Elections

November 8, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Democratic candidates have won -- over the past four years -- eight of the nine contested local elections in Summit, virtually all of them by a hefty percentage. The lone Republican to emerge on top during this period was current Council Member Steve Bowman, who defeated Greg Vartan in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There was lots of talk -- nationally and even at the state level -- about a 'blue wave' or a 'red wave' washing onto the political shore this election night. Locally, while most folks you ask claim to vote for the person and not the party, the 'blue wave' has been cresting and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mirroring a trend seen nationwide, a record number of 28,500 Union County voters have requested Vote-by-Mail ballots. As of November 2, 15,000 of those ballots have been returned to the Board of Elections, a figure which already breaks the 10-year-old record -- set during the 2008 ...

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Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series of four profiles TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 6 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim. John ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The weather outside may have been nasty but the discourse indoors stayed civil as League of Women Voters (LWV) of Summit, New Providence and Berkeley Heights hosted its annual Summit Candidates Forum in the cafeteria at Summit High School. The Forum featured the four candidates ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A new Union County vote tabulation system, approved by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders just this month, will be deployed in Westfield during the November 6 general election. According to Nicole DiRado, Administrator at the Union County Board of Elections, Westfield was ...

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Editor's Note: This is the third in a series of four profiles TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 6 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim. David ...

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Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of four profiles TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 6 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim. Greg ...

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Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of four profiles TAPinto Summit will be publishing on candidates vying for local office in the upcoming November 6 Election. The candidates each were sent, and responded to, identical questions and their answers are being published verbatim. Louis ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Summit. Berkeley Heights and New Providence will host the 2018 Summit Candidates’ Forum October 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Media Center at Summit High School. The event will feature four candidates, a pair each of Republicans and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The General Election is now less than one month away, and the City of Summit is reminding Hilltop City residents of important, fast-approaching deadline dates and other information relative to voting on November 6. Eligibility requirements to vote in the General Election ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters (LMV) of of Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit has launched VOTE411.org, a nonpartisan election resource designed to be a “one-stop-shop” for election information that offers tools to help New Jersey voters navigate the voting process this ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Beginning October 1, Vote-by-Mail ballots for the November 6 General Election will be available to registered voters in the County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield. The deadline to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot through the mail is October 29 and the application must be ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Helen Kioukis, League of Women Voters of New Jersey program associate, will detail the challenges and offer potential solutions related to New Jersey's redistricting process at a forum hosted by The League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights and New Providence on ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Republican City Committee's (SRCC) Common Council candidates will host a 'Campaign Kick-Off' event on August 26, from 4 - 7 p.m., at the Briant Park gazebo. John Dougherty, Ward 1, and Lou DeSocio, Ward 2, will be on hand to will be on hand to meet the public at the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections is seeking bilingual poll workers interested in helping eligible voters in the community exercise their right to vote. Poll workers must be 18 years of age, must be registered to vote in Union County, and must be a resident of Union County. Poll ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Scant light was shed on Summit's November election races to come as just 16 percent of the Hilltop City's registered voters went to the polls for the June Primary Election, according to the unofficial, key-entry results released by the City. While both local Common Council seats are ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Clerk's Main Office in Elizabeth will be open for special hours, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., on June 2 for voters seeking last-minute mail-in ballots. The Clerk's Annex Office in Westfield will also be open for ballots on June 2 for its regular Saturday hours of 9 a.m. - ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots are now available for the 2018 Primary Election, which will be held on Tuesday, June 5. The options to receive an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in Union County are: Have an application form mailed to you: Call the County Clerk’s Election Division ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Incumbent Ward 1 Councilman David Naidu will be joined by Ward 2 candidate Greg Vartan to form the Summit Democrats' Common Council slate seeking re-election and election, respectively, in November. Voted into office by a healthy margin in 2015, Naidu was elected as President of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Joined by a crowd of approximately 100 largely enthusiastic Republican party insiders, Bob Hugin -- Summit resident and the former CEO and Chairman of Celgene -- announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Robert Menendez. Hugin, who resigned ...

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