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Elections

June 20, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Robert Menendez Jr. is caught in an odd place, he told TAPinto recently. Fresh off an overwhelming victory in the Democratic primary, and poised to win a similar victory in November’s general election, he said people come up to him often seeking help. The problem is, even after ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In a move that restructures political power in Hudson County, County Commission Chair Anthony Vaineiri was elected as the new Chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization in a vote of the county’s 900 elected committee members.  Vainieri will be joined by a slate of ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Robert Menendez, Jr., son of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Sr. easily won the Democratic primary and will run against Republican Marcos Arroyo in November. Democratic Congressman Albio Sires, who currently represents the 8th district, decided not to run for reelection. The ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Early voting for the 2022 Primary election has started in Hudson County. Registered voters can cast their ballots at a number of locations across Hudson County until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - With primary elections fast approaching, Governor Murphy signed legislation increasing the pay for New Jersey's election workers.  Elections workers will now be paid $300 per day, up from $200. The bill also appropriates $7,000,000 to the Department of State.    “Election workers ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of more than 15 organizations around the city, as well as Councilman Frank Gilmore, challenging the recent redistricting of Jersey City’s six election wards.  The neighborhood block associations and several city-wide organizations ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In what is yet may be another major shift in political power in Hudson County, Anthony Vainieri, Chair of the Hudson County Board of Commissioners, is making a bid to become the chair of the Hudson County Democratic Organization. Vainieri says he has the support of the 12 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Anyone aware of their history over the last eight years probably isn’t surprised that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has endorsed Mayor Jimmy Davis’s reelection bid in Bayonne. “He’s done a good job and been a good partner,” Fulop said in a video first published by Hudson ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Saying he had planned all along not to seek reelection to the state senate, Nicholas Sacco announced today he would endorse state Senator Brian Stack instead in the 2023 campaign. Both Sacco and Stack, however, expressed dismay at the treatment of Hudson County in the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Chairwoman Amy DeGise and the Hudson County Democratic Organization are endorsing Sheriff Frank Schillari for re-election. A lifelong resident of Hudson County, retired police sergeant and U.S. Navy veteran Schillari is running for an unprecedented fifth consecutive term to ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In what may be the most dramatic shift in Hudson County political power in a generation, the new redistricting of legislative seats has put Union City, North Bergen, and other north Hudson towns into the 33rd district, and reshaped the 32nd legislative district to include all of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - After the months-long, once a decade process of Congressional Redistricting, Hudson County’s voting boundaries for House members remain largely unchanged heading into the 2022 elections. As reported in depth by NJ Globe, the new map was arrived at after a commission of six ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Responding to his colleague's announcement that he will not seek another term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-09) said that “Albio Sires is a giant in every sense of the word." "For the last 16 years, I have had no better partner in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Rep. Albio Sires of West New York, a popular North Hudson political figure, will not seek reelection to the House of Representatives seat he has held since 2006. Although he will not issue the formal announcement until after the first of the year, Sires has indicated he will ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - "It looks like the results aren't going our way tonight," Kevin Bing told TAPinto Jersey City soon after polls closed on Tuesday. "One way to make change is at the polling booth. The other is to get organized and fight for the issues that matter. That's what this campaign ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Incumbent Richard Boggiano appears to have easily defeated Kevin Bing in the Dec. 7 runoff election in Ward C. “The people came out and spoke,” Boggiano, who garnered just over 58 percent of the vote according to the Hudson County Clerk’s website, said. A disappointed but ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In what may be a test of the changing nature of Journal Square, incumbent Councilman Richard Boggiano is fending off a runoff challenge by Kevin Bing in Tuesday’s election. Some have called it a battle between street parking and bicycle lanes, referring to the stance each ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Citing his former opponent’s “extensive background in public service and relentless commitment to improving quality of life for residents, specifically praising his plan to expand parking in Ward C,” Tom Zuppoa has endorsed Councilman Rich Boggiano in the Ward C Jersey City ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - New Jersey's GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli is still campaigning and unwilling to concede, despite Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy having been declared the winner by several media organizations. The governor also declared victory himselg Wednesday night at a rally in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Although Councilman Richard Boggiano received 45 percent of the vote cast in a three-way race for the Ward C Council seat, it was not enough to avoid a runoff. Boggiano will face Kevin Bing on Dec. 7 to determine the victor. This is something of a surprise for many local ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Crowds at Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City gave a rousing cheer as Mayor Steven Fulop took the stage to acknowledge his win for a third term as mayor – a feat not achieved by any of his predecessors since Frank Hague. With about 66 percent of the total votes cast counted, Fulop ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  Steven Fulop knew perfectly well when he cast his vote at PS 28 on Tuesday that he was on the verge of making history. If victorious, Fulop would become the first Jersey City mayor elected to a third term since Frank Hague last accomplished this in the mid-1940s. While the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Polls are now open in Jersey City with voters having the opportunity to vote for Governor, State Senate, State Assembly, County Register, Jersey City Mayor, Jersey City Municipal Council, and Jersey City Board of Education. Voters may choose up to two candidates for General ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Following their endorsements of Mayor Steven Fulop, incumbent Councilmembers Joyce Watterman and Daniel Rivera, and new ticket member Amy DeGise, the Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association (JCPOBA), the state’s largest independent local law enforcement union ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In years past, making a comparison between Election Day and the Super Bowl would have been apt, opposing teams working out their plays for an entire season, all gearing up for one big game that would decide the victor. This year, with the introduction of early voting, the final ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association (JCPOBA), the state’s largest independent local law enforcement union representing more than 700 police officers employed by the City of Jersey City Police Department, has endorsed At-Large Council Candidates Joyce Watterman, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Ward F council candidate Frank Gilmore responded to an anonymous attack flyer denouncing it as misinformation about his arrest record. At a press conference held in front of his community center at 135 Monticello Ave., Gilmore challenged his political opponents to also denounce ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - For weeks Hudson County Democratic Organization Chairwoman Amy DeGise has been urging the Party faithful to develop a voting plan, to make sure their ballots are counted in support of the Line A ticket headed up by Governor Phil Murphy. On Sunday, efforts to get voters to act ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Former President Barack Obama came to Newark Saturday to boost Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy’s re-election bid, bringing his unique brand of political charisma to Weequahic Park on the first day of early voting in New Jersey.  Obama’s stop in the South Ward echoed his visit ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- One of the nation’s most recognized members of Congress will be in Jersey City Sunday to help “get out the early vote” for Governor Phil Murphy and other candidates running under the banner of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO). In a statement, HCDO Chairwoman ...

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