Elections

November 20, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three Plainfield City Council seats were on the 2018 general election ballot, one due to the passing of Assemblyman Gerald B. Green and a resulting series of changes.  Green was replaced in the Assembly by former Freeholder Linda Carter, who in turn was replaced on the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling candidates who are running for the Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  All of the candidates were asked the same series of questions, and were invited to submit answers for publication.  Incumbent John Campbell shares his ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Plainfield held its Candidate Forum on Tuesday at Emerson Community School, featuring two individuals who are running for Councilman-at-Large, and nine of the candidates who are running for seats on the Board of Education. After opening statements ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Meet Joylette Mills-Ransome, who is running unopposed for Plainfield Councilperson-at-Large 2nd & 3rd Wards in the General Election on Nov. 6.  She is the first to be featured in our series that gives readers a peek into why a City Council candidate is running, and to learn ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling candidates who are running for the Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  All of the candidates were asked the same set of questions, and invited to submit answers for publication.  Meet incumbent Emily Morgan, a member of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling candidates who are running for the Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  All of the candidates were asked the same set of questions, and invited to submit answers for publication.  Incumbent Richard Wyatt, who is the current Board ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling the candidates running for the Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  All of the candidates were invited to participate in this effort.  This time, we learn more about Harry M. Watson Jr., another independent candidate running for a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Area NAACP sponsored its annual candidate forum on Sunday, giving residents the chance to hear from those running for seats on both the City Council and Board of Education. Peter Briggs announced that all of the candidates had been invited, yet just two ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling the candidates running for the Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  All of the candidates were invited to participate in this effort.  Here, we learn more about Rebecca Perkins, an independent candidate running for a three-year ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Democrats brought the big dogs of the party -- Governor Phil Murphy and Senator Bob Menendez -- to Scotch Plains on Sunday for the Union County Democratic Victory 2018 breakfast held at Snuffy's (250 Park Ave.). The event honored Freeholders Al ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Nov. 6 General Election is fast approaching, and Plainfield residents will have an opportunity to hear from those running for Board of Education and City Council seats at the Mohawk Lodge #307 NAACP Candidates Forum. The Mohawk Lodge is located at 1357 West 3rd St., and you ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield is profiling the candidates running for Board of Education in the General Election on Nov. 6.  Here, we learn more about Timothy Priano, an independent candidate running for a three-year term. What is your educational background?  Tonawanda Senior High School, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - If you want to vote in the General Election on Nov. 6 and are not yet registered, Tuesday, Oct. 16 is your last chance to do so.  The Plainfield City Clerk's office has scheduled expanded hours to accommodate last minute registrants. The City Clerk's office, located on the first ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Candidates on the “ballot” Monday included Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent and Swamp Thing, as Union County officials showed residents the workings of a new voting machine at the Town Hall. But this November, voters casting ballots in this undecided town in the hotly contested Seventh ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution for $1.9 million for a new vote tabulation system by ES&S was approved at the first Union County Freeholders mobile meeting on Thursday, held in Plainfield's municipal court. Nicole DiRado, an administrator from the Office of the Board of Elections, said that ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Education Association, representing over 1,000 members of teachers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, custodians, secretaries and information technology personnel, has announced its recommendations for the 2018 Plainfield School Board Election.  The PEA Screening ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - As a service to the community, the League of Women Voters will hold a Candidate Forum prior to the Nov. 6 General Election so that Plainfield residents can familiarize themselves with the local candidates who are running for City Council and Board of Education seats, and learn more ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Besides being able to vote for school board, City Council and other candidates, all those registered by Oct. 16 can have their say on one public question that benefits schools. The general election is Nov. 6. Public Question No. 1 is called “Securing Our Children’s Future Bond ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two Plainfield residents, Brenda L. Gilbert and Ronald Johnson, Jr., had met the Sept. 4 deadline for Independent candidates to submit new nomination petitions to fill a vacancy for the general election. But the County Clerk's office received a timely challenge to Gilbert’s ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two Plainfield residents met the Sept. 4 deadline for Independent candidates to submit new nomination petitions to fill a vacancy for the general election. The County Clerk's office has confirmed that Brenda L. Gilbert and Ronald Johnson, Jr. will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 ...

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