Elections

April 15, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Clerk will conduct a ballot drawing via livestream on Friday, April 16, at 3 p.m., for the June 8 Primary Election. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ballot drawing was usually open to the public and held in the County Clerk’s Office, but this year ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Bridgewater Township Councilman Michael Kirsh and Watchung School Board member Amber Murad have been endorsed by the Somerset County Republican Committee as the nominees for the two open spots on the Somerset County Board of Commissioners in the November elections. They ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater Township Councilman Michael Kirsh has submitted a letter of intent to seek the endorsement of the Somerset County Republican Organization to run for Somerset County Commission. The organization will screen candidates to name their nominees Feb. 17. This year, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Doug Steinhardt, chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party and candidate in the 2021 GOP Gubernatorial Primary, has dropped out of the race just one month after launching his campaign. The abrupt announcement boosts the likelihood that Jack Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough ...

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  State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January, 2021. Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as ...

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BERNARDSVILLE/BEDMINSTER, NJ — According to the unofficial election results provided by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office, Democrats Christine Zamarra and Thomas O'Dea will keep their seats on the Bernardsville Borough Council.  In Bedminster, Republican Colin Hickey won re-election to the ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ -- Four Trump Truck parades originating in four separate parts of the area converged Saturday morning on their way to a massive rally in support of the president in Bedminster, according to organizers. Trump Truck parades have grown in popularity since the end of summer; an ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - No fewer than four Trump Truck parades will traverse state highways Saturday morning on their way to Somerset County for a massive rally in support of the president in Bedminster, according to organizers. All four parades will converge on state highways that connect with the ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — One of the four seats on the Bedminster Township Committee will be up for vote on Election Night, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Republican incumbent R. Colin Hickey is facing a challenge from Democrat Jeff Beyer for his seat on the committee.  After being appointed to the Township ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two of the six seats on the Bernardsville Borough Council will be contested on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Democrat incumbents Thomas O'Dea and Christine Zamarra are up for re-election. They will be challenged by Republicans Diane Greenfield and JoAnne ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Residents might want to allow for some extra drive-time on Saturday morning, as a political truck parade anticipated to draw “high attendance” plans to roll through the area. Organizers of the “Trump Truck Parade” announced on their website that they will leave from the AMC ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Secure ballot boxes have been placed at the Bedminster Township municipal building, 1 Miller Lane, in Bedminster Township, and at Bernardsville Borough Hall, 166 Mine Brook Road in Bernardsville. The Bernardsville drop box was due to open at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter has released online video and photo tutorials to assist voters participating in the 2020 General Election being held on Nov. 3.  The election will be conducted primarily through Vote by Mail ballots, which will be delivered to every active voter ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Somerset County Freeholders have adopted a non-binding resolution that urges state and county election officials to join them in supporting "voter choice" and ensure that in-person machine voting not be supplanted by mail-in balloting in the upcoming election. The ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear arguments on Aug. 5th from declared GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli and his legal team against Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to borrow $9.9 billion to balance the state budget, Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough resident and former state ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - President Donald Trump greeted supporters in Bedminster Sunday afternoon before departing New Jersey after spending a weekend at Trump National Golf Club.   At 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, the president stepped out of his SUV surrounded by Secret Service near the corner of Route 206 and ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ In a completely unique primary election this year, voters have multiple options for filing their votes through primary election day on Tuesday, July 7. Hours for the election officially are from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. One of Somerset County's five ballot drop boxes is open ...

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