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 Vice President Joe Biden, according to The Hill, easily won in New Jersey's Democratic Primary Election, local candidates will have to wait a bit longer.

There were a few hiccups Tuesday, as reported by a representative of the League of Women Voters of Plainfield to Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado, including incorrectly marked polling locations, lack of signage, and poll workers who thought the Vote-by-Mail option expired Monday.

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Two Union County representatives were seen at the ballot drop-box behind City Hall Tuesday at 8 p.m., when ballots were due. They said there were other collections, but remarked the number of ballots in this final collection was one of the largest they had seen.

Kevin Barnes of The Liberty Group was on hand to collect provisional ballots. He was escorted by Union County Police Officer Fonseca.

Barnes said he would collect voting machines on Wednesday, too. is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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