Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Former Springfield Township Attorney takes County Office.
On Sunday, Jan. 6, Bruce Bergen was sworn into the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Bergen, a Springfield resident and a partner in the Cranford law firm of Krevsky, Silber & Bergen, has practiced law in Union County for 32 years. A lifelong resident of Union County, he has been active in leadership and elected positions with the Union County Democratic Committee since 1979. Bergen was Springfield's township attorney for 17 of the past 19 years. Among other accolades, Bergen was recently picked by the Springfield B’nai B’rith to receive its 2012 International Citizenship and Civic Award. Last year, he was appointed as a Trustee of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, the state-wide …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The President leads Romney 4129 to 4120 in an unofficial tally released by the City Clerk.
Summit Common Council's Ward I candidate, Al Dill, Jr. garnerd 2,285 votes against 6 write-in candidates. Ward II candidate Rich Madden, the Common Council President won 2,260 votes against 14 write-in candidates, according to unofficial results. Be the first to know. Stay up to the minute on the latest Summit news by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and subscribing to our newsletter. President Barack Obama carried Summit according to preliminary voting numbers released by the City Clerks office. Of 14,330 registered Summit voters, 8,372 came out to the polls. Obama has won the 14 electoral votes needed to take New Jersey. In Summit, the Democrat Obama led Republican Romney by 9 votes, 4129 to 4120. In other important local …
It wasn't your standard Nov. election in the Hill City. With polling places closed after post-tropical cyclone Sandy, the city had to improvise on the fly.
Two polling places fell off the list due to power loss this Election Day, but residents still came out to vote. According to unofficial numbers, 8, 372 voters came out to the polls. Here's a look at some of them.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Once again, Democrats sweep freeholder race.
There were few surprises as the results were tallied in the race for three seats on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in which the Democratic party once again swept the GOP. Six candidates were competing for three openings on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders including: Democrats Alexander Mirabella of Fanwood, who currently serves as chairman of the Freeholder Board; Mohamed S. Jalloh, of Roselle who is finishing up his first term and Bruce H. Bergen of Springfield, who joined the Democratic ticket this year. Republicans challengers included Diane Barabas of Westfield; Stephen Kozlovich of Union and Krzysztof Chris T. Nowak of Cranford. The Democrats have held complete control of all seats on the board for nearly …
Incumbent Lance defeated Democratic challenger Upendra Chivukula.
Republican Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will be heading back to Washington to begin his third term after defeating Democratic challenger Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula. Lance won 58 percent of the vote, with Chivukula capturing just 39 percent. Many believed the race was Lance's to lose, as the 7th Congressional district spans a largely Republican territory that includes Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties as well as parts of Morris. Throughout his campaign, Lance stressed the need for reform to President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He has also opposed the president's stimulus package. Locally, Lance has been an advocate for towns that faced devastation in the wake of Hurricane Irene. He …
Voters in New Jersey on Tuesday cast their ballot for Barack Obama, giving him the state's 14 electoral votes.
Barack Obama won New Jersey’s 14 electoral votes on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mitt Romney. In the 2008 presidential election, the state voted for the Democratic candidate, and since the 1990s has voted for the overall winner of the presidential race 3 out of 5 times. Romney and Obama did not campaign aggressively in New Jersey. The state has typically been a Democratic stronghold in recent presidential elections.
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
Update: This article was updated at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 7 with quotes from Gov. Chris Christie. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. NBC News called the presidential election for Obama around 11:15 EST. The president sent a message on Twitter at 10:14 saying simply, "This happened because of you. Thank you." "The task of perfecting our union moves forward. It moves forward because of you," Obama told supporters in his acceptance speech shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. "It moves forward because you reaffirmed the spirit that has triumphed over war and depression. The spirit that has lifted …
Republicans have conceded the senatorial seat to incumbent Robert Menendez.
As the ballots pour in from Sandy-ravaged New Jersey, Robert Menendez has emerged victorious in reclaiming his U.S. Senate seat against Republican challenger Joe Kyrillos. With just over half of polling districts reporting, state Republicans have conceded victory to Menendez. The U.S. senator leads 58 percent to 40 percent as of 10:30 p.m., according to CBS News. "Senator Joe Kyrillos ran a great campaign against very tough circumstances and despite the loss, his family, campaign team, and supporters should be very proud of their efforts," New Jersey Republican Chairman Sam Raia said in a statement late Tuesday night. "Joe represents the very best of New Jersey and has fought for his constituents faithfully from the day he took office and …
Confusion, delays and an inundation of ballots caused Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to extend voting deadline until 8 p.m. on Friday.
- On NJ.com
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
New Jersey Voters staying in other parts of the state, where they are not registered, are permitted to go to any polling place on Election Day in the State and vote a provisional ballot.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The following is a press release for Union county residents who have been displaced outside the county. Voters have until Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 5pm to email or fax the application for their ballot, which you may access online at http://ucnj.org/government/county-clerk/vote-by-mail The County Clerk's Office has until Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 to process the applications and forward ballots to registered voters. - Print and sign the application. See below for links to download the application. - Either email it to firstname.lastname@example.org OR fax it to 908-558-3592. Ballots must be returned to the Board of Elections by 8pm on Friday, November 9th by email to UCBOE@ucnj.org OR by fax to 908-527-4127. New Jersey Voters staying in other parts of the state, …