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Report: Newark planning for voting machines and to distribute duplicate mail-in ballots

The City of Newark and the Essex County Board of Elections are planning a Super Polling Site at the Prudential Center where voters can cast their ballot “the regular way” on November 3. On September 22, the City and the Board of Elections will hold a voter registration drive at the PruCenter “where voters can pick up mail-in ballots if they have not received theirs in the mail,” according to a report at TapIntoNewark. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

WHO THE HECK IS RIK MEHTA?

By Randy Bergmann

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of the COVID summer as well as the unofficial start in earnest of the political campaign season.

The period between Labor Day and Election Day is when voters begin paying more attention to who’s running for which office and trying to catch up on the issues.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

How Frank Pallone could lose his Chairmanship

Frank Pallone—not a crook

By Art Gallagher

Congressman Frank Pallone is Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. That makes him one of the most powerful Members of Congress.

The Chairmanship would naturally change hands if Republicans take control of the House. But even if Democrats retain the House, Pallone could lose his coveted position of power due to Governor Murphy’s paper ballot election.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Murphy’s paper ballot election could make Chris Smith Speaker of the House and acting President

Photo by Pete Souza

By Art Gallagher

Governor Murphy’s election rules have the real potential to make him and New Jersey the laughing stock of the nation and cause constitutional chaos. It is very possible that Jersey ballots will not be tabulated before the Electoral College meets on December 14 or when the President is to be inaugurated on January 20.

House races in districts 2,3,5, 7 and 11 could still be undecided when the House of Representatives is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey, Opinion, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

China Wants Biden Elected

The people who brought us the coronavirus, deadly fentanyl to fuel the opioid crisis, and who regularly crush the human spirit by limiting free speech and religion, want you to vote for Joe Biden for President of the United States.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Presidential Politics, China, Chris Smith | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on China Wants Biden Elected

Unopposed candidates romp in Monmouth’s municipal elections

Three of four municipal elections this week, Allenhurst, Keansburg and Loch Arbour, were uncontested. The fourth, Deal, four candidates competed for three seats on the governing commission.

As of 8:20:57 PM on Tuesday night, 1,190 of 6,651 registered voters (17.89%) cast ballots in the four municipal elections. More people will read this article.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: May 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Unopposed candidates romp in Monmouth’s municipal elections

Keady having conversations about running for Congress as an Independent

Jim Keady, photo via facebook

Jim Keady sat down and shut up for three months after dropping out of the race for the Democrat nomination for the House seat in New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District. Now he says he’s having conversations about entering the race as a third party candidate.

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Golden condemns congressional candidate’s social media behavior. Calls for Gindi to drop out of CD-6 race.

Monmouth GOP Chairman, Sheriff Shaun Golden

Monmouth County Republican Chairman, Sheriff Shaun Golden has condemned the recent social media behavior of Sammy Gindi, an “off the line” candidate for the Republican nomination to challenge Congressman Frank Pallone in the fall. Golden called for Gindi to withdraw from the Republican primary.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 Comments »

Hanlon outlines changes in election procedures

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon outlined changes to the procedures for upcoming elections and candidate deadlines at a press conference on Wednesday morning in Freehold.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: March 25th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Hanlon outlines changes in election procedures

May 12 Municipal Elections Will Be Vote By Mail Only

The municipal elections in Allenhurst, Deal, Keansburg and Loch Arbour will be conducted via Vote-By-Mail ballots only, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon announced on Friday afternoon.

Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Thursday mandating that May 12 elections be held via mail to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19.

Clerk Hanlon is notifying voters in these four municipalities that due to this unprecedented situation, every registered voter will automatically receive a mail-in ballot, by law, and will not need to fill out an application. Voters will not be permitted to vote in-person at their polling locations on May 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on May 12 Municipal Elections Will Be Vote By Mail Only