Major Upset: County Clerk Brett Radi Defeated by Somerville Council President Steve Peter

November 8, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Democrat Steve Peter, president of the Borough Council, upset incumbent Republican County Clerk Brett Radi by a narrow 128-vote margin in Tuesday’s election for a 5-year term.

Radi has worked in the Somerset County Clerk’s Office since 1993.

The final vote tally: Peter, 43,511; Radi, 43,383.

Tapinto Somerville erroneously reported that Peter had been defeated ...

Somerville: Gallagher Wins Freeholder Race; Democrats Sullivan, Wied Defeat Kraska, Pierson in  Borough Council Race; School Board President Chin Loses; Peter Loses County Clerk Race

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Incumbent Dennis Sullivan and his Democratic running mate Fred Wied V were elected to the Borough Council last night, winning three-year terms over Republican incumbent Councilman Jason Kraska and running mate Jennifer Pearson, while Mayor Brian Gallagher successfully transitioned to the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, winning election along with running mate and ...

Not To Be Overlooked: Somerville’s “Other” Election Nov. 7

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough residents like anyone else in New Jersey gripe about high property taxes.

On Tuesday, they have an opportunity to do something about that.

In addition to voting for a new governor, voting yes or no on two ballot questions, electing a state Senator, two state Assemblymen, a County Clerk, two county Freeholders and two members of the Borough Council, voters will ...

Election 2017: Four Candidates Seek 2 Somerville Borough Council Seats



SOMERVILLE, NJ – Four candidates are vying for two 3-year terms on the Borough Council, with incumbents at the top of both tickets.

Voters will also elect a new governor to replace Gov. Chris Christie, choosing between Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, who has served under Christie for eight years.

Also on the ballot are two public ...

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Against New Jersey Becoming A Sanctuary State

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Kim Guadagno is adamantly against New Jersey becoming a sanctuary state.  Guadagno recently released her proposal to completely ban sanctuary cities in New Jersey saying that sanctuary cities endanger the lives of the public, risk cutting off federal funding and put law enforcement officers’ lives in jeopardy.  ...

Guadagno Comes to Somerset County

BEDMINSTER NJ - Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno joined approximately 75 loyal Republicans at a fundraiser in her honor at Fiddlers Elbow Country Club in Bedminster Monday night.

Just a few months ago, the GOP nominee for governor would have found herself in the middle of hostile territory in Bedminster.  Guadagno faced a fierce and unexpected challenge in the Republican primary ...

Former President Obama Visits Newark to Campaign for Murphy

NEWARK, NJ  - Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into New Jersey's largest city 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 is no stranger to Newark. The 44th U.S. President pushed for a bipartisan overhaul of the American criminal ...

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Montgomery Mayor Endorses Caliguire; Criticizes Zwicker Ticket Tactics

November 5, 2017

To the Editor:

This election, I am proud to support Montgomery’s own Mark Caliguire for New Jersey General Assembly. He is long-time resident of town, has a distinguished record of community service, and understands how to protect our exceptional quality of life.

Mark has served Montgomery for 14 years as a Township Committee member, mayor, and now a Somerset County Freeholder. He has ...