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Expect hours long lines if voting on Election Day

3.25 million New Jerseyans had already voted as of 5 pm on Friday, October 30. If you’re one of the estimated 2 million that intend to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, expect to wait on line for several hours.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: November 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Tune into the NJ Globe Power Hour at 5 pm Saturday on 77 WABC

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 31st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Tune into the NJ Globe Power Hour at 5 pm Saturday on 77 WABC

NJ Division of Elections transferring voters calls to 83 year old widow’s home phone

By Art Gallagher

UPDATE 10/14/20: The NJ Division of Elections has corrected the issue and Maryanne is no longer getting calls.

Maryanne, an 83 year old widow who lives in Freehold, is getting about 45 phone calls a day on her home phone from Monmouth County voters calling to see if their ballots have been received by the Board of Elections.

The voters did not call the wrong number.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 13th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Hanlon announces extended hours for voter registration

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon

October 13 is the last day to register to vote in the November 3 election

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is reminding County residents that the deadline for new voters to register to vote is Tuesday, October 13, in order to vote in the November 3 general election.

New voters can register online by visiting the State’s voter registration portal, or in person at the County Superintendent/Registrar of Elections Office located at 300 Halls Mills Rd. in Freehold Township. This office will be open until 9 p.m. on the 13th to accommodate last minute registrants.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 9th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

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