Elections

September 13, 2018

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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FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr kicked off the campaign for her fellow Democrats, Councilwoman Erin McElroy Barker and first-time candidate Trish Walsh Pierce, with a fundraiser held at Houdini Pizza at 25 South Ave. in Fanwood on Monday evening.  McElroy Barker, who is finishing her first ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has posted the unofficial results of Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primaries.   In Fanwood, candidates in the Democratic and Republican primaries ran unopposed. Among the Democrats, Erin McElroy Barker collected 438 votes, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Primary Elections will be held on Tuesday, June 5, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sample ballots have been mailed to Scotch Plains and Fanwood registered voters. For U.S. Senator, Lisa McCormick is challenging the incumbent Bob Mendendez for the Democratic party line. For U.S.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Primary Elections will be held on Tuesday, June 5th from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Here are a list of the polling locations in Scotch Plains this year:   • District 1, 2, 3 – Green Forest Clubhouse, 554 Westfield Road*** • District 4, 5 - Library Building, 1927 Bartle Ave • ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Sample ballots for the June 5 Primary Election are now available on the Union County Votes mobile app for Apple and Android devices, and on the County Clerk’s election website at unioncountyvotes.com. “The mobile app and website enable voters to see their sample ballots ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1, for the 2018 Primary Election, according to Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Democratic Committee has nominated Borough Councilwoman Erin McElroy-Barker for a second term and resident Patricia Walsh to run for the Council seat currently held by Jack Molenaar, who is not seeking re-election. McElroy-Barker, currently serving her first term on ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Democratic and Republican candidates for November’s municipal elections were filed on Monday, April 2. Three seats on the Scotch Plains Council will be contested in 2018.  The Democrats have nominated: Joshua G. Losardo, an attorney who has also served on ...

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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 walked ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- Just one day before the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) convention to elect a new County chair, Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ruled in favor of State Senator Nick Scutari, who made the case that UCDC bylaws call for an open ballot. Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- After weeks of campaigning following the resignation of Jerry Green as Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair, the two leading candidates, Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and State Senator Nick Scutari of Linden, will soon find out who will lead the party. The ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Union County Freeholders Christopher Hudak and Al Mirabella joined former Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover in calling on Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC), to remove their images from her new campaign ...

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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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FANWOOD, NJ -- In an online version of a Wall Street Journal story that will appear in print on Wednesday, reporter Kate King examined the rise of women in New Jersey politics and highlighted Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr's campaign for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair. against two male ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and State Senator Nick Scutari continue their outreach to Democrats to support their candidacies for Union County Democratic Committee chairman. Mayor Mahr, the acting chair following Jerry Green's resignation last week, sent a letter to committee ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - John Stewart, Jr. submitted a letter of resignation from his position as Plainfield Chief of Staff to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Monday afternoon. It was a position Stewart has held since January 2014. In the note, Stewart cited a lack of transparency in government. Stewart said ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Within hours of Assemblyman Jerry Green of Plainfield's announcement of his resignation as Union County’s Democratic Party chairman, a press release from State Senator Nick Scutari landed in the inboxes of local media announcing a long list of his endorsers for 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 -- Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) today resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus his energy on recovering from an illness. The veteran politician from Plainfield plans to continue representing the District 22 when he rejoins his colleagues in the New ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people 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. Speakers included Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, Democratic congressional candidate Lisa ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Local voters went to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new governor, general assembly members, freeholders, county sheriff, Fanwood Council members and a Board of Ed candidate on Election Day. Fanwood Councilman Russell Huegel (D) collected 1,620 votes, and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The year following a Presidential election is called an "off-year" election in which members of Congress, who serve two-year terms and Senators, who serve six-year terms, are not on the ballot.  At the top of this year's ballot is the race for New Jersey Governor, ...

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Name: Anthony “Coach” Carter Current Occupation: Municipal Compliance Director, Township of Irvington, NJ – Electrical Foreman, Local 164, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Education: Graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York, Degree in Psychology/Education ...

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Name: Brian Walter Current Occupation: Executive Chef/ Culinary Director at Bayberry Culinary Consultants Education: French Culinary Institute, SPF High School, Terrill Middle School, Coles Elementary School Years Lived in Fanwood: Over 10 Years in Fanwood, 25 Years in Scotch Plains Why are ...

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EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education. The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of ...

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