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'Renewed Sense of Engagement', Thirst for 'Innovative Leadership' by Summit Voters Led to Council Sweep, Victors Say

November 9, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - With the dust now settled on a historic local election in Summit -- one that will soon lead to a Hilltop City Common Council with a Democratic majority for the first time ever -- the winning candidates in each of the three races are weighing in on their victory and what lies ahead in local government.

Marjorie Fox, Ward 2, Matt Gould, Ward 1, and Beth Little, At-Large, each earned ...

Summit Dems Sweep Local Races, Will Control Common Council for First Time Ever

SUMMIT, NJ - Like a dice cup in a game of Scrabble, the traditional composition of the Summit Common Council has been tipped upside down, and the word that is spelled out is D-E-M-O-C-R-A-T. Marjorie Fox, Beth Little and Matt Gould, all Democrats, each won their contested races against Republican opposition, giving the the Democrats a clean sweep and control of the Council for the first time in ...

Meet The Candidates: Beth Little, Summit Common Council, At-Large

Editor's Note: This is the sixth -- and final -- in a series of profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

Beth Little, Democratic Candidate - Summit Common ...

Meet The Candidates: David Dietze, Summit Common Council, At-Large

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a series six profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

David Dietze, Republican Candidate - Summit Common Council, ...

Turn-Key Voting Op Available Via County's Vote-By-Mail Event Nov. 4

ELIZABETH, NJ - The County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for special hours on Saturday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for anyone wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person. If they so chose, voters can apply for a Vote-by-Mail ballot, fill out their ballot and cast it in a secure collection box at the ...

Meet The Candidates: John Dougherty, Summit Common Council, Ward 1

Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series six profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

John Dougherty, Republican Candidate - Summit Common Council, Ward ...

Meet The Candidates: Matt Gould, Summit Common Council, Ward 1

Editor's Note: This is the third in a series six profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

Matt Gould, Democratic Candidate - Summit Common Council, Ward ...

Meet The Candidates: Marjorie Fox, Summit Common Council, Ward 2

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series six profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

Marjorie Fox, Democratic Candidate - Summit Common Council, Ward ...

Meet The Candidates: Mike Wattick, Summit Common Council, Ward 2

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series six profiles that TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 7 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim.

Mike Wattick, Republican Candidate - Summit Common Council, Ward ...

Affordability, FDK, Downtown Development, Pedestrian Safety Hit Major Chords at Summit Council Candidate Forum

SUMMIT, NJ—-The six candidates for Summit Common Council agreed at the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum October 12 that the Hilltop City needs to be kept affordable, that targeted plans are needed for the 'Broad Street Corridor',  and that pedestrian safety is one of the keys to the City’s future. The event drew its largest audience in recent memory, ...

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