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Elections

January 28, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman, veteran lawmaker and a senior statesman of the Republican Party in Somerset County and New Jersey, announced Wednesday that he would not seek reelection in November, ending a 38-year career in public office. He will serve out the remainder of his term ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A significant minority of Americans lack confidence in the outcome of the 2020 presidential election with more than one-third – primarily Republicans and Trump voters – not believing that the election results were fair, according to a nationwide survey by researchers from ...

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NEWARK - A new post-election poll found support from New Jersey voters for a broad variety of measures to make voting easier and more accessible, including in-person early voting, mailing voters a ballot in every election, same-day voter registration, and requiring employers to provide paid time ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The re-election of three City Council members is official, now that Middlesex County officials have certified the 2020 election results. Council President John Anderson received 7,460 votes, Council Vice President Suzanne Sicora Ludwig 7,439 and Glen Fleming 7,365, according ...

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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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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The three incumbents running unopposed for seats on the City Council will likely have some company as voters are overwhelmingly voting to expand the council from five to seven members. According to unofficial results posted on the Middlesex County’s official website, the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – With strong statewide expectation that voters will approve a ballot question tonight that legalizes recreational marijuana, Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-20th Dist.) is calling today for a suspension of all marijuana arrests for petty possession. Moreover, Holley said, all current ...

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Justice Department plans to watch two counties on Tuesday. Watchdogs say they fear trouble. 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 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The unusual election season in New Brunswick will reach a crescendo on Tuesday. Three incumbents are running unopposed for the City Council in an election held via mail-in ballots in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been little campaigning, sign posting and ...

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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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Despite fear of voter fraud, young adults are excited to be taking part in election process.   “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 ...

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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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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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