Elections

November 7, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday.  Six people are vying for three seats on the Board of Education. Incumbent Laurie Merris, former BOE ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday.  Six people are vying for three seats on the Board of Education. Incumbent Laurie Merris, former BOE ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - In Franklin Township, 3,493 mail-in ballots were sent out and as of earlier today and 2,428 received, according to Township Clerk Anne Marie McCarthy. Original article: A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - This upcoming election will see six people running for three seats on the Board of Education, one local resident running for a House of Representatives seat, and another resident running for a Board of Chosen Freeholders seat on Nov. 6. There are no Township Council seats up for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the Nov. 6 election approaches, do you sometimes feel our electoral system is broken and in need of replacement? If so, you are not alone. In several articles, a free online course and a forthcoming book, Rutgers University-New Brunswick philosophy Professor Alexander ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Ed Potosnak (biography) is running for election to the Franklin Board of Education.  Previously, Ed served as President of the Franklin Board of Education leading to significant improvements he also taught H.S. Chemistry.  Ed is executive director of the New Jersey League of ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police have arrested township resident Richard Jensen for tampering with a political sign. The incident occurred on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the area of Roycebook Road and Burnet Lane, according to Chief Darren Powell. Jensen, 62, faces charges of theft of moveable property.

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SOMERSET, NJ - Every candidate looking to serve the people of our community has been offered the opportunity to submit candidate statements directly to TAPinto Franklin Township for free publication. Nov. 3 is the last day for statement submissions, TAP here to see submitted ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Five Franklin High School students have been selected as a finalist for the Y Vote essay/video contest. Winners will be announced Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 pm, during an awards ceremony at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, on Rutgers University Campus. The Y Vote contest is an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter reminds voters that they can apply for a mail-in ballot for the Nov. 6 election. In addition to regular weekday hours of 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., his office will have extended hours to accommodate those who want to pick up a ballot in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - This upcoming election will see six people running for three seats on the Board of Education, one local resident running for a House of Representatives seat, and another resident running for a Board of Chosen Freeholders seat on Nov. 6. There are no Township Council seats up for ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Six people are running for three seats on the Franklin Township Board of Education this November according to Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter. Below is the list of candidates and their email address if they supplied it to the clerk's office: First ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township is part of a network of more than 75 all-online local newspapers in New Jersey and New York with more than 7,500,000 readers, covering more than 100 municipalities.  Each site provides original objective daily local news reporting, covering everything ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in Franklin Township will elect candidates to the K-12 board of education. Three seats are up for grabs. A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating petition with the county clerk for his or her ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Students from Franklin High School's Junior Statesmen of America club invited Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) to the high school's auditorium for a question-answer session with students, Tuesday, June 12.  In addition to answering student questions, Watson ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The Congressional Leadership Fund super-PAC announced yesterday it is earmarking $2.1 million for broadcast and cable television ads to help re-elect Rep. Leonard Lance. It is the second round of television ad buys announced by the PAC, which is endorsed by House Speaker Paul ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Primary Election is Tuesday, June 5th. Polls will be open from 6 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sample ballots were mailed last month by the Board of Elections; refer to your ballot for your polling location in Franklin Township. Somerset County voters can still apply for a mail-in ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as to become advertisers on TAPinto Franklin Township. Our platform affords a candidate the unique ability to potentially reach thousands of people every day in the township.  Below are ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to be aware that voters can apply for a mail-in ballot for primary elections, which will be held Tuesday, June 5.   Applications for mail-in ballots are available online at: http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/CountyClerkElectionDiv, or ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) through the week before the election. Publication of candidate statements is at the sole ...

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MANVILLE, NJ – More than 300 Somerset County Democrats voted unanimously to nominate Franklin Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and Bernardsville resident and Somerset Hills School Board member Sara Sooy for Somerset County Freeholder. “I’m so proud to have Shanel and Sara representing the Somerset ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Republican candidates and their supporters gathered Thursday night to focus their energy on upcoming elections for the United States Senate, the House of Representatives, Middlesex County Freeholders, and even local council elections in 2018.  The mood at North Brunswick's ...

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WASHINGTON - New Jersey Reps.Leonard Lance (R-7th) and Josh Gottheimer (R-5th) hosted a meeting on Capitol Hill Thursday with Acting IRS Commissioner David J. Kautter concerning prepayments of 2018 property taxes in 2017. The IRS previously issued a ruling stating it would allow the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter has updated his office’s website to include information for the upcoming primary election, including essential information for those who wish to be on the ballot. All candidates running in the June 5 primary must file their petitions by April ...

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