Elections

July 5, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Rick de Pinho announced that he is running as an Independent candidate for Township Committee. de Pinho says that he chose July 4th, Independence Day,  to announce that he will be on the ballot this fall running for Township Committee as an Independent. “I am grateful to the ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung Borough Council Member George Sopko is now running for re-election.    On Friday, Debra Joren filed paperwork with the Somerset County Clerk's office requesting that her name be removed from the ballot for the General Election and paperwork was filed with the ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ -  The Republican candidates for Watchung Borough Council in the November 2019 General Election will be Councilman George Sopko and Amber Murad, after Debra Joren filed paperwork Friday requesting that her name be removed from the ballot for the General ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It’s official: North Plainfield Police Chief William Parenti is winner of the 2019 GOP Primary election for Somerset County Sheriff. The outcome of the race between Parenti and Tim Pino, a retired captain on the Sheriff Deprtment's K-9 unit awaited a final tally of provisional ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It’s the people who did not go to the polling places June 4 who will determine the official outcome of the 2019 GOP Primary election for Somerset County Sheriff. The unofficial vote totals posted by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office at 11:30 p.m. Election Night showed North ...

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SOMERVILLE,  NJ - Voters across New Jersey went to the polls on Tuesday in primary elections.  Tim Pino, a former captain in the Somerset County Sheriff’s office who ran a spirited campaign and thrived on his outsider status, narrowly lost Tuesday’s Republican Primary election to North ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ - Kindergarten Orientation will take place Wednesday, May 22 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM in the Irene E. Feldkirchner School cafeteria. Parents will receive important information and hear presentations fromthe Principal, Superintendent Kevin Carroll, Nurse Ostrander, and from ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The political flier that reprinted TAPintoSPF's full interview with Al and Phyllis Mirabella without TAP's permission -- and encourages Democrats to vote Column A -- that landed under the doorsteps of Fanwood voters was paid for by "Victory 2019," a campaign ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Tuesday, May 14 is the last opportunity to register to vote for the June 4, 2019 Primary Election.  The Somerset County Board of Elections will be open on May 14th for late night registration on from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. at 20 Grove St., Somerville. Other important ...

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CLARK, NJ – State Sen. Tom Kean launched his 2020 campaign for New Jersey's 7th Congressional district on Tuesday. He was introduced by his father, former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean Sr. Kean, a lifelong New Jersey resident who grew up in Livingston and a resident of Westfield, announced his ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Borough Board of Education is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Board through December 31, 2019 to fill the unexpired term of board member Tom Sicola who recently resigned.  Watchung citizens interested in filling the Board vacancy through ...

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NEW BRUSWICK and MADISON, NJ – When it comes to likeability, New Jersey’s current and former elected officials leave a lot to be desired, Garden State residents say. The inaugural joint survey from the polling units at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics and Fairleigh Dickinson ...

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WARREN, 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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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Watchung Borough Board of Education is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Board through December 31, 2019 to fill the unexpired term of board member Tom Sicola who recently resigned.  Watchung citizens interested in filling the Board vacancy through ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Four candidates have filed to run for the two seats available on the Borough Council in November before the deadline to file at 4 p.m. Monday. The filing deadline for candidates is April 1, 2019. The New Jersey General Assembly is one of seven state legislative chambers holding ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents voted by an overwhelming margin to reject a referendum on Tuesday that would have raised $8.06 million in taxes to pay for all-day kindergarten and stabilize the school board's finances. School officials had warned prior to yesterday's vote that if rejected, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township Mayor Carol Bianchi, a member of the Bernards Township Committee since August 2013, announced this week she will not seek election to a third term in this year's campaign. "I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve the residents for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career that began in Bridgewater as a rookie cop in 1968. He immediately endorsed North Plainfied Police Chief William Parenti to replace him after ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Newark's former mayor, announced on Twitter Friday morning that he is running for president of the United States. Booker's announcement on the first day of Black History Month comes as no surprise. The 49-year old senator's run was years in the making. He recently stepped ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Borough of North Plainfield Chief of Police, William “Bill” Parenti has announced his intention to seek the nomination of the Somerset County Republican Organization for Sheriff at their upcoming annual screening meeting after Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano ...

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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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