Democrats appear to be winning in Monmouth County for the first time since 2008 after the first round of paper ballots were reported.
However, there are 150,000-200,000 ballots yet to be counted.
With 189, 594 votes reported on Tuesday night, Joe Biden is leading for President, Cory Booker is leading for U.S. Senate and Democrats Michael Penna and Moira Nelson are narrowly leading Republicans Lillian Burry and Ross Licitra for two Freeholder (soon to be known as County Commissioners) seats.
Muhammad Ikram, 41, an employee of Sam’s 2 convenience store on Palmer Ave in Hazlet, stands accused of soliciting underage girls for sexually explicit photos in exchange for vaping products, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
I didn’t make that prediction until the early morning of Election Day when I got a phone call reporting two hour long lines in the Republican areas of Ohio before the polls opened. Tommy wants me to make my 2020 prediction 14 hours earlier.
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.
While I could say the last few weeks have been very busy, the truth of the matter is that the County stays busy around the year with ongoing projects and initiatives.
Earlier this month, I had the honor of joining Middletown
Mayor Tony Perry and the Middletown Committee, as well as, Congressman Chris
Smith at a press conference hosted by Middletown to launch their Economic
Relief Program to assist their small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik blasted JCP&L’s recovery response to Tropical Storm Isaias and the utility’s horrendous communications with the public and local government officials in testimony delivered to the NJ Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.
Maggie Moran and Matt Doherty announced on facebook this afternoon that Maggie is gay and that they are divorcing.
Moran was former Governor Jon Corzine’s Deputy Chief of Staff and is prominent Democrat strategist. Doherty is the Executive Director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and a former Belmar mayor.