Elections

March 31, 2021

NEW JERSEY- A bill passed by the New Jersey State Assembly last week would limit the presence of law enforcement officers at polling places and ballot drop boxes. The Senate needs to act on a companion bill before it goes to Governor Phil Murphy for signature. The legislation seeks to prohibit ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed legislation (S3203) on Tuesday, March 30 to establish early in-person voting in New Jersey. The legislation expands access to voting rights and democracy. S3203 allows registered voters to vote using machines at polling places before the day of certain ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The Ocean County Democrat Organization didn’t bother to don masks for their mini-convention last night. They also did not see the need for social distance. The reason makes sense — if you look through the photographs with this article, or simply read on. As Ocean County ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Selected candidates and a new Toms River Republican club were not the only ones to receive votes of affirmation at last night’s Ocean County GOP Convention. Chairman Frank B. Holman III proved victorious as the Ocean County Republican Party boss. “Frank Holman has had to go ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — A Republican Party divided can still garner victory most times in Ocean County — even if it comes down to a floor fight. Commissioner Gerry Little’s announced retirement from the county board attracted more than a dozen candidates seeking to replace him. The total of 13 might ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - The recent endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Screening Committee for Little Egg Harbor Township Committee person and past Mayor Barbara "Bobbi Jo" Crea is an important step to her being on the ballot this November for Ocean County Commissioner.   “I have ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Ocean County Republican Organization’s screening committee plans to meet next month with a long list of candidates seeking the line for the upcoming primary election. The event is slated for Saturday, February 6, 2021. As tradition has it, representatives of the committee ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Only two of New Jersey's 21 counties have not certified their election results and have until Wednesday to do so. Ocean and Salem counties were both granted time extensions beyond the November 20 deadline.   Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 198 the day before the ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — November 10, 2020 – David Richter, the Republican nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in New Jersey’s Third District, Tuesday issued the following statement. “While there remain many votes still to be counted in the race for the Third District seat, it is highly ...

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MARLTON, NJ - Congressman Andy Kim delivered remarks toda  regarding his election to a second term as the representative to New Jersey's third congressional district. Kim's wife and two little boys were by his side as he spoke to express his gratitude. David Richter, Kim's Republican challenger ...

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THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, NJ - U.S.Rep Andy Kim will serve another two years in Congress representing the Third Congressional District based on preliminary voting numbers. The Associated Press made the race call early this morning, Kim's victory places him as the first Democrat to serve a ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In addition to the Presidential, Senatorial, and Congressional races, voters in the state of New Jersey had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  The Associated Press is reporting today that the results of the New Jersey Ballot questions ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Ocean County voters joined the majority of New Jersey voters in saying yes to recreational cannabis in the state. They did so despite disapproval expressed by some government officials. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution in September stating their ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Mayor Nancy Davis has won re-election to the Beach Haven Council.  Davis garnered 311 votes. The leading vote getter was challenger Colleen Lambert with 431 votes.  Kristina Rutherford had 302 votes to win one of the three open seats in the Borough.   Note: This preliminary ...

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STAFFORD — Retired Stafford police officer Chris Fritz won his seat on the Stafford Township Board of Educaiton with 6,362 votes. Incumbents Debbie Lyons and Patricia Formica claimed seats with 5,673 and 4,581 votes.  Erin Sharkey joins the Board of Education in a one-year term. Sharkey ran ...

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Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is ...

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Counties can begin counting general election votes on Saturday because of the expected flood of paper ballots — but they can’t reveal any results. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN —  With the  2020 General Election just days away, Ocean County voters who need assistance with vote-by-mail ballots can access help through the Ocean County Clerk Election Services staff in the days leading up to and including Nov. 3. On Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, voters ...

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BEACH HAVEN - The Engage Beach Haven social media organization will host a borough council candidates forum via Zoom on Monday evening, Oct. 19, from 7 to 8:30. The candidates for three open seats on the the five-member council are: Mayor Nancy Taggart Davis Genevieve ...

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STAFFORD — Voters in Ocean County can rely on  in-person or online assistance is available  with the vote-by-mail process being implemented for the Nov. 3 General Election.  Ocean County Freeholder Gary Quinn, liaison to the Ocean County Clerk’s office states “While voters have always had the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Every voter can help the General Election run as smoothly as possible by filling out and returning your General Election Vote-by-Mail ballot as soon as possible after you receive it. The following early voting methods are available now, and are in effect until the polls close at ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – No doubt that every presidential election comes with its share of trials and tribulations. Mail-in ballots started appearing in the homes of Ocean County voters’ homes last month.  Preliminary answers to questions regarding casting ballots created a need for even more ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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NEW JERSEY – Two of the three candidates running in the general election for New Jersey’s Third Congressional District faced off in a virtual informational forum today hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ). Christina Renna, President and CEO of CCSNJ, asked CD-3 ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - News that New Jersey voters would primarily use mail-in ballots for the November general election comes with its share of controversy.  Many Ocean County voters received their ballots this past week and have questions about them. First and foremost, the deadline to register ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in ...

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Postage, drop boxes and PPE will add to the tab for an election to be held nearly entirely through the mail. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND — Local county and state representatives have expressed their opposition to Governor Phil Murphy’s mandate concerning the Vote by Mail process for the November election. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders was the first to take formal action by passing an ...

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OCEAN COUNTY — District 9 representatives Senator Christopher Connors, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf, and Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove are calling for in-person voting for the 2020 General Election. In a letter recently sent to Governor Phil Murphy, the 9th District delegation voiced the objections conveyed ...

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