Elections

June 6, 2018

VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The most hotly contested election in the Verona/Cedar Grove area has nearly come to a close, narrowing it down to only two party-backed candidates sparring for the 11th Congressional District seat vacated by Republican incumbent Rodney Frelinghuysen, after announcing in ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, dubbed "Motor Voter", is now law. The bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday, was ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona Board of Education approved a resolution to put two public questions on the ballot in November at its meeting Tuesday.  Voters will have an opportunity to weigh-in on the creation of a full-day kindergarten program and whether or not they want to raise money to expand on ...

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MORRISTOWN -- Longtime U.S. Representative and Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11) has announced that he will not seek re-election this year, according to multiple media reports. Facing a spirited challenge in the upcoming general election, Rep. Frelinghuysen's ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Tuesday the Democratic county chairs of Essex, Passaic, Morris, and Sussex counties announced their full support for Montclair resident Mikie Sherrill in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District. In a statement released Tuesday, Chairman LeRoy Jones ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Republican Congressional Candidate Martin Hewitt has announced that he will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday January 9 at Revolution, A Social Brew House in Morristown. This will be Hewitt's first town hall. New Jersey's 11th District Congressional Candidate plans to give a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Steven Rogers, Chairman of the NJ Trump-Pence 2020 Campaign is launching the 2018 Make America Great Again tour on January 18 at the Montclair Republican Club meeting at Greek Taverna on Bloomfield Avenue.  The Nutley Commissioner states he will be traveling throughout NJ to deliver ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Nicole DiChiara announced her intentions to run for one of two seats on the Cedar Grove Board of Education that will be up for vote in November.  DiChiara was born and raised in a small suburban town on the outskirts of Philadelphia and attended Springfield Township High ...

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In a show of force intended to dissuade potential primary challengers, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced his re-election campaign amid a sea of supporters from Washington, D.C. to Trenton, from Newark City Hall to the outer reaches of West Essex. "Essex County has never been ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair Township officials have announced that Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, has been named to serve on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on the Healthcare Committee. During the course of the next two months, Dr. Baskerville will participate in making ...

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VERONA, NJ - Essex County election officials confirmed today that Lisa Freschi was re-elected to the Verona Board of Education for a second term.  Last week's unofficial results showed Freschi had won by just 10 votes.  After a review of provisional ballots, election results show ...

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VERONA, NJ - Preliminary election results are in and indicating Lisa Freschi has been reelected to the Verona Board of Education for a second three-year term, defeating Connor McCann by a narrow margin of just 10 votes. According to unofficial results, Freschi earned 1,700 votes while McCann ...

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In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local elections on November 7, Garden State voters will also be asked three public questions. The first two are statewide questions focusing on how to spend the public’s money: Whether to increase financial support to New Jersey public ...

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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 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The boxing gloves were on as Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidates Shelia Oliver and Carlos Rendo met face to face Monday in the only televised debate held prior to the upcoming NJ General Election, November 7. Held in the Presidential Theatre on the Montclair State University ...

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks.  Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  After forming an exploratory committee earlier this year, Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark has decided not to run for Congress.  At an afternoon press conference at Dowling Gardens, he announced the news, and formally endorsed Mikie Sherrill of Montclair. "After much ...

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