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Franklin Township: Masjid-E-Ali Served as New Polling Station for Primaries

June 7, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Yesterday thousands of Franklin Township citizens exercised one of the most fundamental rights Americans hold. They voted in the primaries to pick the candidates they feel will represent them best on the local, county, and state level of government. 

Residents in districts 14, 15, and 16 had a new polling location at the Masjid-E-Ali Mosque on Cedar Grove Lane. 

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Franklin Township: Incumbents Smith, Danielsen, Egan, and Wright Win in Democratic Primaries, Unofficial Results Say

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Incumbent Democratic township councilman Carl Wright emerged victorious in Tuesday's primary election, beating out challenger John H. Tibbs 724-256, according to unofficial results from the township clerk.

Wright will now run unopposed in the November 8 general election. 

Democratic State Senator, Bob Smith (D-17), defeated ...

Sanders-Inspired Progressives Aim to Secure Democratic Nod in the 17th District

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Three aspiring state politicians hope their progressive bent will help them lock the Democratic nominations for state Senate and Assembly today, June 6, in the primary elections.

New Jersey’s 40-member Senate and 80-member General Assembly combine to make up the state Legislature. Its members work to enact laws, serving all Garden State residents and ...

In the 17th District, State Senate and Assembly Incumbents Vie to Represent Democrats (UPDATE)

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A trio of incumbents is betting that its track record will help them clinch the Democratic nominations for state Senate and Assembly today, June 6, in the primary elections.

New Jersey’s 40-member Senate and 80-member General Assembly combine to make up the state Legislature. Its members work to enact laws, serving all Garden State residents and constituents in ...

Franklin Township: 2 Things to Know about Tuesday's Primary

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Tuesday, June 6 is Primary Election Day. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Your polling place is listed on your sample ballot.

If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your polling place by clicking here.

1) Election districts 14, 15, 16, and 20 polling locations have been relocated to the following:

Districts ...

Primary Elections 2017: The County Clerk's Office is Extending Hours to Help Voters

SOMERVILLE - Can't make it to the polls June 6, for the upcoming primary elections?

Don't worry, the Somerset County Clerk’s Office is extending its hours to accommodate voters.

Residents can apply for a mail-in ballot by clicking here or by going to the lobby of the county clerk's office, located in the lobby of the county ...

Franklin Township: African Day Parade and Festival

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The township's West African community held its first parade and festival May 20.

The Hamilton Street Business District and West African Community Foundation sponsored the event. 

Organizers gathered on a stormy day, in the parking lot of St. Peter and Paul church parking lot.

State and local officials joined in on the ceremonies. Assemblyman Joe Danielsen ...

Franklin Township: Anti-Pipeline Activists Call on Central Jersey Lawmakers to Take Action (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ - Assemblyman Joe Danielsen has stated on the public record a few times his opposition to the proposed gas compressor station:

In February at a forum Danielsen said the following:

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/franklin-township/articles/what-to-know-about-the-proposed-32-000-gas-powere

"Your participation in this issue is critical," Assemblyman Joe ...

Murphy, in Newark, promotes environmental agenda, defends against fracking support accusations

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy came to Newark to underscore his clean energy policy agenda and to try to even the score against critics who have challenged his environmental record.

Speaking at an entrance to Weequahic Park in the city's South Ward on Monday, Murphy laid out a policy plan that he maintains will prove that "economic growth, environmental protection, and ...

Franklin Township: Three Things to Know About Upcoming Primary Election

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Somerset County primary election will be held June 6, and TAPinto Franklin Township put together a list of three things you should know. 

1) The Voter Registration Deadline is Tuesday, May 16, for the primary election.

To register in New Jersey you must be:

A United States citizen
I am at least 17 years old, and understand that I may not vote until ...

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