Elections

November 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrat Joan Bannan Harris will take a seat on previously all-Republican Township Committee in 2019, after a count of votes by mail under the state's new mail-in system overturned a lead by two Republican candidates tallied up after polls closed last Tuesday. The Somerset ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Thank you Watchung. Together, we can make positive change, newly elected Watchung Borough Council members Lindsay Goodloe and Daryl Eisenberg Knegten said. An open meeting for the Watchung Democrats will be held on Monday,  Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Watchung ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the Nov. 6 election approaches, do you sometimes feel our electoral system is broken and in need of replacement? If so, you are not alone. In several articles, a free online course and a forthcoming book, Rutgers University-New Brunswick philosophy Professor Alexander ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Democratic candidate Tom Malinowski chose Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights to gather his supporters to await the results of the close race for the New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat he won against five term Republican incumbent Congressman Leonard ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in.  Democrats swept the five available seats for four four-year terms in the council race in North Plainfield on Tuesday. Results are:  Wendy Schaefer (D)3,669 Lawrence LaRonde (D)3,629 Douglas Singleterry (D)3,578 Everett Merrill ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Unofficial results are in.  Republicans Patrick Boccio and James VanArdsdale were elected to the Green Brook Township Committee on Tuesday. The Green Brook Township School Board election results for three three-year terms are: Lisa Couch 1,058 Jean-Louis ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Unofficial results are in.  The closure of the borough's library was a major issue in the race and it looks like Democrats have swept Watchung Borough, unseating Stephen Black, David Mobus and Maria Alberto.  The vote count at 11 p.m. Tuesday is: Mayor Keith Balla (D) ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Woman's Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year.  Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories ...

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  SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - It’s  finally time to vote. Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. You must be registered to vote  and your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your polling place on ...

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In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local election on November 6, New Jersey voters will also be asked one public question on whether to increase financial aid to New Jersey’s educational institutions. The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Elections is conducting a Training Class for registered voters to become Election Day Poll Workers for the Nov. 6 General Election. The class will be held at 20 Grove Street in Somerville on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 PM. Anyone who is interested has ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police have arrested township resident Richard Jensen for tampering with a political sign. The incident occurred on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the area of Roycebook Road and Burnet Lane, according to Chief Darren Powell. Jensen, 62, faces charges of theft of moveable property.

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  SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. You must be registered to vote by Oct. 16, 21 days prior to the election and your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAPinto. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Four candidates filed for the two seats up for re-election on the North Plainfield Board of Education, according to the Somerset County Clerk's Office.    The four candidates who filed prior to the deadline are current board member Sandra J. Dodd, current board member ...

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Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ  - Six candidates filed for the three seats up for re-election  on the Watchung Board of Education, according to the Somerset County Clerk's Office. Current board member James Rhyner  did not file for re-election, according to the clerk's office. The six candidates who filed ...

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WARREN, NJ - Do you want to serve? This fall, voters in the Watchung Hills sending districts will elect candidates to both the K-8 and high school boards of education. A combined 15 seats are up for grabs. A full term on the school board runs for three years.  A candidate must file a nominating ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday, June 5 is Primary Election Day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your polling place on the New Jersey Department of State ...

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CLARK, NJ - Union County Freeholder Linda Carter announced her candidacy on Thursday for member of the General Assembly in the 22nd Legislative District to fill the vacancy caused as a result of the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green.  Prominent supporters include Union County Chairman Nick ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAPinto. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Republican Municipal Committee unanimously supported and endorsed Mayor Victor Sordillo and Deputy Mayor Gary DiNardo as Republican Candidates for Warren Township Committee, it was announced earlier this week. When asked about his decision to continue to serve ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With Bridgewater Township Police prepared outside the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School for potential protestors, Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7, held his 46th town hall meeting Saturday, fielding questions from constituents about his thoughts on the relevance of the electoral college, ...

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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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