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Newark Residents Choose Elected School Board; Dems Win Big in Essex County

November 6, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Newark residents chose to have an elected school board rather than members appointed by the mayor, according to unofficial election results at this time.  

Newark Public Schools regained local control this year after the state ran the district for about 22 years. The transition plan included having Newark voters decide if the district's designation should be a type I ...

Baraka, Ruiz, Ramos Urge Residents to Vote for Elected School Board on Public Question

NEWARK, NJ – Several elected officials from Newark, including Mayor Ras Baraka, are urging residents to vote for an elected school board when they cast their ballots in Tuesday's election.

The Newark Board of Education Public Question asks voters to choose between a Type 1 school board, which is appointed by the mayor, or a Type 2 school board whose members are elected by the ...

Rutgers Law Students Offer Pro Bono Help to Voters on Election Day

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County resident's who get turned down at the polls on Election Day can get free legal assistance from students at Rutgers Law School.

In a decades-long tradition, Rutgers Law students will be available to represent voters for free before a Superior Court judge on Election Day, November 6.

Students from the Constitutional Law Clinic, International Human ...

Early Voting In Newark: Here's What You Need to Know Before Heading to Polls

NEWARK, NJ - Registered voters in Essex County will be able to cast their ballot at two early voting locations rather than one this year in order to meet increased demands.

The Hall of Records on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Newark has always served as an early voting facility. This year, an additional early polling location is available in West Orange.

The Turtle Back Zoo Education ...

Newark clergy stands by Menendez in U.S. Senate race despite ethics issues 

NEWARK, NJ - U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez came to Newark to get what he needs in an unexpectedly close reelection battle - prayer, provided by clergy members who will drum up critical urban votes despite the senator's recent ethics issues. 

"One thing that I love about this man is that he understands that this is not about him. It's about the decisions he makes that serve the ...

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