Elections

October 1, 2019

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – November 5, 2019 is Election Day and the Board of Elections of Passaic County is looking for your help in one of two ways:  they are inviting people to participate in a mock election, which will also help them test their new voting machines; and they are looking for people to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Assemblymembers Lisa Swain (D) and Christopher Tully (D), represent Legislative District 38, which encompasses the borough of Hawthorne as its sole Passaic county municipality among Bergen county towns, were endorsed by the New Jersey Education Association PAC Operating Committee.  ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - According to a statement, Thomas Bushnauskas, Democratic candidate running for councilman in Hawthorne's Second Ward, received a letter of endorsement from the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 152.  The letter read, in part, "Your dedication and actions to support good ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Craig Cayetano has put down in writing that he and his campaign will refuse to accept any money from sources "whose primary business is the extraction, processing, distribution of sale of oil, gas and coal" according to a statement released Monday.  Cayetano is running as the Green ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Philip Speulda, a resident of Hawthorne and frequent candidate who ran against Mayor Goldberg and Naomi Collier in the last mayoral race, and who took 28.6% of the 136 Republican votes cast in the June 4, 2019, Ward 2 Council Primary, has one cause above all he feels passionately ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne resident Craig Cayetano announced to TAPinto Hawthorne that he has filed at the Passaic County Administration Building to run as a Green Party candidate for the Ward 3 Council.  The statement reads below. Hello everyone! I’m so excited to announce that I have filed to ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ – The results from the County of Passaic are still listed as unofficial, but provide insights as to the voting behavior of Hawthorne residents in yesterday’s primary election. Voter turn-out across the state of New Jersey as a whole was very low and Hawthorne was not an exception ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - As of 10:46 p.m., the unofficial results tallying the votes-by-mail and those from the polls show that Thomas Bushnauskas, running an independent campaign off the line, earned 53 votes.  He defeated Brett Murphy, the Democratic Party backed candidate, who scored 50. With the ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The unofficial results as of 9:51 p.m. from the Office of the Borough Clerk have announced that Thomas J. Bushnauskas is leading Democratic Party-backed Brett A. Murphy in the Hawthorne Ward 2 Primary. Bushnauskas was reported to have 43 votes to Murphy's 39, although these results ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Republican voters going to the polls in Tuesday's June 4 primary election will have found all four wards uncontested, including Ward 2, despite Phil Speulda's name appearing on the ballot.  He had withdrawn his petition to run in the primary against Goldberg-backed Rayna Laiosa but ...

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This article has been updated (April 18, 2019, at 11:30 a.m.) HAWTHORNE, NJ - Philip D. Speulda, a resident of Ward 2 and member of the GOP County Committee, had been running for the Ward 2 Council seat until Tuesday, TAPinto Hawthorne has learned, when he submitted a letter to the borough clerk ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Third Ward Republican candidate Carey Cornett, Jr., a 22 year-old law student at Pace University, turned in a letter to the borough Tuesday, withdrawing his candidacy.  Cornett, running on the line of "Republican Advocate for Change",  would have faced incumbent Councilman Garret ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Monday, 4:00 p.m., deadline for filing candidacies for the four ward council seats has passed.  The Passaic County Regular Republican Organization and Passaic County Democratic Organization are both filling full slates and three candidates, two Republicans and one Democrat, are ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Friday afternoon the candidates for "Team Goldberg" turned in their petitions for the upcoming council election.  The four ward seats are up for grabs and half of those will be challenged by incumbents.  The three at-large council seats and the mayor's office are not up for ...

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PATERSON, NJ - According to a statement, Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, past Passaic County Sheriff and current Public Safety Director in Paterson, will not run for sheriff, ending speculation as to his intentions. Speziale, a Democrat, served as Passaic County Sheriff from 2002 ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne's Council President and Councilman for the 4th Ward told TAPinto Hawthorne that he will be seeking re-election as his term comes to a close at the end of this year.  "Yes, it is my intention to run for re-election," Matthews said.  "Representing the residents of Hawthorne ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - After a contentious mid-term election across the nation, but particularly in New Jersey, Hawthorne residents will see incumbent Democrat Senator Bob Menendez return to office.  Menendez defeated Republican Bob Hugin in one of the most bitter and hard-fought NJ senate contests in ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - Republican Passaic County Clerk candidate Ron Fava has denied doctoring a photo of his opponent Daniel Ireland-Imhof to make her appear darker in campaign literature. “It's just a photo -- not darkened. Her fliers and posters have her picture on them,” Fava said. “Sorry to see the ...

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NORTH HALEDON, NJ - North Haledon Republican Councilman Raymond T. Melone has endorsed the Democratic ticket for mayor and council, according to a statement.  Melone has served on the North Haledon borough council since 2003 and has expressed his support for incumbent mayor Randy George's opponent, ...

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