Elections

August 1, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Four people filed to run for three seats on the New Providence Board of Education. Three are incumbents, Robert S. Dinerman, Adam Smith and William H. Dibble. The fourth candidate is Rebecca P. Coniglio. The last day to file as a candidate was Thursday, July 30. Board of ...

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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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FANWOOD, NJ -- In an online version of a Wall Street Journal story that will appear in print on Wednesday, reporter Kate King examined the rise of women in New Jersey politics and highlighted Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr's campaign for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair. against two male ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) acting chairwoman Colleen Mahr announced on Thursday that Wednesday, Feb. 21, will be the date of the meeting to vote on the UCDC’s next permanent Chair.  The date was voted on at a meeting with municipal chairs and UCDC officers per the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and State Senator Nick Scutari continue their outreach to Democrats to support their candidacies for Union County Democratic Committee chairman. Mayor Mahr, the acting chair following Jerry Green's resignation last week, sent a letter to committee ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - John Stewart, Jr. submitted a letter of resignation from his position as Plainfield Chief of Staff to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Monday afternoon, a position he has held since January 2014, citing a lack of transparency in government. Stewart said Mapp was "clearly agitated" during ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - No sooner did Assemblyman Jerry Green of Plainfield announce his resignation as Union County’s Democratic Party chairman than political pundits went into high gear with possible scenarios. But as speculation rages over what might happen next with Union County’s Democratic ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, Plainfield's own Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus on recovering from an illness.  A statement that was issued by Union County Democratic Committee Executive Director Nick Fixmer notes that Green ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Shortly after Jerry Green announced that he would resign as chairman of Union County Democratic Committee, State Senator Nick Scutari issued a press release announcing his candidacy for the position and listed numerous endorsers, including Green, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, ...

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LINDEN, NEW JERSEY — New Jersey State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari announced today that he is running for Union County Democratic Chairman with the backing of retiring Chairman Jerry Green who has suffered a recent illness. Prominent Democrats in New Providence and Berkeley Heights have endorsed ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Democrats will host two meet and greets with the seven democratic candidates running for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th district. Local voters will have the opportunity to speak with the candidates and ask questions on two separate dates. “We want to give voters an ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people — including women, men and children — participated in the Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield Saturday, according to organizers. The event was one of many women’s marches around the country. “It was beyond all of our expectations,” Lee ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Six Democratic candidates determined to defeat longtime Republican Rep. Leonard Lance in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District in November’s mid-term elections did their best Wednesday night to convince a group of 75 local Democrats that they have what it takes to get the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Jill LaZare, who recently was defeated in her bid for New Jersey State Senate, was the guest speaker at The Fortnightly Club of Summit's November general meeting. LaZare shared her experience running for office in a lively nonpartisan discussion at Twin Maples' ...

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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," said ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The borough residents chose incumbent Republican Dr. Robert Robinson and newcomer Nadine Geoffroy to fill two open council seats over their Democrat challengers Jamie Baer Peterson and Keith Doll. "We are very thankful to the great residents of New Providence. We will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Registered voters are reminded to review the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  Polling locations will be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The names of candidates running in the General Election are posted at http://www.unioncountyvotes.com/whos-running/. Visit the ...

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REMINDER ON DEADLINES: Candidate Statements can be submitted directly to the TAPinto New Providence site until Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. and Letters to the Editor can be submitted directly to the site until Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters hosted a candidates forum between the four candidates for New Providence Borough Council on Wednesday, October 18 at the DeCorso Community Center.  The four candidates running for two open seats of the New Providence Borough Council are incumbent ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The two Republican Candidates, incumbent Dr. Robert Robinson and Nadine Geoffroy, faced off with the two Democratic Candidates, Jamie Baer Peterson and Keith Doll, at the debate facilitated by the League of Women Voters on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The well attended debate was ...

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NEW JERSEY - Tuesday, October 17 is the last day for voters to register for the elections on November 7. While the gubernatorial race between Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno is the main event, there’s still a lot of action going on at the local level. Voter registration forms ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the general election season heats up, with candidates vying for Governor and the 120 seats in the state Legislature, a strong group of Rutgers University alumni have formed a state political action committee to help ensure the interests of the university are heard in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit will hold a Candidates Forum for those candidates running for council in the borough. There are two Democrats, Kevin Doll and Jamie Baer Peterson, and two Republicans, Nadine Geoffroy and Dr. Bob ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit will be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The meeting is being held at 7:30 p.m. at the De Corso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street in New Providence.   Dennis Kobitz, the director of the Union ...

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SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7) has been the focus of protests and has admirably faced down angry liberals at two raucous town hall meetings at Raritan Valley Community.  However, the five-term incumbent Republican may need to look over his right shoulder as well as his left ...

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