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Elections

March 1, 2024

HALEDON, NJ - Former Passaic County Sheriff Jerry Speziale announced his candidacy on Friday for the Democratic nomination to be Passaic County's next sheriff. Speziale formerly served as Passaic County Sheriff from 2001-2010.  The announcement follows that tragic passing of Sheriff Richard ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - The Passaic County Democratic Committee (PCDC) is seeking candidates to run for Passaic County Sheriff, Chairman John Currie has announced The election, which became necessary following the untimely death of Sheriff Richard Berdnik, will be held on November 5, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Passaic County Democratic Chairman John Currie and the Passaic County Democratic Committee are seeking candidates interested in interviewing for elected positions up for election in November 2024. The county-wide offices on the ballot include Congress and Passaic County ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Little Falls' Nicole Smith will resume her role as a Board Member for the Little Falls Board of Education. Her return comes after her opponent, Desiree DiBuono, who tied in votes during the recent election, officially withdrew her candidacy.  “I am looking forward to ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - With nearly 4,000 mail-in and provisional ballots factored in, the previously tight race for the third and final three-year term on the Little Falls board has become even more neck-and-neck. Incumbents Nicole Smith and Desiree DiBuono, separated by a mere four votes after ...

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NEW JERSEY - New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy has announced that she will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Senator Robert Menendez. Murphy is the second announced challenger against Menendez Sr. in recent months, joining Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ-03) in the now three-way ...

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PENNSAUKEN, NJ – Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) launched his campaign for U.S. Senate on Friday with pledges of returning the United States to the supernation status it once was. “It does not have to be this broken politics where you just have people who are putting their own personal ambition ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Rachel Capizzi, Michael Tullo, and Desiree DiBuono appear to be the winners in the race for three seats on the Little Falls Board of Education, based on preliminary results. Incumbent Capizzi holds the top position with 1,178 votes, followed by newcomer Tullo with 1,006 votes. In ...

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TOTOWA, NJ – In Tuesday's municipal election, William Bucher, Jr. and Sanders Reynoso secured council seats, both running unopposed. Despite the absence of opposition, the voter turnout remained notably high. According to unofficial results, Bucher, Jr. emerged as the leading candidate with ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ – Tracy Kallert, who faced no opposition, has been elected to serve a full term in the Township's top position. Kallert has served as Acting Mayor since the resignation of Keith Kazmark and had previously held the position of Council President. She garnered a total of ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The candidates for the upcoming 2023 Board of Education elections have been officially announced for Little Falls, Woodland Park, and Passaic Valley High School.  Incumbent Glen Grimes is seeking re-election in Woodland Park and will appear on the ballot with ...

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PASSAIC VALLEY - Election Day in the New Jersey Primary is Tuesday, June 6, but voters can cast their ballots ealry and in person from June 2-4.  The Boys and Girls Club, located at 2 Memorial Dr. in Woodland Park, has been designated as an early voting center for the primary ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park held its first-ever Color Run, marking a new tradition for Memorial Middle School's House System program. The event, which took place on Saturday, brought together all four houses for a day of fun, fitness, and friendly competition. Excitement was in the air as ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Passaic County Democratic Chairman John Currie and the Passaic County Democratic Committee is seeking candidates interested in interviewing for elected positions up for election in November 2023.  The county-wide offices on the ballot include Passaic County Clerk and Passaic ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- With ballots still needing to be counted from the November 8 general election, officials are now calling for an overhaul of and investigation into the Mercer County elections system.  The push to restructure the countywide elections apparatus comes days after voting machines ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -  A new wrench just got thrown into the ongoing saga regarding Mercer County's problems with tallying final election results. According to a reliable source with direct knowledge of the process, stacks of cast ballots were retrieved Thursday from machines used in the November ...

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The polls closed Tuesday night, but the vote counting continues across New Jersey and will go on for another 10 days, as mail-in ballots trickle in and some voters fix issues with their ballots. The popularity of mail-in voting — 744,000 people had submitted mail-in ballots as of the end of ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Listen to WMSC 90.3 for up-to-the-minute election results beginning at 8 p.m. Election Night 2022. Join Anthony Foster, Sal DiMaggio, WMSC News Director Hannah Cox, and WMSC Assistant News Director Aidan Ivers live on air, on iHeartRadio, or at wmscradio.com.   

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s favorability rating is enjoying a dramatic upswing. A new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday shows 47% of residents have a favorable opinion of the governor. That’s a double-digit increase compared to six months ago when he took a hit in the same poll, with just a 33% ...

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PATERSON, NJ – To commemorate the 1920 adoption of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex, Mayor Andre Sayegh, Senator Nellie Pou, and the League ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Residents of Cedar Grove have collected more than 3,000 signatures on a petition to recall Board of Education member Christine Dye. For a proper recall to proceed, the recall committee must have the petition signed by least 25% of the persons registered to vote within the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eric Brekhman and Lucas Zhu, rising seniors at Livingston High School (LHS) and co-presidents of the LHS Democrats Club, are currently collaborating with Westfield Councilman David Contract through a non-partisan initiative called Vote16NJ for an amendment to the New Jersey State ...

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NEWARK, NJ –– Be Ready, the first political action committee dedicated to increasing the number of Black women in elected office in New Jersey has launched. Led by a group of Black women with proven experience in organizing, managing campaigns, and advancing issues at the state and local levels, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  With the primary election fast approaching, Governor Murphy signed legislation increasing the pay for New Jersey's election workers.  Elections workers will now be paid $300 per day, up from $200. The bill also appropriates $7,000,000 to the Department of State.    “Election ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A state Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James will not be able to appear on the ballot for the city’s May nonpartisan municipal elections. Judge Thomas Vena blocked James’ attempt to be certified as a candidate after he submitted more than 2,000 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Former mayor of Paterson, Joey Torres was charged on Friday with criminal contempt for launching a new mayoral campaign in violation of a court order stemming from his 2017 conviction for conspiracy to commit official misconduct, Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin ...

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