FLEMINGTON, NJ – As the November election approaches, this is a good time to remind readers about TAPinto’s policies regarding elections.

The purpose of these rules is to ensure that everybody is treated fairly and equally.

Candidate Statements: Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted until midnight Saturday, Oct 26.

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Publication of candidate statements is at the sole discretion of the editors and there is no cost to the candidate for such publication. They must be factually accurate and not defamatory. No pre-election statements will be published after Monday, Oct. 28.   

Candidate statements must – without exception -  be submitted through the site directly.

Letters to the Editor: Anyone can submit Letters to the Editor at no charge at any time up until midnight Saturday, Oct 26. Publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of the editors and there is no cost for such publication. They must be factually accurate and not defamatory. Anonymous letters are not considered for publication and are promptly deleted. Letter writers must submit their phone number with their letter. The phone number will not be published; it will be used only for verification purposes. Letters to the Editor must – without exception -  be submitted through the site directly.

Press Releases: Campaign press releases can be submitted for consideration for publication at no charge until midnight Saturday, Oct 26.

To guarantee publication, press releases cost $50 per release per TAPinto site and must be factually accurate and not defamatory.

Publication of press releases is at the sole discretion of the editors. Should the release not be published, payment will be refunded. Press releases must – without exception -  be submitted through the site directly.

Advertising: All candidates are able to purchase advertising on the site. All candidates in a town are charged the same amount for the same sized ad for the same time period. To advertise, contact the editor for your town’s site or email marketing@tapinto.net.