Elections

April 7, 2021

  MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — Two Republican incumbents, Rachel K. Pater and Robert W. Messler filed papers to run in the June 8 Primary Election. They are each running for a three-year term on the council. No Democrats filed.  A complete list of important dates and times related to the primary ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 14, in order to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8. “Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set ...

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Kean announced Monday he would not seek reelection. WESTFIELD, NJ — An Assembly Republican from this town hopes to fill the seat to be left vacant by another Republican from Westfield. The day after the state Senate Republican leader Tom Kean Jr. announced that he would not seek reelection, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Doug Steinhardt, chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party and candidate in the 2021 GOP Gubernatorial Primary, has dropped out of the race just one month after launching his campaign. The abrupt announcement boosts the likelihood that Jack Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - There appears to be peace in Jersey City, or at least a detente, when it comes to the politics at 280 Grove Street, as well as the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO). Less than three years removed from an attempt he made to oust her father from Hudson County’s top ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Joy Young and Robert Cianciulli are the unofficial winners of two seats on the Board of Education (BOE). When the county first posted results on Nov. 3, Young and Cianciulli led in the five-candidate race. They maintained their lead throughout, following a robust campaign ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that the New Jersey online ballot tracking system will move all ballots to “accepted” status on November 20, when she certifies the 2020 General Election results. “My office has been receiving calls from voters who are concerned about the status ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado has confirmed that no new updated vote totals will be available until November 7. In a November 4 email to TAPinto, DiRado said, "We did not have any ballots prepared to be tallied today. Our next date to tally ...

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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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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - In continuing efforts to provide you with hyperlocal news, TAPinto Mountainside is closely monitoring election results. Keep in mind that this article only contains preliminary results as reported by UnionCountyVotes.com as of November 3, 2020 at 11:17 p.m. With that in mind, the ...

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Voters who need to replace their Vote-by-Mail ballot are advised to come early; visitors must wear masks and observe social distance. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises voters who have lost or damaged their Vote-by-Mail ballot that they can visit the County Clerk’s Elizabeth and Westfield ...

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Partial results available online after polls close on November 3; the final, official count will be certified and reported on November 20 Voters and other persons who are interested in following the reporting process for the results of the 2020 General Election in Union County can download the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents might want to allow for some extra drive-time on Saturday morning, as a political truck parade anticipated to draw “high attendance” plans to roll through the town. Organizers of the “Trump Truck Parade” announced on their website that they will leave from the AMC ...

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Union County Residents: Return your ballot to a Secure Ballot Drop Box. There are 22 ballot drop boxes located throughout the county. Ballot drop boxes are ADA compliant, under camera surveillance 24/7 and all ballots are picked up by a bi-partisan team of UCBOE employees every day. The deadline to ...

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Union County Residents: Return your ballot to a Secure Ballot Drop Box. There are 22 ballot drop boxes located throughout the county. Ballot drop boxes are ADA compliant, under camera surveillance 24/7 and all ballots are picked up by a bi-partisan team of UCBOE employees every day. The deadline to ...

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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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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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Updated on Sept. 28 The clerk’s office estimates it will have sent two-thirds of Union County’s ballots to voters by Saturday. UNION COUNTY, NJ — Early voting is underway as the county mails out ballots, but some voters are getting in on the race just a little too early. Certain Union ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. 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 accessed ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — About 50 protesters gathered outside the Westfield Post Office Friday afternoon to decry post office service disruptions in the lead up to the November election — a polling anticipated to largely to be conducted by mail as a consequence of the pandemic. Protesters waved signs ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Responding to the news that the Trump campaign is suing New Jersey over mail-in voting, Gov. 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 public ...

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More drop boxes will be available; voters can also hand-deliver their ballots to polling places on Election Day. Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado advises voters in Union County that there will be additional opportunities to cast Vote-by-Mail ballots prior to and on ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Nov. 3 general election will be held overwhelmingly via a vote-by-mail model as per an executive order forthcoming from Gov. 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 receive ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises residents that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has ordered that the upcoming July 7 Primary Election will take place primarily by mail-in ballot, in order to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Existing New Jersey state law permits all eligible ...

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