NUTLEY, NJ - With less than a week until the deadline to submit petitions for Nutley Board of Commissioners election, the race is really heating up with the seventh set of signed petitions turned in on Mon. Mar. 1.  

Former Nutley Police Department officer Maria Hamlin turned in her petitions Monday afternoon.

To date, 15 residents have picked up the packets containing the petitions to run. To become eligible to appear on the ballot, a candidate must obtain signatures from 225 registered voters. Once turned in, the signatures and eligibility of those residents are verified by the municipal clerk's office. The deadline to submit signed petitions is March 9.

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Packets were picked up by Daniel A. Carnicella, Lorenzo Marchese, Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, Carmen Allessio, Alphonse Petracco, David Wilson, Ken Reilly, Frank Contella, Pearl Wang, Tom Evans, Chris Cullari, Sam Fleitell, John Kelly, Mauro Tucci and Maria Hamlin.

According to the Township of Nutley Municipal Clerk, Mauro Tucci, Sam Fleitell, Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, Lorenzo Marchese, Tom Evans, Frank Contella and Maria Hamlin have already submitted their petitions. Pearl Wang handed in her packet and is reported to have stated she is no longer interested in running. 

There is no official news about the other seven candidates, yet. 

Candidates and their supporters may wish to take note of the TAPinto Nutley 2020 Election Policies that include information regarding issues like candidate statements and political advertising. 

TAPinto Nutley will be following the Nutley Board of Commissioners race closely.


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