Elections

June 11, 2021

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state: Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Armando Fontoura is the apparent winner in the Democratic primary race for Essex County Sheriff with more than 75% of the districts reporting. The incumbent holds a commanding lead with 415 of 548 districts reporting, according to unofficial results reported on the Essex County ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Tuesday, June 8th is the Primary Election here in Montclair. Democrats and Republicans will vote to see who will represent each party in the November 9th General. Although Tuesday is a Gubernatorial state-wide election, if it were not for the sea of lawn signs sprouted ...

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NEW JERSEY - The primary election in NJ is June 8. The primary ballot includes state assembly, state senate, and the race for the governor. Polls will be open for in-person voting across the state.  For those registered voters wishing to cast their ballot by mail, the deadline to request a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – With the June 8 primary election just one month away, the Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission hosted their third informative voter registration information session on Wednesday virtually over Zoom. “Every year, the Bloomfield Civil Rights Commission holds a number of information ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair resident Maureen Edelson has been named Vice President of the Essex County NJ Republican Women, according to published reports. Incoming president of Essex County NJ Republican Women, Carol Gallentine of Roseland, kicked off her term with the announcement at the group's ...

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State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January, 2021. Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Music, laughter and car horns could be heard for hours following the news of President-elect Joseph Biden's win over President Donald Trump. Residents and local-area supporters immediately took to the streets to express their joy Saturday afternoon and partied in the streets and on ...

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MONTCLAIR — A group of Montclair residents gathered on Friday to advocate for voting rights. "Protect the Vote' is the theme of the non-partisan rally hosted by the League of Women Voters. In the contentious presidential election that ended on November 3, poll workers have been working ...

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It’s a lengthy job now to process, sort and count ballots cast on Election Day with not all mail-in votes tabulated. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for ...

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A flawed state system, they said, hampered mail-in voting. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — A worker at the Casa Colombo poll location in Millburn said that she accepted vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots from people other than the actual voter on Election Day. According to the New Jersey Division of Elections, a person may transport a VBM ballot for someone else. They are ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In addition to the Presidential, Senatorial, and Congressional races, voters in the state of New Jersey had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  The Associated Press is reporting today that the results of the New Jersey Ballot questions ...

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West Caldwell, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill was re-elected tonight to the House of Representatives for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District for a second term. Sherrill claimed a historic victory in the 11th District in 2018, flipping a reliably Republican seat for the first time in over ...

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At the top of their wish lists, ramping up early voting and implementing same-day registration. "This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - During Monday night's council meeting, Township Clerk Angelese Bermudez Nieves informed the public that several polling locations will be open in Montclair from 6AM to 8PM on Tuesday, November 3. Only paper provisional ballots will be provided at the locations.  Anyone who needs ...

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Signatures created with MVC pin pad are problematic. Voters are asked to ‘cure’ disputed ballots, about half respond. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under ...

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But election so far has proven to be remarkably safe for frontline workers. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is ...

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Counties can begin counting general election votes on Saturday because of the expected flood of paper ballots — but they can’t reveal any results. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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In addition to voting in statewide, county and local elections by November 3, New Jersey residents will be asked three public questions, including whether the state Constitution should be amended to legalize marijuana. The League of Women Voters of New Jersey offers an objective perspective of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - For more than six months, Montclair Township leaders and landlords have been locked into a public battle over rent control in Montclair. The Montclair Property Owners' Association (MPOA) had filed a suit against the Township after the Council voted for a rent control ordinance to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A mail carrier from Hudson County with the U.S. Postal Service was arrested Wednesday for dumping 99 general election ballots sent from the County Board of Elections and intended to be delivered to West Orange residents, from his assigned routes in Orange and West Orange. According ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that President Donald Trump and his staff “acted recklessly” in visiting New Jersey despite knowledge that one of their top advisers had tested positive for the coronavirus.  Trump aide Hope Hicks entered quarantine Wednesday after displaying mild ...

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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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MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Every presidential election is historic. But 2020 has the potential to change the course of our country. Exercising your right to vote has never been so important, or so easy. If you are not registered, or you know someone who is not, here's how to register and vote in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly four hundred Montclair residents gathered and marched on Saturday afternoon in Rand Park calling for people to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming Presidential election.  A group of women calling themselves Suburban Moms Against Re-Electing Trump (S.M.A.R.T.), ...

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There are two parts to Public Question No. 2. Here are the details, who would benefit and what it could cost. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A group of Montclair residents will be hosting a march for unity on Saturday, September 26.  Hosted by Suburban Moms Against Re-Electing Trump (SMART), the "peaceful march" is planned to "send a message to President Donald Trump that his practices and policies are out of touch ...

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