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Essex Co. Exec Joe DiVincenzo Launches 2018 Re-election Campaign with Show of Force 

December 11, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - In a show of force intended to dissuade potential primary challengers, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced his re-election campaign amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex.

"Essex County has never been this strong, not only here, but throughout the state of New Jersey," said ...

Montclair Councilwoman Baskerville to Serve on Murphy’s Transition Team

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair Township officials have announced that Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, has been named to serve on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on the Healthcare Committee.

During the course of the next two months, Dr. Baskerville will participate in making recommendations on healthcare policy issues and initiatives as the new administration prepares to ...

Pomares Pledges Positive and Inclusive Atmosphere in New Role as Montclair-area Freeholder

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Carlos Pomares is the new Freeholder representing Essex County's 5th. The district includes Bloomfield, Nutley, Belleville, Glen Ridge, and Montclair. Pomares is also a Councilman-at-Large in Bloomfield.

"I am honored to have been elected 5th District Freeholder in Essex County.  As I have done as Councilman in Bloomfield, I pledge to create a positive ...

Murphy Convincingly Wins NJ Governor's Campaign

NEWARK, NJ - The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Today is Election Day. Election Day polls open 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Find your polling place here: your local polling place.

Democrats Rally in Newark to Get Out the Vote on Tuesday

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy is known for being congenial when encountered up close and personal, often using his natural Irish gift of the gab.

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Rutgers Law Students Offer Free Assistance to Voters on Election Day

But on the weekend before his Election Day showdown with Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno, Murphy's ...

Rutgers Law Students Offer Free Assistance to Voters on Election Day

Essex County voters who get turned down to vote next Tuesday, November 7, at their polling places can receive free legal assistance from students at Rutgers Law School in Newark.

If an Essex County resident goes to vote on Election Day and is not permitted to cast their ballot on the voting machine at a polling place, that voter can appear before a judge to obtain a court order allowing them ...

Public Question #1: Library Construction Bond Act Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local elections on November 7, Garden State voters will also be asked three public questions. The first two are statewide questions focusing on how to spend the public’s money:

Whether to increase financial support to New Jersey public libraries.
Whether to ensure moneys collected by the state as reparations for ...

First Lady Hopeful Tammy Murphy, Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Hold First Responder "Get Out The Vote" Rally in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With less than a week left before the election, the Murphy campaign is making a local push to ensure that Phil Murphy comes out on top in what's becoming a contentious gubernatorial race.  On Friday afternoon at Bloomfield Fire Headquarters, Tammy Murphy, the wife of Democratic nominee Phil Murphy along with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a ...

Booker, Menendez Come to Essex County To Detail Trump Tax Plan on NJ Middle Class

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez stood with Bloomfield homeowner Peter Tom Friday at his Ferncliff Road residence to discuss the impact of the Trump Administration's tax reform plan unveiled Friday by House Republicans-including the elimination of middle class tax breaks for existing homeowners and the state sales income tax deductions that will potentially drive up ...

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Joseph N DiVincenzo Jr to Kick Off Re-Election Campaign for Essex County Executive

December 10, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will kick off his re-election campaign for Essex County Executive on Monday at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark. He will be seeking his fifth term as Essex County Executive.

U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, Congressman Donald Payne, Governor-Elect Phil Murphy, Lt. Governor-Elect Sheila Oliver, State Senate ...