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November 23, 2022

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Official results for the November 8 General Election are now posted on the Union County Clerk's website.  There is no change versus the unofficial results for Plainfield candidates posted on election night. These official results show the top three board of education candidates ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Incumbent Democrats retained their two-decade-long stronghold over the Union County Commissioner Board on Tuesday. Democrats Bette Jane Kowalski, Sergio Granados and Rebecca L. Williams were reelected to serve three-year terms, beating out Republican challengers Carmen Bucco, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Polls closed at 8 p.m. for Plainfield voters in the General Election on Tuesday. Six candidates were vying for three Plainfield school board seats in the only contested race, and unofficial results posted by the Union County Board of Elections indicate a sweep by the Empowerment ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Thanks to Election Day on Tuesday, students in the Plainfield Public Schools district will have a day off; a number of the district's schools are identified as polling places. Registered voters in the Queen City will have the opportunity to select three who will serve on the school ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Education Association, or PEA, hosted a forum Thursday for the six candidates vying for three school board seats in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The forum was moderated by Tehyma Williams and Keenan Grey. The candidates answered six questions from the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Education Association, or PEA, has scheduled a forum with the candidates seeking one of three available seats on the school board in the Nov. 8 General Election. The event, to be held Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., is free, but registration is required. Register ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Incumbent Democrats running for re-election to the Union County Commissioner Board are looking to continue their work on the budget, infrastructure and transportation, while Republican challengers vow to find ways to save taxpayers money. If elected, the challengers would be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield Municipal Clerk Abubakar Jalloh issued a notice reminding residents that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 8 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 18. His office is offering extended hours, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., to accommodate last-minute ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The six residents who are running for school board seats participated in the Plainfield League of Women Voters candidate forum Thursday to inform the community on where they stand on issues facing the district. Voters will select three candidates on Election Day, Tuesday, November ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Three incumbent Democrats face three Republican challengers in the race for the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The candidates are as follows: (D) Sergio Granados * (D) Bette Jane Kowalski * (D) Rebecca L. Williams * (R) Carmen Bucco (R) Vincent Rettino (R) ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Ballot positions for the 2022 General Election were selected Monday, August 15, by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi. The selection included positions for school board races, too. “The mid-term elections are being held this year, with the House of Representatives topping the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Lynn Anderson-Person, Carmencita Pile and Willie Pat Hembree are approaching the end of their three-year terms on Plainfield's school board. The deadline to file nominating petitions to fill the three seats were due Monday, and according to the Union County Clerk's office, six ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The deadline for Plainfield residents seeking school board positions to file their nominating petitions is Monday, July 25. They must be submitted before 4 p.m. in the County Clerk’s Election Office, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth, in Room 113. Union County Clerk Joanne ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The preliminary unofficial results are in for Plainfield's primary election, with residents selecting Richard Wyatt — garnering 52.47% (1,083) of the votes — as Councilperson-At-Large Second and Third Wards over incumbent Joylette Mills-Ransome (974 votes, 47.19%). In the race ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Primary Election Day is today. June 7 – ELECTION DAY This is the final day to cast a ballot for the 2022 Primary Election in person or through mail-in ballot.  In-person polling places will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. A full list of Union County in-person polling ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Plainfield held a forum in advance of the June 7 Primary Election to educate the residents of Plainfield on the candidates who are running, and the issues for which they stand in relation to the community. Robert Graham and Regina Lynn Lowery seek the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield voters will elect two candidates for a four-year term in the June 7, 2022, Primary Election to represent the First Ward, and fill the At-Large Second and Third Wards council seat. Four people submitted petitions that were due Monday, April 4, Plainfield's City Clerk ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Voters in several Union County towns will have new choices of representatives in the upcoming primary and general elections this year due to an updated state congressional map based on the results of the 2020 census. The new assignments represent the congressional districts in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield Councilwoman Ashley Davis made it official Wednesday evening when she announced via Facebook Live she will not seek reelection in the June 2022 Primary Election; she noted she has faced both ageism and sexism during her term. But she said she will continue to serve ...

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TRENTON, NJ — With the primary election fast approaching, Governor Murphy signed legislation increasing the pay for New Jersey's election workers.  Elections workers will now be paid $300 per day, up from $200. The bill also appropriates $7,000,000 to the Department of State. “Election workers ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Two city council seats are up for grabs this year in Plainfield, with First Ward Councilwoman Ashley Davis and Councilwoman-At-Large Second and Third Wards Joylette Mills-Ransome approaching the end of their terms. To date, three people have announced their intentions to run in the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — If you want to change your political party affiliation before the primary election, you’ve got until April 13 to do so. The Union County Board of Elections this week reminded residents that if they want to participate in their new party’s Primary Election June 7, then they ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield was one of ten county municipalities discussed by members of the Union County Re-Warding Commission on Wednesday. The options presented for the Queen City's population reallocations based on 2020 U.S. Census data ranged from affecting just two wards and one block to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Seven of the 10 municipalities with wards in the county will have the lines of their local districts redrawn following the release of 2020 Census Bureau data, the administrator for the Union County Board of Elections said. Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado said ...

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