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May 17, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley Office of the Municipal Clerk will be open until 9 p.m. tonight. May 17 for late night voter registration. May 17 is the last day to register to be able to cast a ballot in the June primary. Between now and 9 p.m. tonight, residents can register to vote at ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The results of Tuesday's citywide nonpartisan municipal elections are a reminder that under certain conditions, Newark voters get to speak not once, but twice. Voters, get ready for the runoff election season. The campaigning won't last long since Runoff Election Day is June ...

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NEWARK, NJ –– Be Ready, the first political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of Black women in elected office in New Jersey has launched. Led by a group of Black women with proven experience in organizing, managing campaigns, and advancing issues at the state and local levels, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday night in his bid for a third term as Newark mayor over challenger Sheila Montague in the city’s nonpartisan municipal elections. “There's a lot of work that's been happening in this city, and I'm just thankful to take another four years to ...

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PATERSON, NJ – While election results remain unofficial, incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh appears to be headed to a second four-year term, along with Council President Maritza Davila, Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms, and MD Forid Uddin “The voters have spoken,” Sixth Ward Councilman Al ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While Mayor Jimmy Davis declared victory inside a packed room at The Chandelier,  challenger Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski will not concede, claiming the tightly contested election will have to go to a runoff. As Davis and his slate of candidates celebrated amid a crowd of avid supporters, ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ – An unapologetic independent in fiercely Democratic Essex County won an easy re-election bid on Tuesday, as Mayor Michael Melham clinched his second, four-year term as mayor during a non-partisan race. Melham took down his challenger, Second Ward Councilman Steve Rovell, who has ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - It may be election day in Belleville, but Nutley residents are coming out in droves to vote for a local delicatessen in the #MutzMadness poll.  Created by Guy Madsen of Jersey Pizza Joints, the poll is open now, with votes being cast through Memorial Day Weekend. As of Monday night, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - May means three things: all those flowers brought by those April showers, the return of the Township of Nutley Memorial Day Parade with Grand Marshall Maria Hamlin, and "Mutz Madness."  Unlike March Madness, where the fate and fortunes are determined by a handful of players on the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When it comes to envisioning a Newark that better serves its residents through policy and action, young people in the city want their ideas to be brought to the table. For many Newark youth, one way to make their ideas heard means filling out a voter registration form. “We’re ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh has a lead in the May 10 election, at least according to a poll from TargetSmart commissioned by his campaign.  The recent poll of likely voters in Paterson’s upcoming mayoral election was conducted between March 22 and March 29 and shows Sayegh ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Mayor Michael Venezia, Councilman Richard Rockwell, Councilwoman Wartyna Davis and Councilman Ted Gamble will be unopposed for re-election this November. The filing deadline to run for those seats as Democrats or Republicans was Monday at 4 p.m. This is the second election in a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  With the primary election fast approaching, Governor Murphy signed legislation increasing the pay for New Jersey's election workers.  Elections workers will now be paid $300 per day, up from $200. The bill also appropriates $7,000,000 to the Department of State.    “Election ...

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NEWARK, NJ — One of New Jersey's largest and most powerful labor unions announced they were supporting the reelection bid of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the majority of his campaign slate in the upcoming May non-partisan municipal election, yet declined to endorse any candidate in the two most ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The ballot is set for Newark’s May nonpartisan municipal elections. Newark officials this week completed a ballot drawing to determine each of the certified candidates' ballot positions. The mayor's chair and all nine council seats are up for grabs in this year's elections. All eyes ...

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TAPinto Newark Editor Mark J. Bonamo appeared on a local podcast taking a deep analytical dive into the upcoming May non-partisan municipal elections. The podcast, known as Pod & Market, is hosted by Newark native and downtown resident Manny Antunes. On the March 11 edition, Antunes and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A state Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James will not be able to appear on the ballot for the city’s May nonpartisan municipal elections. Judge Thomas Vena blocked James’ attempt to be certified as a candidate after he submitted more than 2,000 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Former mayor of Paterson, Joey Torres was charged on Friday with criminal contempt for launching a new mayoral campaign in violation of a court order stemming from his 2017 conviction for conspiracy to commit official misconduct, Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Former Newark Mayor Sharpe James may take legal action against the City of Newark if he is barred from running for an at-large seat in the city’s May nonpartisan municipal elections. James’ nominating petitions to run for City Council were not accepted last week by City Clerk ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - For the first time in the history of Montclair Township since the1940s, voters were allowed to elect representatives for the local school board on Tuesday. The unofficial results are in, declaring Phaedra Ruddock Dunn and Melanie Deysher the first elected members of the Montclair ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The table is still being set for Newark's May nonpartisan municipal elections as Monday marked the passing of the deadline for candidates to get on the ballot, though not all candidates have been certified. The mayor's chair and all nine council seats are up for grabs in this ...

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NEWARK — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin announced Monday that Essex County will provide free postage for all vote-by-mail ballot applications. “The message to voters is simple: you don’t need to worry about postage to vote or to register to vote,” Durkin said. “Making Vote-by-Mail ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ  — In a rare move, the local police union is making an endorsement for mayor, throwing its support behind Mayor Michael Melham for four more years of service.  The endorsement, posted to the Belleville PBA's official social media channels read: “Belleville PBA Local #28 is proud ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Saying he had planned all along not to seek reelection to the state senate, Nicholas Sacco announced today he would endorse state Senator Brian Stack instead in the 2023 campaign. Both Sacco and Stack, however, expressed dismay at the treatment of Hudson County in the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Chairwoman Amy DeGise and the Hudson County Democratic Organization are endorsing Sheriff Frank Schillari for re-election. A lifelong resident of Hudson County, retired police sergeant and U.S. Navy veteran Schillari is running for an unprecedented fifth consecutive term to ...

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The New Jersey Apportionment Commission met on Friday to formally approve a legislative redistricting map. This map, which will be in effect as of the 2023 election through 2031, changes legislative representation at the state level by redrawing the 34th district to include East Orange, Belleville, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In what may be the most dramatic shift in Hudson County political power in a generation, the new redistricting of legislative seats has put Union City, North Bergen, and other north Hudson towns into the 33rd district, and reshaped the 32nd legislative district to include all of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — East Ward council candidate Anthony Campos received a key endorsement from former city Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose in what is expected to be one of the most closely contested races in the city’s May nonpartisan municipal elections. Campos, a former police chief, public ...

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BLACKWOOD, NJ — Organized labor leaders, along with local and state politicians – including Gov. Phil Murphy – rallied around Rep. Donald W. Norcross (D-1st Dist.) as he launched his Congressional re-election campaign.  Norcross, who is seeking a fifth term in the House of Representatives, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — U.S. Rep. Donald W. Norcross is to announce his 2022 re-election campaign Monday — flanked at a news conference by Gov. Phil Murphy and phalanx of South Jersey union and political leaders — at Camden County College in Blackwood. Norcross, 63, has served in House of Representatives ...

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