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Elections

October 24, 2021

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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The two contenders seeking to lead Jersey City for the next four years faced off at a mayoral forum hosted by the Journal Square Community Association on Oct. 16. Taking questions that covered a range of topics including tax increases to water bills, assisting the school ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  — Crediting them for “restoring trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve while prioritizing support for police officers across the city,” the Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association (JCPOBA), the largest independent local law enforcement union in the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Education Matters team of Paula Jones-Watson, Younass Barkouch, and Natalia Ioffe have launched a new campaign website that they said is designed to better connect with voters.  According to a statement, the team spent much time and thought collaborating on what issues they ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Six of the seven candidates running for At-Large seats on the Jersey City Municipal Council are expected to participate in the Journal Square Community Association (JSQCA) candidates forum Saturday, according to organizers. The event, scheduled for 10:00 a.m. until noon will be ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The first of two debates in the New Jersey Governor’s race kicks off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark tonight, pitting incumbent Phil Murphy, a Democrat, against Republican challenger, Jack Ciattarelli.  “NJPAC is honored to host what promises to be an engaging and ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – It’s officially Autumn, and with the season comes an increased focus on Elections—particularly here in New Jersey, where the Gubernatorial campaign and many Municipal decisions will be made after the vote on Tuesday, November 2. However, as Mike Harper, of the Hudson County ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - William B. Sampson IV hadn’t really considered public office until Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis asked him to run for the State Assembly earlier this year. “I built a relationship with Mayor Davis when he ran for mayor in 2014,” Sampson told TAPinto Bayonne and Jersey City. “He was ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Women, a grassroots organization led by Eiko La Boria and Monica Meiterman-Rodriguez held a Town Hall meeting earlier this month to discuss ongoing issues that Jersey City women in politics face.  Held on the DVORA rooftop, the event featured a panel discussion with ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A property once owned by mayoral candidate Lewis Spears has become the latest focus in the race for Jersey City's top political spot.  Spears is challenging incumbent Mayor Steven Fulop in the non-partisan Jersey City municipal elections on Nov. 2. While questions about ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite some last-minute doubts among political insiders whether some of his petition signatures would be accepted, Councilman-At-Large Rolando Lavarro managed to qualify for the ballot. The Jersey City Clerk’s office certified that Lavarro turned in more than 2,500 valid ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ: Despite it being a non-governmental association, The Hudson County Clerk’s Office will accept completed vote-by-mail applications voters may have received from the Center for Voter Information.  According to a statement by Hudson County Clerk E. Junior Maldonado, voters may ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Lewis Spears, the fourth African American man, and the youngest, to certify for a mayoral election in Jersey City, will be on the ballot facing off against Mayor Steven Fulop on Nov. 2. “Our journey to City Hall is officially underway,” Spears said in a statement announcing ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Flexing his muscles in the Ward F council race, incumbent Councilman Jermaine Robinson, accompanied by Darlene Green, Ward F Leader; Barbara Stamato, Chairwoman, Jersey City Democratic Organization; and Sullivan Johnson, Councilman Robinson’s Chief of Staff; delivered 1,123 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Tom Zuppa, one of the candidates seeking to unseat incumbent Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano submitted more than 500 petition signatures to qualify to run in the Nov. 2 election. “It is the next step towards bringing A New Day for Ward C, focused on fighting for our ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In what his team claims shows his campaign’s organizational strength, as well as the broad support the incumbent enjoys throughout the community, Mayor Steven Fulop filed over 6,000 nominating petitions with the City Clerk on Wednesday.  The Fulop 2021 campaign is still ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Kristen Zadroga Hart threw her hat into the Jersey City council race Tuesday. “I am excited to announce my candidacy for Jersey City Council to represent Ward A.,” she said in a release. “As a lifelong resident and dedicated educator in Jersey City for 28 years, I know the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Both candidates in what is expected to be a hotly contested race for the Ward E Council seat presented petitions last week to appear on the November ballot. Incumbent James Solomon submitted more than 1,011 signatures while Jake Hudnut, who also serves as the Chief Prosecutor ...

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