Elections

November 13, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH  NJ – Olivia Holmes will become the first Democrat elected to the Township Committee in 11 years. The Somerset County Board of Elections completed its tabulation of mail-in and provisional ballots early Tuesday evening, one week after Election Day, with Holmes receiving the second ...

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HILLSBOROUGH , NJ – Less than one percentage point separates the four candidates who ran for two Township Committee seats on Election Day, with the  outcome of Tuesday’s local elections not expected until next Tuesday,  when all provisional ballots and mail-in ballots are counted and included in ...

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HILLSBOROUGH , NJ - Uncertainty continues to loom over the outcome of Tuesday’s local elections, with the probability that the final vote count to determine the winners of two seats on the Township Committee won’t be finalized until Tuesday when all provisional ballots and mail-in ballots are ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – It may take days to determine the winners in the race for two seats on the Township Committee. Several races in Somerset County will be affected by Tuesday’s court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone in Somerville, which will delay the final results of many ...

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SOMERVILLE, 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, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - In addition to voting on local, county, congressional and school board elections Tuesday, Nov. 6, New Jersey voters will be asked to approve a ballot question that would authorize the state to borrow $500 million to spend on education and infrastructure. Public Question No. 1 ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Voters will have their hands full on Election Day. On the local level, they’ll  decide from among four candidates for two seats on the Township Committee. That’s for starters. They’ll also decide the fate of incumbents and challengers for two seats on the Somerset ...

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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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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - High school students across Middlesex and Somerset counties have a chance to to tell adults why people should vote in elections in an contest that the Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring for youths. In "Y-Vote," students can write an essay or produce ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to know that options have changed for the New Jersey Vote By Mail program. Voters can now choose to receive a Mail-in Ballot for all future elections (including primary and special elections) by filling out one application.  If ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee voted unanimously at its meeting Tuesday night to appoint Republican Shawn Lipani to fill the vacancy created by former Committeeman Greg Burchette, who resigned earlier this summer. Immediately following the Township Committee vote, Lipani was sworn to ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Olivia Holmes has been chosen by the Hillsborough Democratic Organization to replace Jim Bergstrom as one of their candidates for the Hillsborough Township Committee. Holmes also received the unanimous endorsement of the Hillsborough Democratic Alliance at their July ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Shawn Lipani and Ron Skobo, the 2018 Hillsborough Republican candidates for Township Committee, have been endorsed by former Hillsborough Police Captain Fran Mozgai. “Shawn Lipani and his family have lived, worked and participated in the Hillsborough community for over 50 ...

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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., R-7th It is the second round of television ad buys announced by the PAC, which is endorsed by House Speaker ...

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Editor’s Note: This story will be updated throughout the evening. HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - With candidates from both parties running unopposed for seats on the Township Committee in Tuesday’s New Jersey Primary, there was little drama locally. Unofficial election results provided by the Somerset ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Andrew Zwicker, Jamel Holley, Tim Eustace, Arthur Barclay, Angela McKnight and Raj Mukherji that would allow more young New Jersey residents to participate in elections was approved Thursday by the full Assembly, 56-17. Te “New Voter ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Andrew Zwicker, Jamel Holley, Tim Eustace, Arthur Barclay, Angela McKnight and Raj Mukherji that would allow more young New Jersey residents to participate in elections cleared its first legislative hurdle Thursday with an approval by the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Six Democratic candidates determined to defeat longtime Republican Rep. Leonard Lance in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District in November’s mid-term elections did their best Wednesday night to convince a group of 75 local Democrats that they have what it takes to get the ...

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