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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 8, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

Election 2017: How North Plainfield Voted

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

3810 out of 10,757 registered voters in North Plainfield elected Willie Vick, Jr. and Bianka Butler to the North Plainfield Board of Education on Tuesday.

Vick received 1506 votes, Butler received 877 votes and James McGovern received 822 votes.

Thomas Allen was elected uncontested to a two year ...

Election 2017: How Watchung Voted

WATCHUNG, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Freddie Hayeck was elected to the Watchung Hills Regional High School  Board of Education on Tuesday. Hayeck received 733 votes and Sondra Fechtner received 620 votes.

1867 of Watchung’s 4590 registered voters voted on Tuesday.

"I want to thank everyone for coming out to vote today,” said Hayeck. “I am ...

Election Day 2017: Green Brook, North Plainfield and Watchung Will Decide....

GREEN BROOK, NORTH PLAINFIELD, WATCHUNG, 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.

Visit the League of Women Voters http://www.vote411.org/ website for an online Voter's Guide to learn where candidates running for office stand on the issues. (Not all ...

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Against New Jersey Becoming A Sanctuary State

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kim Guadagno is adamantly against New Jersey becoming a sanctuary state.  Guadagno recently released her proposal to completely ban sanctuary cities in New Jersey saying that sanctuary cities endanger the lives of the public, risk cutting off federal funding and put law enforcement officers’ lives in jeopardy.  ...

Elections: Ballot Questions Explained

NEW JERSEY - Next week's election ballot will contain not only voting options for local officials and county and members of the county or legislative district administrators, but also two questions regarding public finances.  One question focuses on increasing the financial support for New Jersey's public libraries.  The other addresses the use of recovery funds from Superstorm ...

Local Politicians speak out Against Racist School Board Election Postcards in Edison

EDISON, NJ - County-level officials have been quick to react to an incendiary Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two candidates for the Edison Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of ...

Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word "deport" ...

Guadagno Comes to Somerset County

BEDMINSTER NJ - Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno joined approximately 75 loyal Republicans at a fundraiser in her honor at Fiddlers Elbow Country Club in Bedminster tonight.

Just a few months ago, the GOP nominee for governor would have found herself in the middle of hostile territory in Bedminster.  Guadagno faced a fierce and unexpected challenge in the Republican primary from ...

North Plainfield PTOs and NPEA to Host Meet the Candidate Night, Oct. 24

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield PTO's and the NPEA are hosting a meet the candidate night on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.  at the Vermeule Center.

 

Candidates are:

Thomas J. Allen, Bianka M. Butler, James D. McGovern, and Willie Vick, Jr.

 

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