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Democrat Harris Gains Seat On Bernards Committee Following Mail-In Vote Count

November 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrat Joan Bannan Harris will take a seat on previously all-Republican Township Committee in 2019, after a count of votes by mail under the state's new mail-in system overturned a lead by two Republican candidates tallied up after polls closed last Tuesday.

The Somerset County website released its "final unofficial" vote count late on this Tuesday. The ...

Are Politics Broken? Rutgers Philosopher Proposes “Lottocracy” as Alternative

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the Nov. 6 election approaches, do you sometimes feel our electoral system is broken and in need of replacement?

If so, you are not alone. In several articles, a free online course and a forthcoming book, Rutgers University-New Brunswick philosophy Professor Alexander Guerrero lays out a plan for “lottocracy” — a new form of government in which adult ...

Malinowski is Going to the House, Wins Close Race for NJ's 7th Congressional District

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Democratic candidate Tom Malinowski chose Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights to gather his supporters to await the results of the close race for the New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat he won against five term Republican incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance.

Throughout the night, cheers erupted from the large crowd that filled the ball ...

Election 2018: And the Winners in Warren are...

WARREN,NJ - Unofficial results are in. Warren turned out to vote on Tuesday and re-elected Republicans Gary DiNardo and Victor Sordillo to the Warren Township Committee.  

The race for the Warren Township Board of Education was uncontested. Newcomers Marc Franco of Stoningham Drive and Aaron Bellish of Saw Mill Road were elected to three-year terms. 

Current ...

Court Order Will Delay Final Vote Counts in Somerset County Elections

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which could have an impact on total vote counts in tight races on the local, county, state and ...

Y Vote? Just Ask Our Youth

SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Woman's Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year. 

Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories received $500, while $200 went to second place, and $100 to third place.

Election 2018: Get Ready to Vote Warren, Polling Places and Candidate Lists

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - It’s  finally time to vote. Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. You must be registered to vote  and your polling place is listed on your sample ballot. If you do not have your sample ballot, you may look up your polling place on the New Jersey Department of State ...

General Election Public Question #1: ‘Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act’ Explained

In addition to casting votes in statewide, county and local election on November 6, New Jersey voters will also be asked one public question on whether to increase financial aid to New Jersey’s educational institutions.

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey, a nonpartisan political organization whose goal is to increase all citizens' participation in government, offers an ...

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