Essex Co. Exec Joe DiVincenzo launches 2018 re-election campaign with show of force 

December 12, 2017

In a show of force intended to dissuade potential primary challengers, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced his re-election campaign amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex.

"Essex County has never been this strong, not only here, but throughout the state of New Jersey," said DiVincenzo as ...

Plainfield Mayoral Rematch Shows Same Outcome

PLAINFIELD, NJ - In the 2013 general election, Mayor Adrian O. Mapp overcame challenger Mustapha Muhammad, 5,234 to 1,061. Plainfield's official results for 2017 show Mapp similarly won a second four-year term by 5,677 to 1,502.

For this year, Mapp first had to win a Democratic primary over political newcomer Henrilynn Davis Ibezim, former Citywide at-large Councilwoman Rev. Tracey L.

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall as the crowd ...

Plainfield's Mapp, Mills-Ransome, Hockaday Projected Winners; Board of Ed Winners are Cox, Johnson, Richardson-Miller

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in for Plainfield's general election, with 31.2% of registered voters casting their votes.

In the race for mayor, incumbent Mayor Adrian O. Mapp is the projected winner over Independent candidate Mustapha Muhammed, with Mapp grabbing 5,364 votes to Muhammed's 1,415.

Joylette E. Mills-Ransome was running unopposed for Council-at-Large ...

NJ Election 2017: Union County Live Updates

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Polls are closing at 8 p.m., and results are starting to come in. We've partnered with NJ Spotlight and NJ News Commons to bring you live election results.

Check back for minute-by-minute updates on the gubernatorial and state legislature races and the two ballot questions.

We're also covering the Union County Board of Chosen ...

Voters To Decide on Library Construction Bond Referendum On Election Day

NEW JERSEY - When voters head to the polls on Tuesday, November 7 one of the public questions on the ballot lets voters decide on the NJ Library Construction Bond Act. If the referendum passes, it will allow the state to issue $125 million in bonds. From the proceeds, grants will be provided to public libraries for renovations, repairs, improvements and technological upgrades. The bonds will not ...

(Video) Tuesday is Election Day; Who's on the Ballot in Plainfield?

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Registered voters in Plainfield are reminded to review the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  Polling locations will be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The names of candidates running in the General Election are posted at http://www.unioncountyvotes.com/whos-running/.

Visit the League of Women Voters http://www.vote411.org/ website for an online ...

Voters Have Chance to Dedicate Polluter's Dollars to Environmental Clean Up

PATERSON, NJ- While the New Jersey governor’s race may be the marquee statewide matchup on the November 7th ballot, voters will also have the chance to cast votes on two ballot questions.

Often referred to as Ballot Question 2, the “Revenue from Environmental Damage Lawsuits Dedicated to Environmental Projects Amendment” asks voters if they want to dedicate funds from ...

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Against New Jersey Becoming A Sanctuary State

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kim Guadagno is adamantly against New Jersey becoming a sanctuary state.  Guadagno recently released her proposal to completely ban sanctuary cities in New Jersey saying that sanctuary cities endanger the lives of the public, risk cutting off federal funding and put law enforcement officers’ lives in jeopardy.  ...

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