Elections

November 7, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The 2018 campaign for Scotch Plains Township Council featured six candidates who generally seemed to like each other and held a candidates debate on October 22 in which they seemed to agree on many issues, including downtown development and outrage over racist ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- In a campaign that had three candidates vying for two seats on the Fanwood Borough Council and did not feature a candidates debate, Democrats Erin McElroy-Barker and Patricia "Trisha" Walsh defeated Republican Brian Walter by a wide margin.  Unofficial Results Trisha Walsh (D): ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Embattled incumbent Bob Menendez (D), who faced months of attacks on his ethics from challenger and former pharmaceutical company CEO Bob Hugin, will return to the U.S. Senate for his third term. Menendez won Union County by a 65% to 33% majority on Election Night U.S.

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FANWOOD, NJ --  Fanwood voters who live in Districts 4 and 5 will will now go to the LaGrande Park Building (LaGrande Ave. and Third St.) instead of Terrill Road Bible Chapel on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, If you are unsure of the district you are in, or would like to see the full voting map, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. TAPintoSPF has been following the local campaigns, as well as the statewide races that are on the ballot.  Three Scotch Plains Township Council positions are up for grabs, and six candidates (three Democrats and three Republicans) are ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Fanwood voters who live in Districts 4 and 5 will no longer vote at the Terrill Road Bible Chapel. Voters in those districts will now go to the LaGrande Park Building on Election Day. Entry is best from LaGrande Avenue at 3rd Street. If you are unsure of the ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The last in our series of profiles of local candidates for Council, Brian Walter is making his second run at the Fanwood Borough Council.  Name: Brian Walter Current Occupation: Executive Chef, Shackamaxon Country Club Education: Coles Elementary, Terrill Middle School, SPF High ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Democrats brought the big dogs of the party -- Governor Phil Murphy and Senator Bob Menendez -- to Scotch Plains on Sunday for the Union County Democratic Victory 2018 breakfast held at Snuffy's (250 Park Ave.). The event honored Freeholders Al ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The last of our TAPintoSPF Scotch Plains Council candidate profiles: Five Questions With... Sonali Dalvi. Name: Sonali Dalvi Current Occupation: Architectural Designer, LEED AP-Building Design & Construction, Facility Analyst Education: Bachelor of Architecture, ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman headlined an event to boost the candidacies of Fanwood Democrats Erin McElroy-Barker and Trisha Walsh at an event hosted by Mayor Colleen Mahr at the Forest Road Park building on Sunday, Oct. 28 Watson Coleman, who has represented New Jersey's ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Democratic Committee hosted a fundraiser Thursday night, Oct. 25, at the Fanwood Grille for the party's Fanwood Council candidates, Erin McElroy Barker, who is up for reelection, and Trisha Walsh, who is running for the first time. State Senator Nick Scutari made an ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Democratic Committee is hosting "A Conversation with Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman" on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 12:30 p.m. at the Forest Road Park Building in Fanwood. The Congresswoman is Fanwood's elected representative in Washington, DC. She will be joined by ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The latest in TAPintoSPF's series of profiles of Fanwood Council candidates: The Five Questions With… Patricia Walsh Name: Patricia Walsh Current Occupation: New York City public school teacher for 30+ years. I have taught grades 1-5- all subjects. I am now primarily a teacher of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The six candidates (three Democrats and three Republicans) for the three seats up for election in 2018 squared off in their first and only debate of the campaign season on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building. During the quick moving debate hosted by ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The latest in TAPintoSPF's series of profiles of Scotch Plains Council candidates: Five Questions With... Elizabeth Stamler. Name: Elizabeth Stamler   Current Occupation: County of Union, Assistant Superintendent of Weights and Measures Education: BS Criminology, The ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Voters who live in Fanwood's Districts 4 and 5 will no longer vote at the Terrill Road Bible Chapel. They now should show up at the polls at the LaGrande Park Building. Entry is best from LaGrande Avenue at 3rd Street. TAPintoSPF.net is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that they can view and download sample ballots for all 21 municipalities in Union County Clerk on unioncountyvotes.com and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. “The website and app offer a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- TAPintoSPF continues its profiles of this year's Scotch Plains Township Council candidates. This week's interview is the third in the series. Name: Andrew Bondarowicz Current Occupation: Attorney, Adjunct Professor, Business Executive Education: BA, Rutgers University – ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- A candidates forum for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education contenders will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the BOE offices on Cedar St. (behind Evergreen School).  Five contenders, including three incumbents and two newcomers, vie for the ...

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Name: Erin McElroy-Barker Occupation: Licensed Clinical Social worker  - Working as Center Coordinator at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Cystic Fibrosis Program Education: Undergrad: Boston College, Graduate School: Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service Family: Married ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Elections advises residents to be aware of important deadlines, changes in statewide regulations and other items of interest for Union County voters this year. Polling Place Change for Fanwood Voters The polling place for Fanwood: Districts 4 ...

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Name: Roshan M. White Current Occupation: Business Agent of United Association Plumbers Local Union 24 Education: Completed a 5 year apprenticeship program through the UA Plumbers Local Union 24. Graduated the United Association Instructor Training Program through Michigan State ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters to be aware of changes they may encounter when participating in the upcoming General Election. Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, November 6. Under a recent state law, voters who used a Vote-by-Mail ballot in the 2016 General ...

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Name: Jeff Kowalczyk  Current Occupation: Owner Connections Personnel Education: Syracuse University  Family: Married with 3 children and a dog Coby # Years Living in Scotch Plains: 33 _________________________________________________________________________________________ Why are you ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As Election Day approaches, TAPintoSPF will run questionnaires of the local candidates who are running for office in Scotch Plains and Fanwood. The first Five Questions With... feature introduces voters to Josh Losardo, who is running for Scotch Plains Council on the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Republicans kicked off their 2018 election season with a fundraiser hosted by Pam and Rich Duthie.  The 2018 candidates on the Republican ticket for Scotch Plains Council are:  Andrew Bondarowicz Sonali Dalvi Jeff Kowalczyk The party's platform ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the kickoff of the 2018 campaign season.  The Scotch Plains Democratic team -- Elizabeth Stamler, Roshan “Roc” White, and Josh Losardo -- is in full swing and focusing on their campaign. The Council candidates have been ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Voters can learn about Fanwood's Democratic Council candidates in a series of videos being launched the week of Sept. 10. The candidates are already out and about in their campaign for your votes on Nov. 6.   Councilwoman Erin McElroy Barker, currently in her first term, is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Five candidates have registered with Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School Board elections in 2018. The five candidates are competing for three contested three-year seats to represent Scotch Plains on the BOE. Current BOE members Debora J.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Andrew Bondarowicz was nominated by the Scotch Plains Republican committee to replace the departing Llewellyn Jones and was sworn in as a Councilman at the Tuesday, July 24, Scotch Plains Township Council meeting. "I am honored to serve on the Council," Bondarowicz told ...

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