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Union County Residents Can Plan Ahead for Vote-By-Mail

November 13, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that a recent change in state law provides for ballots to be sent automatically to Vote-by-Mail users, unless they have opted out.

Voters who have received a Vote-by-Mail ballot can opt out by completing a form and sending it to the County Clerk. To obtain a downloadable form, visit the County Clerk’s ...

Armady Tops Johnson, Incumbents Sweep Board of Ed in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in for Plainfield for the 2018 General Election, with residents casting their votes for Elton Armady, Joylette Mills-Ransome, and Ashley Davis for City Council seats.  The Children First slate swept the race for seats on the school board.

Armady beat out Ronald Johnson, Jr., 7,788 votes to 1,829, in what Mayor Adrian O. Mapp called a failed ...

Who's on the Ballot, and Where to Vote in Plainfield on Nov. 6

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout New Jersey for today’s General Election.  Plainfield voters will cast votes in statewide and county races, and will select new City Council members, three 3-year term Board of Education members and one person for a 1-year unexpired term on the school board. 

Voters will also be asked one public question ...

Y Vote? Just Ask Our Youth

SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Women 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 received $500, while $200 went to second place, and $100 to third place.

Department of Justice to Monitor Polling Places in Union County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Justice will have a close eye on polling places in Union County on Tuesday.

The Civil Rights Division will “monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel” to polling places within the county, according to a Justice Department press release.   

“Voting rights are ...

Plainfield League of Women Voters: Meet the Board of Ed Candidates

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Plainfield held its candidate forum on Tuesday at Emerson Community School.  Elton Armady and Ronald Johnson, Jr., the candidates for Councilman-At-Large, answered questions from the audience first via the LWV moderator, followed by those running for a seat on the Board of Education.

The League asked the candidates running for a three-year ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: November 5-11

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events.

TUESDAY

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!  Find your polling place.  View a sample ballot.  See election results.  What Is Public Question No. 1?
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders joins Union County College for a ...

6 Questions for... City Council Candidate Ron Johnson

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Meet Ron Johnson.  He is a candidate for the Plainfield City Council At-Large seat in the General Election on Nov. 6.  He is the next candidate to be featured in our TAPinto Plainfield series that gives readers a peek into why a City Council candidate is running, and a chance to learn more about that individual's qualifications.

Each of the candidates who ...

6 Questions for... City Council Candidate Ashley Davis

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Meet Ashley Davis.  She is running unopposed for a four-year term as Plainfield's First Ward Councilperson in the General Election on Nov. 6.  She is the next to be featured in our series that gives readers a peek into why a City Council candidate is running, and a chance to learn more about that individual's qualifications.

Each of the candidates who ...

6 Questions for... City Council Candidate Brenda Gilbert

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Meet Brenda Gilbert, who is a write-in candidate for an unexpired term as Plainfield Councilperson-at-Large in the General Election on Nov. 6.  She is being featured in our series that gives readers a peek into why a City Council candidate is running, and a chance to learn more about that individual's qualifications.

Each of the candidates who are running for ...

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Mikie Sherrill Claims Decisive, Historic Win in NJ-11

November 7, 2018

First Time Candidate Built Powerful Movement for Change

Victory Brought Together Voters From Both Parties in Historically Republican District

“Now is the time for our country to come together.”

 

Parsippany, NJ -- Speaking in front of a packed house of more than 2,000 supporters, Navy veteran, federal prosecutor, mother of four, and first time candidate Mikie Sherrill ...