Student Council Election: Battle Hill Students Vote for Executive Board

December 5, 2017

UNION, NJ – The political season came to Battle Hill Elementary School in November with Student Council campaigns and elections.

Fourth grade students got involved in the school political process and had an opportunity to campaign for Student Council President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  Student Council, at the fourth grade level, is an introduction to student ...

Election News: Higgins Confirmed Winner of Union's Third Board of Ed Seat

UNION, NJ – A recount of the Township of Union Board of Education ballots from the November 7 general election took place Wednesday morning by the Union County Board of Elections.

Prior to this morning’s recount, challenger Sharon Sherry Higgins had 29 more votes than Township of Union Board of Education President Ronnie McDowell for the third Board of Education seat.  ...

Higgins Wins Third Board of Education Seat

UNION, NJ – After all votes have been tallied, Sharon Sherry Higgins has won the third seat on Union’s Board of Education, joining election night winners Linda Richardson and incumbent Vito Nufrio.

Before provisional votes were counted, Higgins, with 3,374 votes, had a 26 count lead over current Board of Education President Ronnie McDowell who had 3,348 votes, as reflected on ...

Union Election Results: And The Winners Are......

UNION, NJ – The unofficial results of the highly competitive race for one Township of Union Committee seat and three Board of Education seats are in.

Democratic incumbent Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio won the Committee seat tonight against Republican Justin Verzosa and Independent Jason Krychiw.

For the Board of Education race, Linda Richardson and incumbent Vito Nufrio have been ...

Public Question #2: Should Contamination Damages Only Be Used to Protect State’s Natural Resources?

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Here’s a look at the second statewide public question that voters will be asked when they go to the polls during Tuesday’s general election. It centers around whether moneys collected by the state as reparations for environmental contamination be used only to protect the state’s natural resources.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan ...

Public Question #1: Library Construction Bond Act Explained

UNION COUNTY, NJ - In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local elections on November 7, Union County voters will also be asked two public, statewide questions focusing on how to spend the public’s money:

Whether to increase financial support to New Jersey public libraries.
Whether to ensure moneys collected by the state as reparations for environmental ...

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