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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 8, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

16th District: Dems Zwicker And Freiman Take Assembly Seats, GOP’s Bateman Hangs On In State Senate Race

PRINCETON, NJ – Democrats won a major victory Tuesday night in one of the state’s most contested districts, taking its second assembly seat and giving popular GOP State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman a run for his money.

State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16, easily won re-election to his seat, taking running mate Roy Freiman with him to the statehouse in Trenton, ...

Cranbury Township Committee Race Too Close To Call, 33 Votes Separate Candidates

CRANBURY, NJ - With just 33 votes separating Township Committee candidates, Republican Nancy Witt and Democrat Matt Scott, and the absentee ballots not yet counted, the outcome of Tuesday's race for the seat currently held by Township Committeeman Susan Goetz remains to be seen.

Speaking prior to the election, on Candidates' Night, Goetz said that, with her professional retirement, she ...

South Brunswick: Incumbents Win Big, Mehta Takes Open BOE Seat

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – It was a huge night for incumbents in both the municipal and Board of Education races.

Democratic Mayor Christopher Killmurray and Democratic Township Councilman Ken Bierman easily won their seats against Republican challengers John O’Sullivan and Julie Ferrara by a 2-1 margin in the special municipal election.

Killmurray was appointed mayor earlier this ...

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall as the crowd ...

Live Statewide Election Results

Here are the latest statewide election results.

Keep coming back as the night wears on to see the latest, and stay tuned to TAP for the local race results.

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Here's a rundown of everything you need to know heading into the polls

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With ​just hours until New Jersey decides on its next governor, TAPinto New Brunswick wants​ to make sure you head into the polls with everything you need to know.

​Besides the race for governor, ​many seats at the county and state level are up for grabs, all of them being eyed by Democrats, Republicans and a few third party candidates.

We’ve ...

Voters To Decide on Library Construction Bond Referendum On Election Day

NEW JERSEY - When voters head to the polls on Tuesday, November 7 one of the public questions on the ballot lets voters decide on the NJ Library Construction Bond Act. If the referendum passes, it will allow the state to issue $125 million in bonds. From the proceeds, grants will be provided to public libraries for renovations, repairs, improvements and technological upgrades. The bonds will not ...

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.  ...

Local Democrats hold major fundraising lead over Republican, Independent opponents, public records show

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elections are just a few days away, and Democrats are holding a major fundraising advantage over their Republican opponents, according to campaign finance reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission website.

The recent wave of fundraising numbers and data came on October 27, 11 days before the November 7 election and as such, those reports are called the ...

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