Elections

April 18, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – Long-time Wayne resident, James “Jim” Freeswick has filed a petition with the Wayne Township Clerk to run for one of the three At-Large Town Council Seats in the upcoming Democratic primary to be held on June 8. Linda Nardone and Catherine Pariser filed petitions of nomination on ...

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WAYNE, NJ — The Wayne Democratic Club (WDC) has released their candidates for the upcoming Wayne elections for Mayor and At-Large Town Council seats for the 2021 elections. Although there are three seats on the council up for election this year, the Democratic Club have only put forth two names to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne Regular Republican Organization (WRRO) has released their slate of candidates for Mayor and three At-Large Council seats for the 2021 elections. It is not a surprise that incumbent Mayor Chris Vergano is running for his fourth term, or that incumbent Town Council members Jill ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Peter Murphy, the Chairman of the Passaic County Regular Republican Organization announced the Republican nominees for County Surrogate and County Commissioner at a meeting in Paterson this past week. Wayne resident and former Fifth Ward Councilwoman, Aileen Rivera will be ...

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WAYNE, NJ – There are three Passaic County commissioner seats up for election this year.  One of these seats is currently occupied by Wayne resident John Bartlett (D), who will be running for re-election. Just this past week, the Passaic County Regular Republican Party released their slate of ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Incumbent Passaic County Commissioners Cassandra “Sandi” Lazzara, John Bartlett and Assad Akhter will be joined on the Democratic ticket by Zoila Cassanova who will be the Democratic party’s candidate for surrogate, Passaic County Democratic Chairman John Currie announced ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The year 2021 is considered an off-year for elections, but in Wayne there will be several seats up for election in the Township, in Passaic County, in the NJ 40th Legislative District and Governor Phil Murphy will be running for re-election as well. For Wayne Township, there are four ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne Democratic Club hosted an A-list of New Jersey’s Democratic Party politicians on Tuesday night in a virtual, Zoom meeting to celebrate the Presidential victory in 2020 and to discuss strategies for Democrats to succeed in 2021.  Included on the slate of speakers were ...

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WAYNE, NJ – With less than 1% of the votes still separating third from fourth place in a four-way election for three Wayne Board of Education seats, newcomer Abigail Giordano has conceded in an announcement during this week’s BOE meeting. Results of this race are still considered ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Passaic County Division of Election has published an update of unofficial local election results on their website. These results show current Wayne BOE trustee, Sean Duffy slowly pulling ahead of challenger Abigail Giordano for the third spot in the top three that will be elected to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Passaic County has counted another 7,501 Wayne Board of Education votes bringing the total BOE vote count to 53,859.  Four candidates are running for three seats, so the top three will earn a seat at the table, and the fourth will fall short. Only provisional ballots are left to ...

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A flawed state system, they said, hampered mail-in voting. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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West Caldwell, NJ -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill was re-elected tonight to the House of Representatives for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District for a second term. Sherrill claimed a historic victory in the 11th District in 2018, flipping a reliably Republican seat for the first time in over ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Passaic County has counted 46,358 votes for Wayne Board of Education, as of last night. A summary report on the Passaic County website shows that, unofficially, the BOE race is a very close with all four candidates for the three open seats getting over 11,000 votes each. The top three ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Despite the fact that voters have had weeks to mail in their ballots, many Wayne residents flocked to the polling stations all over town to fill out provisional ballots or drop off their pre-filled mail-in ballots. In Wayne there are six polling places and two county ballot drop ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Just two days before election day, a crowd of hundreds of supporters of US President Donald Trump held a rally in the parking lot of Town Hall and along Valley Road in Wayne.  Although chilly rain sometimes fell heavy on Sunday morning, it did not seem to dampen the spirits of the crowd ...

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Voters look for answers from election officials, who are already overwhelmed with counting and verifying millions of ballots. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint ...

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Plan on lines and some confusion at the limited polling places open on Tuesday. And wear a mask. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of ...

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Signatures created with MVC pin pad are problematic. Voters are asked to ‘cure’ disputed ballots, about half respond. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under ...

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Counties can begin counting general election votes on Saturday because of the expected flood of paper ballots — but they can’t reveal any results. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – When you receive your New Jersey Mail-In Ballot, you will see that there are three public questions on the ballot this year for New Jersey: Legalizing Marijuana, Tax Deductions for Peacetime Veterans and a Constitutional Amendment to Allow for Redistricting Given Delays in Census ...

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WAYNE, NJ – When you receive your New Jersey Mail-In Ballot, you will see that there are three public questions on the ballot this year for New Jersey: Legalizing Marijuana, Tax Deductions for Peacetime Veterans and a Constitutional Amendment to Allow for Redistricting Given Delays in Census ...

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WAYNE, NJ – When you receive your New Jersey Mail-In Ballot, you will see three public questions on the ballot this year for New Jersey: Legalizing Marijuana, Tax Deductions for Peacetime Veterans and a Constitutional Amendment to Allow for Redistricting Given Delays in Census Data.  This is a ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Wayne residents have at their (digital) fingertips a complete guide to the election process on the Wayne Township's website. Below is the complete information for your convenience including links. ALL ELECTION RELATED QUESTIONS Call the Township Clerk’s Office at 973-694-1800 Ext.

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NEW JERSEY - Every voter can help the General Election run as smoothly as possible by filling out and returning your General Election Vote-by-Mail ballot as soon as possible after you receive it. The following early voting methods are available now, and are in effect until the polls close at ...

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There are two parts to Public Question No. 2. Here are the details, who would benefit and what it could cost. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed ...

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Postage, drop boxes and PPE will add to the tab for an election to be held nearly entirely through the mail. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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