Elections

September 12, 2018

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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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Candidates running for office in Plainfield can make their positions known on TAPinto Plainfield. Here's how: Candidate Statements Each candidate can submit a maximum of one statement per week (including photos) from Labor Day, September 3 through the week before Election ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Education Association held public interviews with Board of Education candidates on Wednesday at Emerson Community School.  Six candidates who are running for one of the three three-year seats participated in the forum. Alma Blanco, David Graves, Harry M. Watson ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Education Association, or PEA, is sponsoring a candidates forum featuring those residents who are running for open Board of Education seats. Nine members of the community filed for three three-year seats: Alma Blanco John C. Campbell - incumbent David ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it. While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto Plainfield invites ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Unofficial results are in for Plainfield's elections held on June 5th, 2018 are in and the projected winners are: Joylette Mills-Ransome (At Large 2nd & 3rd Wards): 1,194 votes Ashley Davis (1st Ward): 458 votes Both winners made congratulatory ...

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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 news and events.  There's something for everyone! TUESDAY It's election day.  Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Get out and vote! Since it's election day, the Work ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - In case you missed it, here is a recap of this week's top news. Click on the links to get the entire stories: After UCDC Vote, Plainfield's Rebecca Williams Now a Freeholder Plainfield League of Women Voters Forum Held in Advance of Primary Election Governor Signs Bill ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s League of Women Voters hosted a candidate forum on Wednesday at Emerson Community School in advance of the June 5 primary election. Participants included First Ward incumbent Diane Toliver and newcomer Ashley Davis.  Joylette Mills-Ransome and challenger Cameron ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The three-person panel selected by Democratic City Committee Chairman Adrian O. Mapp to pick a Plainfield nominee for an open freeholder seat submitted its recommendation over the holiday weekend. Linda Carter had previously held the freeholder position until she took on the ...

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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 news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY Join Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and city officials at a Memorial Day Ceremony as they remember the men and women who ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield League of Women Voters Forum Scheduled for May 30 SSYC launches 50th Yr Anniversary with Alumni BBQ Scenes from the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Plainfield's own Linda Carter took the oath to join the New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday, representing the 22nd Legislative District in Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.  She has vowed to fight for affordable housing, education funding, tax relief, environmental ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - In Plainfield, where Democrats make up 65 percent of registered voters, primary results are regarded as tantamount to a win in the general election, even though turnout tends to be low. The Union County Board of Elections has just posted the total number of registered voters ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as to become advertisers on TAPinto South Plainfield. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in the primary election can submit a maximum of one ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield League of Women Voters will hold a municipal election forum on Wednesday, May 30 at Emerson Community School. Ashley Davis and incumbent Diane Toliver are running for a four-year term for the First Ward City Council seat.  Cameron Cox, who recently won a seat ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Democratic City Committee met on Tuesday evening to discuss the process for filling the LD-22 vacancy after the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green in April, and potentially for a Union County Freeholder position. Chairman Adrian O. Mapp led the PDCC meeting, and ...

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ELIZABETH/WESTFIELD, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1 for the 2018 Primary Election. The US Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 5. County Freeholders and local ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Joylette Mills-Ransome: Dedicated to Community Service Plainfield Serial Burglar Admits to Multiple Break-ins Plainfield Students Invited to Meet Pope Francis in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The deadline to file to run in the June primary election was Monday afternoon, with petitions due to the Plainfield City Clerk's office. Incumbent Diane Toliver and Ashley Davis, who won the endorsement of the Plainfield Democratic City Committee against Gail Alexander at its ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle Schoolers Adapt, Strategize at Science Bowl Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Walk the INDIE Red Carpet Family Promise Again Gets Four-Star ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -This is the last week for potential candidates to get petitions signed for Plainfield’s June 5 primary. Two City Council seats will be on the ballot, the First Ward and the Second & Third Ward At-Large seats. Incumbent First Ward Councilwoman Diane Toliver is seeking ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's City Committee met on Wednesday evening to select candidates to run for the First Ward seat currently held by Diane Toliver, and for the Second & Third Ward At-Large City Council seat held by Joylette Mills-Ransome. The PDCC heard from two residents interested ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ, – Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) will discuss legislation before Congress, update activists on key issues, and take viewers’ questions in a Facebook Live event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., hosted by Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ). The event is the first in a planned series ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Jade Isle Farewell Extended a Week Elizabeth Schools Report One Student Has Died from Flu Virus ¡HOPES CAP, Inc. Ofrece Preparacion de Impuestos GRATIS en su ...

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CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader. State Senator Nick Scutari came ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- Just one day before the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) convention to elect a new County chair, Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ruled in favor of State Senator Nick Scutari, who made the case that UCDC bylaws call for an open ballot. Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Letter to the Editor:  Is It Time For PMUA To Clean House? Yamakaitis endorses Mayor Colleen Mahr for Chair and 
Mayor Armstead for Vice Chair Bernice ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Elks Club in Springfield on Tuesday was the setting for Bob Hugin of Summit to announce his candidacy as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Bob Menendez. The former CEO and Chairman of Celgene, Hugin resigned from the company on February 5 as ...

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