WESTFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Westfield is now accepting candidate statements for mayor, town council and the board of education.

Candidates may submit up to one statement per week through the Sunday prior to Election Day. Each statement may be accompanied by photos.

Here’s how:

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You can now upload content directly to TAPinto.net. It’s easy, quick and free.

If you have not already, sign up for an account on the site. Once you're signed in, click on Submit Content, then click on Candidate Statements.

If you run into any difficulties, please contact jlieberman@tapinto.net.

Once you submit your content, it will come to us for approval. While we reserve the right to reject a statement for publication for any reason, statements will generally be approved so long as the statement is factually accurate and not defamatory. Once approved, you will receive an email with a link to the content.

Unlike other online sites, this link will always be accessible. The best thing you can do ensure that the greatest number of people will see the link and be able to read your content is to post the link as widely as possible. Here are some easy ways to do so:

1) Post the link to Facebook

2) Tweet the link on Twitter

3) Email the link to your email list

4) Include the link to the content in your e-newsletter

5) Put the link on your campaign website

For information about affordable and cost-effective advertising options, call 917-676-2302 or email jlieberman@tapinto.net.