Elections

July 29, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield voters chose Steve Hockaday and Charles McRae, according to the official results for the July 7 Primary Election, for the At-Large and Third Ward seats, respectively, and their names will appear on November's General Election ballot. Following is a breakdown of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Plainfield Board of Education in the November 3 General Election, according to the Union County Clerk’s Office. The deadline for candidates to file with the Union County Board of Elections was Monday. Board member Dr. Avonia ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Typically, on Election Day, residents and candidates would have seen unofficial results roll in. But this Primary Election was different. By Governor Phil Murphy's Executive Order, this election was conducted primarily by Vote-by-Mail ballot. While Senator Cory Booker and Former ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Acting Business Administrator and Municipal Clerk, Abubakar Jalloh, is advising residents who have not yet received a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the July 7 Primary Election to visit Union County Clerk’s office at either the Elizabeth or Westfield locations to request a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Plainfield Area New Jersey held a Candidate Forum in advance of the July 7 Primary Election to help voters make informed decisions. Three candidates vying for the At-Large council seat, and two candidates seeking the Third Ward seat participated.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The non-partisan League of Women Voters of Plainfield, one of the oldest active leagues in the United States, will conduct a Candidate Forum on Wednesday at 7 p.m. to provide residents the opportunity to get to know those who may represent them. Candidates are vying to fill two ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Social media was abuzz Thursday about a political mailing sent from the desk of Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Plainfield Democratic City Committee letterhead urging voters to support Column B candidates. The mailing appeared to include a real ballot rather than a sample one, and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A second town hall-like session with Mayor Adrian O. Mapp was held online Wednesday to update the Plainfield community on coronavirus cases in the Queen City, to stress the importance of filling out the census, and to address questions about budget shortfalls. The Mayor started ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield City Clerk Abubakar Jalloh released the list of City Council candidates who have filed petitions for nominations in the Primary Election on Monday. Residents will vote on June 2 to fill two council petitions with a four-year term. Winners will appear on the November 3 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — To celebrate the 19th Amendment Centennial, the League of Women Voters and the four New Jersey Girl Scout Councils are partnering to create Voter Girl Events on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The statewide events will include all League of Women Voters chapters, and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Members of the Plainfield Democratic City Committee chose City Council President Steve Hockaday and Councilman Charles McRae Saturday as the party’s choice for two council seats in the June 2 primary. Hockaday currently represents the Fourth Ward and will seek the Citywide ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Democratic City Committee announced to members on January 13 that they will meet on Saturday, February 8. The meeting is to include selecting a line candidate for the Councilman At-Large seat, currently held by Elton Armady. But in a surprise move, Armady, who had ...

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WEST DES MOINES, IA — When you are in Iowa on Caucus Day, you find a precinct to observe the process, because it is almost foreign to someone used to casting a ballot behind a curtain in a voting booth in New Jersey. Across The Hawkeye State there are 1,678 voting precincts, according to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Two candidates aligned with the New Jersey Progressive Democrats of Union County have thrown their hats into the proverbial ring to run for council seats in 2020.  They will be on the same line as Senator Bernie Sanders in the June 2 primary election. Former Board of Education ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Plainfield is marking 100 years, and you're invited to the organization's holiday party to celebrate.  You might be familiar with the League's moderators if you attend candidate forums in town.  The non-partisan political organization that was ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Freeholder Sergio Granados, and Freeholder Rebecca Williams have been re-elected to the county’s Board of Chosen Freeholders, official election results show. All three freeholders will serve three-year terms beginning in 2020. A total of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A hot race in the General Election in Plainfield was for a third seat on the Board of Education.  Residents voted for three to fill vacancies, and official results from the Office of the Union County Clerk are consistent with those reported on election night. Incumbents ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield’s unofficial results for Tuesday’s General Election are in.  Here’s your sneak peek.  All results are unofficial, as reported by Union County.  TAPinto Plainfield will publish official results as soon as they are available. Uncontested Second Ward Councilman-elect ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield residents came out to meet the candidates vying for the three Board of Education seats at The League of Women Voters Forum as they prepare to head to the polls on Tuesday, November 5. Five of the seven candidates participated in the forum: Independent and current BOE ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Plainfield will host a Board of Education Candidates Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to help residents learn more about potential board members in advance of the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Four candidates vying for seats on the board  will ...

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DES MOINES, IA - New Jersey Senator Cory Booker was in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday for the 2019 Polk County Steak Fry event at Water Works Park.  The affair, put on by the Polk County Democrats, featured 17 Democratic presidential candidates who mingled with the crowd throughout the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The field of candidates for Plainfield Board of Education seats up in the November 5 General Election is narrowing. As of September 12, the two independent candidates, Dorien Hurtt and Carolyn S. Thomas, no longer appear on the ballot. According to the Union County Clerk’s ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Plainfield has announced that it will hold a candidate forum for school board candidates prior to the November 5 General Election.  It will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 at duCret School of the Arts, located at 1030 Central ...

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