Elections

July 31, 2018

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAPinto. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

SOMERSET, NJ - Residents in district 14, 15, and 16 voted in a new polling location this Tuesday, the Masjid-E-Ali Mosque at 47 Cedar Grove Lane. The mosque served the public as a polling station during the June primaries, and feedback gathered at that time was used to ensure ease of service ...

Read more »

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy.  "My prayers have been answered," said ...

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Polls are closing at 8 p.m., and results are starting to come in. We've partnered with NJ Spotlight and NJ News Commons to bring you live election results. Check back for minute-by-minute updates on the gubernatorial and state legislature races and the two ballot questions.

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elections are just a few days away, and Democrats are holding a major fundraising advantage over their Republican opponents, according to campaign finance reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission website. The recent wave of fundraising numbers and data came ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kim Guadagno is adamantly against New Jersey becoming a sanctuary state.  Guadagno recently released her proposal to completely ban sanctuary cities in New Jersey saying that sanctuary cities endanger the lives of the public, risk cutting ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today urged voters to approve Public Question No. 1 on the ballot Tuesday, November 7—the proposed act that will allow the state to sell $125 million in State general obligation bonds. The goals of the bond act are to ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Next week's election ballot will contain not only voting options for local officials and members of the county or legislative district administrators, but also two questions regarding public finances.  One question focuses on increasing the financial support for New Jersey's public ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series this week titled "Meet the Candidates.”  All candidates were asked the three questions below two weeks ago. Their answers to the questions will be published unedited (if they were submitted).  Describe your ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Every candidate looking to serve the people of our community has been contacted and offered the opportunity to submit candidate statements directly to TAPinto Franklin Township. Candidates will have until this Saturday to send a statement and had the chance to send one per ...

Read more »

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Longtime Democratic incumbents representing New Brunswick in the state Legislature are facing competition from a Republican slate and a third-party candidate when voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 7. ​ New Brunswick is part of the 17th legislative district (LD-17), ...

Read more »

Legislative district 17 incumbent Senator Bob Smith (D) and his challenger Daryl Kipnis squared off to debate at Piscataway High School Wednesday night.  The debate was organized by GOP Chairman, Damon Montesano and moderated by PJ Parker, Co-Publisher of a local online and print ...

Read more »

  SOMERSET, NJ - The JFK Club of Franklin-Somerset held a Board of Education "Candidate Panel Discussion" last week, Oct. 9.  Five of the six candidates running for three open seats, which will serve for three years, were invited to attend the panel discussion. Current Board of Education ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - If you have been driving around town, you may have noticed a lot of lawn signs with names listed on them. Some of the names are recognizable, but to many locals, the names might be unknown. TAPinto Franklin Township is behind the scenes working hard to ensure the public ...

Read more »

SOMERSET, NJ - Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy fresh off an appearance with Joe Biden came to the Imperia for Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s fundraiser to show his support. Senator Bob Smith, local officials and supporters were also on hand to help Danielsen raise money for the upcoming ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township put together a list of five things you need to know about November's election.  1) Election districts 14, 15, 16, and 20 polling locations have been relocated to the following locations: Districts 14, and 15, previously located at Quail Brook ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - TAPinto Franklin Township put together a list of five things you need to know about November's election.  1) Election districts 14, 15, 16, and 20 polling locations have been relocated to the following locations: Districts 14, and 15, previously located at Quail Brook ...

Read more »