Meet the Westfield Woman Running for County Government

March 17, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield resident hasn’t sat on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 14 years, but Kim Palmieri-Mouded, a Westfield mother and active member of the community, aims to change that.

On March 11, Palmieri-Mouded received the necessary number of votes from the Union County Democratic Municipal Chairs to run on the Democratic ticket in the June primaries.

Union County Democratic Committee Elects New Chair

CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader.

State Senator Nick Scutari won with a 412-341 victory over Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr in a battle that had become ...

Mahr Calls for Voting Machines at Union County Democratic Committee Meeting on Feb. 21

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) Colleen Mahr is calling for the use of voting machines at the Feb. 21 county committee meeting that will determine the next Chair of the UCDC. 

The Feb. 21 meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and take place at the Grand Centurion in Clark. Mahr is the Acting Chair of the ...

Westfield's Mandelblatt Drops Congressional Bid; Endorses Malinowski

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Westfield's Lisa Mandelblatt dropped her Congressional bid and endorsed Tom Malinowski for the Democratic nomination in New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District, at a forum for the Democratic candidates held at Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield on Wednesday night.

Mandelblatt, a substitute elementary school teacher who grew up in ...

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Union County Young Dems Host Forum on Immigration Issues

March 7, 2018

Alert to the vital presence of immigrants in their home county against the backdrop of a national tug of war on the subject, the Union County Young Democrats (UCYD) Legislative Caucus partnered with Make the Road Action to host a forum at Snyder Academy in Elizabeth.

“In an age of growing distrust in government and fear of how certain groups will be treated by this administration, ...

Now is the time Union County and CD7 Democrats to Rally Around Linda Weber

March 6, 2018

As a lifelong Democrat and 20-year Berkeley Heights’ resident, I am very excited about the upcoming November mid-term elections. Leonard Lance, our Republican Congressman, has proven time and again that he is in lock-step with the Trump–Ryan agenda. His recent attempts to portray himself as a moderate are not in line with his voting record. Democrats nationwide and here in New ...