Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The U.S. Senate campaign heats up as Holt touts progressive record in new web ad.
U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) touts big brains and a progressive voting record as he aims squarely at Newark Mayor Cory Booker in his first web campaign spot in the New Jersey Senate race. The video was part of Holt’s full campaign website, launched Wednesday morning. In the video, Holt spends a good deal of time separating himself from Booker’s high-publicity actions. “I don’t have a million Twitter followers. I’ve never run into a burning building. And I‘m not friends with Mark Zuckerberg,’’ Holt says. “So why would I run for Senate against Cory Booker? Well, in Congress, I’ve always done what I think is right for New Jersey.” Sitting atop a classroom desk, Holt identifies himself as a teacher and a scientist with a progressive voting …
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
The filing deadline was Tuesday. The election is in November.
Tuesday was a busy day for elections as primaries were going on. Tuesday was also the filing deadline for candidates running for school board in November. For the Morris Plains School Board, three seats are up for grabs, each with a 3-year term. Four candidates filed to run: Over in the Morristown School Board, there are three running unchallenged for three seats From Morris Township, two are running unchallenged for a 3-year term seat Morristown's Nancy M. Bangiola, the current board president, is running unchallenged for a 3-year term seat
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Here's a look at the break downs of the voting numbers
The Morris County elections room was buzzing as election results filed in. Here are the results for the primaries for the Morris Plains Borough Council and the Morris Township Committee, according to unofficial results reported by the Morris County Board of Elections: Morris Plains Morris Township Here are the results for the primaries for the Morristown Council and Mayor and go here for the results for Morris County's primary election results.
Rebecca Feldman will be running for the 25th legislative district with the slogan 'Listen, Lead, Succeed.'
The Morris County Election room was buzzing as results came filing in for Tuesday's primary election day. However, the election day one Morristown Councilwoman is looking forward to is Nov. 5. Independent candidates have until primary day to file to make the November ballot, and that's what Morristown's Rebecca Feldman did. She traveled to Trenton on Tuesday. With 194 petition signatures, she's now running against four others for the 25th legislative district, which includes Assemblymen Anthony Bucco, of Boonton, and Michael Patrick Carroll, of Morris Plains. The 25th Legislative District represents parts of Morris and Somerset counties. Bucco and Carroll are running as the Republican incumbents. Challenger Alex Krasnomowitz is also …
Six candidates move on to general election for county freeholder seats.
In the Republican primary for the Morris County Clerk's job, which will be vacated by Joan Bramhall this year, Ann Grossi took the most votes and will move on to face Democrat Terry O'Connor Redwine, of Butler, in the general election. Five GOP candidates vied for a chance to represent the Republican party in the race in November. Total number of votes were as follows for all Republican county clerk candidates, according to unofficial results reported by the Morris County Board of Elections: Morris County Clerk (1 position) Meanwhile, Kathy DeFillippo, Tom Mastrangelo and Douglas Cabana gathered the most votes on the Republicans' side in the race for three open seats on the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For the Democrats, …
Monday, June 3, 2013
Don't forget to go out and vote on Tuesday
The Morristown primary election is Tuesday. Incumbents Michelle Dupree Harris, council president, Toshiba Foster and Michael Elms are being challenged by fellow Dems Michael Pooler, a planning board member, Jessica Williamson, a member of the environmental commission, and Tom Alexander, a former housing inspector. Richard Babcock is the Republican write-in candidate for Morristown Mayor and is the only mayoral candidate endorsed by the Morristown Republican Committee. Independent candidates have until primary day to file to make the November ballot. Last week, We Are United and Organized (UNO), a group of Morristown residents started a grassroots effort aimed at solving problems affecting local communities, free of politics, announced …
Voter information on who is running Tuesday to take over for Joan Bramhall.
Five Republican candidates will be vying for Morris County Clerk Joan Bramhall's job this election season and will compete for their party's selection during Tuesday's primary election. Additionally, Democrat Terry O'Connor Redwine, of Butler, will be seeking election to the position in November. Here is some more information about the candidates (click on the links inside candidates' descriptions to read more): James Vigilante, Parsippany-Last week, candidate James Vigilante, a nine-time decorated U.S. Air Force veteran and current Air Force reservist, was endorsed by Bramhall. Vigilante served 12 years on the Parsippany Township Council, having most recently served after former Councilman John Cesaro became a member of the Morris County …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Denville's Zbigniew Nowacki pushes for school safety by proposing the move of polling places to an alternate location
Zbigniew Nowacki, 41 of Denville, was one of the candidates that emerged for the Morris County Clerk race in the June 4 Republican Primary Election. Nowacki—who has been an accountant in the county treasurer’s office for the past six years—builds his platform around school safety and shifting of polling places. The already heated race for Morris County Clerk includes Chester resident Laurie Bogaard, U.S. Air Force Reserves Master Sgt. and former Parsippany Township Council member James Vigilante, Freeholder Ann Grossi, who's also from Parsippany and Jefferson Councilman Michael Sanchelli. “I am concerned with the safety of our children and educators in Morris County,” he said. “A growing concern has always been security in our schools. …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Morris Township has two candidates vying for one seat. Morris Plains has two incumbents unchallenged.
Voters in Morris Township will have a choice when they head to the polls. Two are running for the one open council seat, which is a 3-year term: Things are less exciting over in Morris Plains as two incumbents are running for two council seats unchallenged. The seats are 3-year terms: The filing deadline was 4 p.m. Monday and June 4 party primaries will nominate candidates for general elections in November. Check out this Patch article for a look at Morristown's race.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Parsippany's Joseph Raich has stated his intention to run for Assembly.
The state legislators representing the 26th Legislative District — Sen. Joe Pennacchio of Pine Brook, Assemblyman Jay Webber of Morris Plains and Parsippany resident Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce — announced their plan to run for re-election as a ticket Thursday. “I look forward to running with our team and serving the constituents of the 26th Legislative District," said Pennacchio. "It has been an honor to represent our constituents but more importantly to advocate and fight for what is in the best interests of the people we serve.” “I serve, and hope to continue to serve, so that our Garden State keeps moving toward an affordable and prosperous future as great as our state’s citizens," Webber stated. "I am committed to pursuing policies…