Review the Candidates: Vote in Primary Election Tuesday


WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Tuesday is primary election day in the Essex County Area, where constituents of each municipality are encouraged to visit a polling place between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Continue reading to see who will appear on the ballots in each town for both local and state elections:

Governor, Democrat: Philip Murphy, William Brennan, John Wisniewski, Jim Johnson, Mark Zinna and Raymond Lesniak.

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Governor, Republican: Jack Ciattarelli, Hirsh Singh, Steven Rogers, Kim Guadagno and Joseph Rullo.

Member of the State Senate, Democrat: Richard Codey

Member of the State Senate, Republican: Pasquale Capozzoli

Members of the General Assembly, Democrat: John McKeon and Mila Jasey

Members of the General Assembly, Republican: Ronald DeRose and Angelo Tedesco, Jr.

Members of the Board of Chosen Freeholders At Large, Democrat: Patricia Sebold, Rufus Johnson, Brendan Gill and Lebby Jones

Members of the Board of Chosen Freeholders At Large, Republican: Frank Contella, Blanca Lopez, John Piserchia and Che Colter

Member of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Democrat: Leonard Luciano

Member of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Republican: Adam Kraemer

State Committeewomen, Democrat: Isabel Cruz, Terry Tucker, Alixon Collazos and Jamie Bauer

State Committeewoman, Republican: Marie Vicchiariello

State Committeemen, Democrat: Christopher Durkin, Lee Fisher, Joseph Parlavecchio, Thomas Barrett and Philip Alagia

State Committeeman, Republican: Thomas McDermott, Jr.


Roseland Borough Council:

Democrat: Christopher Bardi and Roger Freda (three-year term)

Republican: Michele Tolli and Mark Vidovich (three-year term)

Polling Locations: New Borough Hall (District 1 & 4), Roseland First Aid Squad Building (2 & 3) and Roseland Public Library (5 & 6) — CLICK HERE TO CHECK YOUR POLLING LOCATION


Caldwell Borough Council:

Democrat: Jonathan Lace and Henderson Cole (three-year term)

Republican: John Cascarano and Kristian Brown (three-year term)

Polling Locations: Call the Municipal Clerk at 973-403-4638 for information concerning voting districts and polling locations


Fairfield Township Council:

Democrat: No petition filed

Republican: John LaForgia and Thomas Morgan

Polling Location: Recreation Complex Building, 221 Hollywood Avenue


North Caldwell Borough Council:

Democrat: No petition filed

Republican: Cynthia Santomauro and John Chiaia


West Caldwell Township Council:

Democrat: No petition filed

Republican: Michael Docteroff and Kathy Canale

Polling Location: Call the clerk's office at 973-226-2300 for information.


Essex Fells Borough Council:

Democrat: No petition filed

Republican: John King and Bernard D’Avella

Polling Locations: Calvary Evangelical Church, 450 Fells Road

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