Petition to Move Election Certified, Tabled to May 30 by Council

May 14, 2018

NEWTON, NJ—The petition to move elections from May to November was certified by the clerk and presented to the Newton Town Council at the meeting on Monday night.  The petition has been circulating since April and was a point of controversy in the recent council election campaigns.

According to the town attorney, the town clerk certified “369 valid signatures of qualified ...

Results for the Newton Town Council Election Are In

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Town Council election, which has riled up the residents of Newton over the last few months, has finally come to an end, as the voting polls closed at 8 p.m. tonight. Incumbents Sandra Diglio retained her seat.  Newcomers Jason Schlaffer and Matthew Dickson garnered the most votes the field of seven.

Three seats were available on the council and ...

Newton Town Council Election Today

NEWTON, NJ - Polls are open in Newton today until 8 p.m.  Residents registered to vote may cast their ballot for on Newton Town Council.

Polling locations are:

#1 and #2 Newton Fire House at 22 Mill Street

#3 and #5 Newton Municipal Building at 39 Trinity Street

#4 Newton First Aid Squad Building at 68 Sussex Street

#6 First United Methodist Church at 111 Ryerson ...

Candidates Debate Important Issues Involving Newton before Election

NEWTON, NJ—The seven candidates running for the three available Newton Town Council seats in this year’s election met at the Sussex County Performing Arts Center on Tuesday to debate some important issues surrounding the town of Newton.

The structure of the debate was that each candidate got one minute to give an opening statement. Sandra Diglio picked the card that gave her the ...

Newton Town Council Candidates to Debate Important Issues

NEWTON, NJ—There are seven candidates running for the three open seats on the Town Council in the May 8 election.

Three of the seven running are incumbents and include the current Mayor, Wayne Levante, Deputy Mayor, Kevin Elvidge, and Council woman, Sandra Diglio. The newcomers include, Alex Majewski, Dr. Ludmilla Mecaj, and team Matthew Dickson and Jason Schlaffer.

The ...

Newton Council Candidates Call for Elections to be Moved

NEWTON, NJ – Four candidates for the Town of Newton Council have the same idea; move the election for council members to the November general elections.  Candidates Matt Dickson and Jason Schlaffer and Ludmilla Mecaj and Wayne Levante just do not agree on how to make that happen.

As a Faulkner Act town, Newton originally established their non-partisan elections to be held separately ...

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Republican Party Values

May 21, 2018

Campaigns are interesting things.

Throughout the process, my opponents' supporters have labeled me a "political prostitute", "pimping" a message as a "spokesperson". I've been in a public meeting when referred to as a "lackey" who 
"belongs in a cage like the animal you are".

It's been said directly to me by a ...