Elections

October 13, 2018

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A lot of questions were answered on Thursday evening as the Borough of Roselle Park held its first of two candidate debates for upcoming November election.  The three candidates, current Mayor Carl Hokanson running as an Independent, William Fahoury the Republican candidate, ...

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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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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Two news sources, three candidates running for Mayor, and a lot of questions to be answered. That’s what to expect as the Borough of Roselle Park heads into its first of two candidate debates in October prior to the November election.  Starting on October 11, at 7 p.m. at ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Democratic Chairman and Councilman Rev. Reginald Atkins released a statement this week calling on Mayor Christine Dansereau to submit a letter of resignation officially vacating her seat on the local Democratic Committee. According to Chairman Atkins, the Mayor moved out of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has announced that Vote-by-Mail ballots will be available in the County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield starting on Monday, October 1st to registered voters who wish to cast their vote by mail ballot for the 2018 General ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The filing deadline for School Board Election Candidates was on Monday at 4 p.m.  The candidate list for the November School Board Election is as follows. There are three seats up this year for the three-year term in Roselle and six residents have filed for those three ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The polls are closed for this June Primary Election and the votes have been counted. Here are the unofficial results.  U.S. Senate Race: 6 Year Term Robert Menendez (D) Winner Bob Hugin ( R) Winner Member of the House of Representatives - 7th Congressional ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Column C Democrats have announced their candidates of Brandon Bernier for Second Ward Councilman and John Fortuna for Fifth Ward Councilman in the upcoming June 5th primary election.  Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau has given her nod that she is lending her support of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has announced that her Main Office in Elizabeth will be open for special hours on Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for voters seeking last-minute mail-in ballots. The Annex Office in Westfield will also be open for ballots on June 2 for its ...

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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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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Democratic Committee has announced their candidate choices for the upcoming June primary. There are two council seats up in this election. one in the second ward and the other in the fifth ward.  Municipal Chairman Rev. Reginald Atkins and Assemblyman Jamel Holley have ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  It’s election season again and Monday, April 2, was the last day for candidates to file to have their names added to the ballot for the upcoming elections. Roselle Park - The big election will be in November as the Roselle Park Republican Committee announced William ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Mayor Carl Hokanson has announced that he will run for another term, but this time he will not be running on the Democratic ticket.  A statement issued by Hokanson said he will be running once again for Mayor, however, this time he has chosen to run as an independent ...

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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 away ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC), Colleen Mahr, is calling for the use of voting machines at the February 21 county committee meeting that will determine the next Chair of the UCDC.  The February 21 meeting will begin at 7:00 and take place at the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Shortly after Jerry Green announced that he would resign as chairman of Union County Democratic Committee, State Senator Nick Scutari issued a press release announcing his candidacy for the position and listed numerous endorsers, including Green, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, Plainfield's own Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus on recovering from an illness.  A statement that was issued by Union County Democratic Committee Executive Director Nick Fixmer notes that Green ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people — including women, men, and children from all over Union County participated in the Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield Saturday, according to organizers. The event was one of many women’s marches around the country. “It was beyond all of our ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Three people took their oath to sit on the Roselle Board of Education (B.O.E.) on Monday night, but the votes for both President and Vice President ended in a tie.  Family, friends, and residents came out for the swearing in of Archange Antione, Johnathan Davis, and Keyanna Jones ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Two council members took the oath of office on Sunday at Roselle Park’s reorganization meeting. History was made as the council will now have a gay married couple sitting on the dais to serve as councilmen at the same time.  Joseph DeIorio (R) took the oath of office as ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - It was standing room only as residents and political dignitaries came out to the Borough of Roselle reorganization meeting on Wednesday night to watch two new councilwomen take their oath of office.  The meeting started off with the invocation by Pastor Side Lawore ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The polls are closed and the votes have been counted and here are the unofficial results.  Democratic candidates Philip Murphy and Sheila Oliver have been voted in by the people as the next Governor & Lieutenant Governor.  Joseph P. Cryan (D), took the win for ...

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ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Registered voters in Roselle and Roselle Park are reminded to review the ballot for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.  Polling locations will be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The names of candidates running in the General Election are posted ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County residents wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person can go to the County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield for special hours on Saturday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “If desired, voters can apply for a Vote-by-Mail ...

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks.  Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than ...

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