Elections

August 30, 2020

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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski, (D-7th) will make several stops in the borough Sunday afternoon to film short segments for a campaign commercial. First stop is the residence of Mayor Dennis Sullivan, where a few guests have been invited to a backyard party. Sullivan was asked ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Clerk will conduct a ballot drawing for the Nov. 3 general election via Livestream on Monday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. Residents will be able to watch the drawing in real-time at https://bit.ly/BallotDrawing2020. A random drawing of candidates’ names is a fair ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Nearly one month after the July 7th New Jersey Primary, and following a seven-day extension granted by a state Superior Court judge, the results of the election have been fully counted, according to Jerry L. Midgette, Somerset County Election Board Administrator. This was an ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Declared gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Phil Murphy, hoping to block his plan to borrow $9.9 billion to balance the state's budget. Murphy says he has the authority to do so; Ciattarelli, who is seeking the GOP nomination to run against ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed New Jersey's traditional June Primary Election by one month and will dramatically impact how this year's vote will be handled by individual towns and the Somerset County Board of Elections. Tuesday, July 7th is Primary Day, but very few people ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Council candidate Jason Kraska has mapped out his neighborhood clean-up plan, an ambitious 18-week undertaking that will target a neighborhood each week in the 2.5-mile square borough beginning June 28 through the week preceding election day in November. One week ago ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – In preparation for the July 7th Democratic and Republican Primaries, the Somerset County Clerk’s Office is sending out Vote By Mail ballots to every registered Democrat and Republican. The ballots will begin arriving in mailboxes this weekend in large envelopes with a bright red ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Former Borough Councilman Jason Kraska has decided he will make another run at being elected to a job he last held three years ago, and he's going to go about it in a way different from previous campaigns - beginning with picking up garbage. He won't be knocking on doors; he ...

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SOMERVILLE. NJ - The borough Democratic Municipal Committee has selected Councilman Fred J. Wied V and Councilman Granville Y. Brady to run for re-election for the two council seats in November's election. “The people of Somerville know Fred and Gran and trust their judgment and work ethic.  ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerville Republican Municipal Chairman Rich Reitman has issued a call for candidates for Somerville Borough Council. “Over the course of the past few weeks, Somerville has dealt with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a time where leadership is critically important," Reitman ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – New Jersey GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli has named Jeffrey Vanderbeek, former chairman & managing partner of the NHL's New Jersey Devils hockey club - and former Somerville High School football coach - as the finance chairman for his 2021 ...

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WILDWOOD, NJ – Thousands of President Trump supporters bundled up and wrapped themselves in red, white and blue scarves, mittens and hats to brave the cold for a chance to get a seat inside the Wildwood Convention Center for Tuesday’s rally promoted as  a big thank you from the president to south ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Jack Ciattarelli returned to the elementary school where he learned his ABCs and penmanship as a young boy Tuesday to make it official - he is a candidate for the GOP Gubernatorial nomination in the 2021 June Primary, and he is the man to fix New Jersey. There will be other ...

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TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to maintain a fair election process in New Jersey, legislation promoting voting transparency sponsored by Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker and Assemblyman Roy Freiman was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. The “Voting Precinct Transparency Act,” (A-4564) – now ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli has declared his candidacy for the Republican New Jersey gubernatorial nomination. This will be his second run at the state's top elected office. New Jersey residents will vote in the state's gubernatorial election in November, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Any thoughts of an upset in the 16th District Assembly race Tuesday quickly vanished as vote totals from Hunterdon, Mercer and Middlesex counties were added to the those from Somerset County. The district includes the Hunterdon County municipalities of Delaware Township, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Democratic incumbents Jane Kobuta, Granville Brady and Roger Vroom III easily won reelection against their Republican challengers in Tuesday's elections, with Democratic Mayor Dennis Sullivan, running unopposed, the top-vote getter in the Borough Council race. Races for Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County residents who receive automated “robocalls” announcing a change in their polling location are advised that this is a scam. Both the Board of Elections and the County Clerk’s Office have received reports of calls like this from residents of several towns, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough Democrats are more than confident that when the polls close Tuesday night and the votes are counted, Mayor Dennis Sullivan will be reelected.  The elder statesman of the Borough Council, with 24 years of public service from 1995-2003 and 2005-2019 and most recently as ...

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Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman (D-Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset) have endorsed Dominick Puzio for Hunterdon County Sheriff.  “We could not be more honored to endorse Dominick Puzio for Hunterdon County Sheriff. He is community-minded, forward-thinking with vast experience in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter reminds voters that they can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for the Nov. 5th election. In addition to regular weekday hours of 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., his office will have extended hours to accommodate those who want to pick up a ballot in person: ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers on Election Day, Nov. 5th. There are vacancies in all Somerset County towns. Bilingual Spanish speakers are also needed. Training is provided prior to every Election and poll ...

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