Elections

October 1, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Edward Lesko is a 2016 graduate of Spotswood High School and a member of Rutgers University's Class of 2020. The political science major is also one of four candidates vying for one of the two open seats on the Spotswood Borough Council. Lesko is running against Diane Charlesworth, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Every voter can help the General Election run as smoothly as possible by filling out and returning your General Election Vote-by-Mail ballot as soon as possible after you receive it. The following early voting methods are available now, and are in effect until the polls close at ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Jim Lloyd and his wife have lived in Milltown for eight years. Their two children are students at the Joyce Kilmer School. Lloyd is seeking re-election to the Milltown Board of Education in November. "I'm running for the board because I have a good sense of how things work and I ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Jose Rivera is the only incumbent on the ballot for the two open seats on the Spotswood Borough Council. Rivera was elected in 2016 and is seeking re-election on November 3. Diane Charlesworth, Marylin Israel and Edward Lesko are also running on the ballot for the Spotswood Borough ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood Board of Education candidate Dan Lennan is holding a meet and greet on Saturday, October 3 at the Maple Street Pavilion in Helmetta at 6 p.m. Lennan is running against incumbent Bertrand Louis for the one open seat on the Spotswood Board of Education in the ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Voters in Spotswood and Helmetta are deciding on one open Spotswood Board of Education seat in the upcoming election. Mail-in ballots have been sent out by Middlesex County and have begun arriving in borough mailboxes. Incumbent Bertrand Louis and Dan Lennan are both ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Three Milltown Board of Education seats will be on the ballot for borough voters this fall. JoAnne Demetrio, James Lloyd and Mary O'Mara are all running for re-election. Egnita Pardo is also seeking one of the open seats as a write-in candidate. Demetrio has held a seat on the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Spotswood Borough Council in the upcoming November election. Incumbent Jose Rivera, Diane Charlesworth, Edward Lesko and Marylin Israel are all seeking a seat in the 2020 election. Israel isn't a stranger to the local campaign trail.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - In the 112-year history of the borough, Spotswood has never had a female mayor. When Jackie Palmer first ran for mayor in 2016, she was the first female candidate to seek the office. Palmer finished second in the 2016 election to current Mayor Ed Seely. The longtime resident will ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is recommending all Garden State residents cast their vote on Election Day 2020 by mail. Now borough residents will not have to go far to drop off their completed mail-in ballot. An election drop box is available at the Spotswood Municipal Building on ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is encouraging all Garden State voters to cast their vote in the 2020 election by mail. However, the borough will still have one polling place open on November 3 at the Helmetta Community Center. Poll workers are needed. Anyone interested should ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough voters will be deciding on a new mayor and two open seats on the Spotswood Borough Council on Election Day. Incumbent Councilman Jose Rivera, Edward Lesko, Marylin Israel and Diane Charlesworth are all candidates on the November 3 ballot. Charlesworth has been a resident of ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Despite the coronavirus crisis, the borough will hold its annual Candidates Forum on Wednesday, October 14. However, unlike in years past, the public will not be invited to attend the forum due to COVID concerns. Instead, residents can view the forum live on Channel 15 and Milltown's ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Three seats are up for grabs on the Milltown Board of Education on November 3. JoAnne Demetrio, James Lloyd and Mary O'Mara are all running for re-election. Longtime Milltown resident Egnita Pardo is seeking one of the open BOE seats as a write-in candidate. Pardo and her husband ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is encouraging most Garden State voters to cast their votes on Election Day by mail. However, Spotswood will still have two polling places available for those voters wishing to cast a ballot in person. The following polling places will be open from 6 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Freeholders have adopted a non-binding resolution that urges state and county election officials to join them in supporting "voter choice" and ensure that in-person machine voting not be supplanted by mail-in balloting in the upcoming election. The ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -   One hundred years ago the 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 19th, 1920. One hundred years ago, the work of Susan B. Anthony finally came to fruition when Anthony called for a “true republic - one with equal rights for men and women alike." But the battle wasn’t over. Even a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Local and national elections are fast approaching. Soon, New Jersey residents will be able to vote for president, senator, congressional representatives and municipal politicians of their choice. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has left people confused about ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Responding to the news that the Trump campaign is suing New Jersey over mail-in voting, Governor Phil Murphy went on the offensive during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton today. “Vote-by-mail is not new in New Jersey and takes on the added importance of protecting both ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The November 3 general election will be held overwhelmingly via a vote-by-mail model as per an executive order forthcoming from Governor Phil Murphy, who says this is the safest way to ensure the voting process during the COVID-19 pandemic. All registered New Jersey voters will ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough mayoral candidate Jackie Palmer is hosting a Meet and Greet at Mundy Park on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. Spotswood voters will be deciding on a mayor and two borough council seats in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 3. Current Spotswood Mayor Ed Seely is not ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County Republican Chairperson Lucille Panos has filed a complaint and a request for Immediate action against the County's Board of Elections.  In a letter to New Jersey's Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Panos expresses her concerns about the delay in processing ...

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NEW JERSEY - Tuesday was Primary Day in the Garden State and preliminary results are in. However, since most of the primary voting was done by mail, complete results will not be known until all vote-by-mail and provisional ballots are tabulated. Vote-by-mail results will be complete by July 14 and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of the New Jersey State Primary Election, with Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 144 declaring that the election be held mainly by mail. Despite the pandemic, Middlesex County is ensuring voters still have a safe and secure way ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Primary Day is coming up in New Jersey on Tuesday, July 7. On the local level, Helmetta has two open seats for the Borough Council on the ballot. However, due to a mix up regarding the deadline for filing, Helmetta Borough Councilwoman Noreen Carolan-Genthe's name does not appear on ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Tuesday, July 7 is Primary Day in New Jersey. However, unlike in past primaries, New Jersey voters are being strongly encouraged to complete the vote-by-mail ballots mailed to all registered voters earlier this spring. Completed ballots can be returned to special vote-by-mail ballot ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Tuesday, July 7 is Primary Day in the Garden State. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, voters are strongly encouraged to complete the mail-in ballots that were sent to all registered voters. In-person voting is extremely limited throughout the state. The borough has placed a ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Petition packets are available for pickup by appointment only at the Spotswood Municipal Building's Municipal Clerk's Office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Borough residents will be voting for a mayor and two open Spotswood Borough Council seats at the upcoming general ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - June deadlines for the upcoming primary election are approaching. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy moved the date of New Jersey's primary to Tuesday, July 7 because of the coronavirus pandemic. While a limited number of polling places will be open, Garden State residents are ...

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