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Final Count: New Providence Borough Council Election Day Outcome Holds

November 15, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - With provisional ballots tallied on Tuesday, the outcome of the New Providence Borough Council race with four candidates running for two seats remained the same as that on Election Day, figures from the Union County Clerk’s Office show.

The difference between winning Republican candidate Matthew Cumiskey and Democratic candidate John Keane, who lost, ...

New Providence Democratic Party Awaits Certified Election Results on Friday

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Democratic party awaits the County's certification of this year's council race with the results coming down to counting provisional votes cast. 

After all mail in ballots were counted, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi confirmed Democratic candidate John Keane trails Republican candidate Matthew Cumiskey by 104 votes for the second ...

Record Number of Mail-in Ballots Keep Democrats Hopeful in New Providence Council Race

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When the polls closed on Tuesday, Nov. 6, the unofficial results from machine votes cast in New Providence showed the Borough Council Republican candidates Peter DeSarno and Matthew Cumiskey in the lead over Democratic Candidates John Keane and Rupa Kale. However, these results did not include mail-in ballot results.

The unofficial machine ...

Cumiskey and DeSarno Win Council Seats; Newcomer Coniglio Elected to BOE

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Mathew Cumiskey and Peter DeSarno has unofficially won the three-year council seats during the Nov. 5 elections. The two Republican candidates were opposed by Democrat Candidates Rupa Kale and John Keane. Adam Smith, Rebecca Coniglio and Robert Dinerman were elected to the Board of Education (BOE).

Peter DeSarno received 2,636 votes, Cumiskey 2,540, Keane 2,224 ...

Department of Justice to Monitor Polling Places in Union County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Justice will have a close eye on polling places in  Union County on Tuesday.

The Civil Rights Division will “monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel” polling places within the county, according to a Justice Department press release.   

“Voting rights are ...

Get to know Candidate for Borough Council Peter DeSarno (R): Week 4 Question

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for New Providence Borough Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto New Providence.

The following answer is from Republican Candidate for Borough Council Peter DeSarno for Week 4.

Week 4 Question: Could ...

Get to know Candidate for Borough Council Rupa Kale (D): Week 4 Question

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for New Providence Borough Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto New Providence.

The following answer is from Democratic Candidate for Borough Council Rupa Kale for Week 4.

Week 4 Questions: ...

Get to know Candidate for Borough Council John Keane (D): Week 4 Question

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for New Providence Borough Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto New Providence.

The following answer is from Democratic Candidate for Borough Council John Keane for Week 4.

Week ...

Get to know Candidate for Borough Council Matthew Cumiskey (R): Week 4 Question

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for New Providence Borough Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto New Providence.

The following answer is from Republican Candidate for Borough Council Matthew Cumiskey for Week 4.

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Get to know Candidate for Borough Council Rupa Kale (D): Week 3 Question

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Each week leading to the November 6 election, the candidates running for New Providence Borough Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto New Providence.

The following answer is from Democratic Candidate for Borough Council Rupa Kale for Week 3.

Questions:  How would ...

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Common Theme from NP Residents: DeSarno-Cumiskey, the Right Choice for New Providence

November 5, 2018

There is a common theme that has emerged during the race for New Providence Borough Council.  Many of you have written endorsements to describe your personal experience with Pete DeSarno and Matt Cumiskey.  The common thread of these endorsements describe Pete and Matt’s commitment to New Providence, their professional backgrounds are optimal for the role of Borough Council and ...