Elections

August 2, 2018

Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The most hotly contested election in the Montclair area has nearly come to a close, narrowing it down to only two party-backed candidates sparring for the 11th Congressional District seat vacated by Republican incumbent Rodney Frelinghuysen, after announcing in January that he will ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, dubbed "Motor Voter", is now law. The bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday, was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Asserting it's more important to keep Democrats at bay than to become a Congressman, Succasunna resident Craig Heard said Monday he will not wage a primary election challenge this year against U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th Dist.). Heard, who unsuccessfully tried to beat Lance in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – In the wake of long-time Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen announcing his plans to not run for re-election, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26), who represents Montville Township, announced Feb. 3 his intention to run for the Republican nomination in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional ...

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MORRISTOWN -- Longtime U.S. Representative and Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) has announced that he will not seek re-election this year, according to multiple media reports. Facing a spirited challenge in the upcoming general election, Rep. Frelinghuysen's ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Tuesday the Democratic county chairs of Essex, Passaic, Morris, and Sussex counties announced their full support for Montclair resident Mikie Sherrill in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. In a statement released Tuesday, Chairman LeRoy ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Steven Rogers, Chairman of the NJ Trump-Pence 2020 Campaign is launching the 2018 Make America Great Again tour on January 18 at the Montclair Republican Club meeting at Greek Taverna on Bloomfield Avenue.  The Nutley Commissioner states he will be traveling throughout NJ to deliver ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.  ...

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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," ...

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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.

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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. Related Article Rutgers Law Students Offer Free Assistance to Voters on Election Day But on the weekend before his Election ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Everyone in New Jersey knows that all roads and all trains ultimately lead to Newark, the state's largest city. With the Garden State, and all of America, at a crossroads, former U.S. President Barack Obama came to downtown Newark this week to back Phil Murphy's bid to become New ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The boxing gloves were on as Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidates Shelia Oliver and Carlos Rendo met face to face Monday in the only televised debate held prior to the upcoming NJ General Election, November 7. Held in the Presidential Theatre on the Montclair State University ...

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks.  Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  After forming an exploratory committee earlier this year, Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark has decided not to run for Congress.  At an afternoon press conference at Dowling Gardens, he announced the news, and formally endorsed Mikie Sherrill of Montclair. "After much ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Local DJ/recording artist Adam Cruz is hosting an artist networking and registration drive Saturday October 14 at the Afro-Brazilian Cultural Center of NJ in Bloomfield. The event, “New Jersey Drive” will feature art and music solely by New Jersey based artists who will network ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Volunteers from the 11th for Change organization were outside of the Hillary Clinton book signing event held at Watchung Booksellers on Tuesday. They took the opportunity to voice political views about Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-NJ.  The grassroots non-partisan coalition, 11th ...

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