Elections

June 9, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Republican Organization will hold their Party reorganization on Tuesday, June 15, Chairman Jose Arango has announced. The event take place at the Boulevard (formerly Scheutzen Park), 3167 John F Kennedy Blvd in North Bergen and begin at 6:00 p.m.  A vote for ...

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NEW JERSEY - Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 8. Candidates for General Assembly, State Senate, and Governor, will appear on the ballot. Polls will be open for in-person voting across the state.  For those registered voters wishing to cast their ballot by mail, the deadline to request a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Lewis Spears, executive director the not-for-profit Kismet of Kings, and an aide to Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti, has filed to run for mayor in Jersey City against incumbent Mayor Steven Fulop. Born and raised in Jersey City, Spears is seen as something of an urban ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Backed by the Hispanic American Commerce Association, political activist and longtime resident, Elvin Dominci, will run for Jersey City Council-at-large in the 2021 Jersey City Municipal Elections as an independent.  Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Dominci immigrated ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Despite legal challenges and protests from progressives, the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) announced its endorsements for the June 2021 primary. Gov. Phil Murphy, with a recent poll statewide showing his approval rating at more than 58 percent of likely voters, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday will give voters more opportunities to cast their ballots at their convenience, through early, in-person voting starting with the 2021 primary election.  “While other states are looking to find ways to keep their citizens from ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Danielle Freire, a resident of Jersey City Heights, announced that she will challenge current Councilman Yousef Saleh for the Ward D seat in the November 2 municipal election. Saleh, who was appointed to the seat after the untimely death of Michael Yun, won the seat in a ...

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UNION CITY, NJ - Everything is personal, said State Senator Brian Stack, during a brief speech as he kicked off his ticket’s campaign to retain their seats in the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly representing the 33rd Legislative District from the community room of St. Anthony’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A resolution calling for fair election ballots passed the city council by a 2-0 vote Wednesday. With three council members absent, and four abstaining, the votes of James Solomon and Rolando Lavarro were enough to carry the purely ceremonial measure. Both are currently fighting ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Teamsters Joint Council 73, a union PAC representing 50,000 workers in New Jersey, is the latest to jump on the Fulop Team bandwagon with its endorsement. Fulop is running for his third term alongside Council members Joyce Watterman, Daniel Rivera, Denise Ridley, Mira ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Fresh off a surprisingly strong showing in November, and ready to demonstrate that the county and state need common-sense conservative leadership, the Hudson County Republicans enthusiastically endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for Governor along with qualified candidates for the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - While not likely to be the last to throw his hat in the November council race, Kevin Bing is the latest of the candidates to announce that he will seek a seat on the city council in the Nov. 2 election. Bing, the former president of the Journal Square Community Association, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Despite intervention from state Party leaders, including Gov. Phil Murphy, Mayor Jimmy Davis has told the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) that he would not support Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti in the upcoming Democratic primary. Although technically the decision ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In a race where the boxing gloves are likely to come off, the Ward E election will feature, at least in part, a rematch of the 2017 contest as Jake Hudnut has announced that he is weighing in as the Fulop Team’s candidate. This time on the other side of the ring, Hudnut, who ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Councilman Richard Boggiano has never been shy about speaking his mind or voting the way his conscience dictates. His ability to scrape together a political victory against long odds is legendary, since he ran for council twice against what was then considered the invincible ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Citing the Fulop administration’s unprecedented investments in the south side of the city, its effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, its success in reducing crime while making the Jersey City Police Department more diverse and responsive to the community, and its ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Among the tens of millions of Americans watching Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden was Francesca Giarratana, a lifelong resident of Jersey City and current Division Chief for Hudson County Planning. Giarratana had a special connection to the historic event having ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Joshua Sotomayor Einstein, a GOP Committee person from Hoboken, will not be allowed to run for reelection on the party line in June, after he admitted that he “emotionally abused” women. State GOP party officials including Republican State Chairman Michael Lavery have ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In what can be seen as another sign of unity among Hudson County Democrats, Rep. Albio Sires (D-Hudson) has offered his support to Mayor Steven Fulop and his City Council slate in the upcoming citywide election being held in November. Sires’ endorsement follows the announcement ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - There appears to be peace in Jersey City, or at least a detente, when it comes to the politics at 280 Grove Street, as well as the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO). Less than three years removed from an attempt he made to oust her father from Hudson County’s top ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- The forging of a “strong personal bond in recent years that has transcended previous political difference” between Ward C Councilman Rich Boggiano and Mayor Steven Fulop will grow further as the two run for reelection on a ticket together in 2021, a campaign statement announced ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In an election that may serve as a preview to next year’s regular municipal races in Jersey City, Ward D Councilman Yousef Saleh bested four other candidates to retain the seat he was appointed to in June. Saleh won in a five-way race that included Ambrossi, Cynthia ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Lorenzo Richardson was this year’s Jersey City Board of Education election top vote-getter, leading his Education Matters ticket to victory. With more ballots still to be counted, Richardson received 28,421 votes, followed by Gina Verdibello with 27,332, and Lekendrick Shaw ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - With preliminary election results showing that Hudson County voters overwhelmingly supported Joe Biden for President over incumbent Donald Trump, Amy DeGise, Chair of the Hudson County Democratic Organization, said that they were “proud of the work that we put in to guarantee a ...

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Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Two of the three members of the Education Matters slate of candidates for Jersey City Board of Education now have the endorsement of Jersey City Ward B Councilwoman Mira Prinz-Arey. In a statement issued by the campaign, the westside section representative to the City’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak will square off with New Jersey State Senator Mike Testa in a Presidential debate hosted by the New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance Tuesday. Both men, standing in for their Party's Presidential candidate, will be asked questions ...

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KEARNY, NJ – Joined by one of his House colleagues, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. chastised US Postal Service officials for refusing to allow them to inspect the Dominic V. Daniels Processing and Distribution Center to assess USPS’s ability to carry out New Jersey’s ongoing ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In a marathon virtual debate hosted by the Riverview Neighborhood Association, four out of the five candidates running to fill the unexpired term of Councilman Michael Yun responded to questions covering a wide variety of subjects. Yun, who served as Ward D Councilman, died ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - With Election Day just over three weeks away, the Hudson County Board of Elections is offering guidance so residents can exercise their civic duty regardless of whether they vote in-person or by mail.  Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order this summer guaranteeing ...

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