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Buffered By Party Support, Local Candidates Survive Primary Challenges

Buffered By Party Support, Local Candidates Survive Primary Challenges

The two Democratic-party endorsed local candidates survived primary challenges June 4, but a township man challenging the Republican Party’s pick for Freeholder was not successful. On the Democratic side, State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen and his running mate, Assemblyman Joe Egan of New Brunswick, both D-17, easily fended off a challenge from Piscataway resident Ron Rivers, […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Darrin Russo

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Darrin Russo

I am the Democratic Candidate for Sheriff. Retired Lieutenant from the Franklin Township Police Department with 31 years experience. During those years I have worked with the residents, business owners, schools and places of worship to provide the safety and security every community deserves. I’ve organized and supervised large-scale operations, worked with multiple Federal and […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Bill Parenti

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Bill Parenti

My name is Chief Bill Parenti, and I’m running because I have spent my career making a difference in our communities – and I can keep Somerset County safe and strong on Day One. I’m the Chief of Police in North Plainfield, where I’ve served as Chief for the last 14 years. I started as […]

Campaign 2019: State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s Candidacy Statement

Campaign 2019: State Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s Candidacy Statement

Since entering the General Assembly in 2014, I continue to work hard everyday to improve the quality of life for all residents in Legislative District 17. While some goals are more quickly achieved, I remain committed to lowering our property tax burden, improving our environment, maintaining quality public schools, enhancing economic opportunities and ensuring small […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Ron Rivers

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Ron Rivers

I’m Ron Rivers, and I’m running for State Assembly in LD-17 because I know that New Jersey needs innovative, imaginative, and creative leadership to navigate our rapidly changing future. Our world is changing quickly and requires a proactive approach to be successful. Technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and others present certain challenges to our […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement from Arthur Akins

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement from Arthur Akins

My name is Arthur R. Akins and I am running as a Democrat for Somerset County Sheriff. I was born and raised in Somerville, where I still reside with my wife, Melissa, and our three sons.  After 26 years of service, I recently retired from the Bridgewater Police Department as a Sergeant. I am the […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Tim Pino

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Tim Pino

Tim Pino 779 Star View Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Retired Chief/ K-9 Unit Commander of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Candidate for Somerset County Sheriff. I had the honor of working at the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office for over 21 years. I was promoted four times by the current Sheriff Frank Provenzano and held the […]

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Robert Quinn

Campaign 2019: Primary Statement From Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn, 43, father of two, Franklin Township resident, Republican Candidate for Somerset County Freeholder http://www.quinnforfreeholder.com Work/professional experience: Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from W.Paul Stillman Business School, Seton Hall University, 1998 22 years experience in Information Technology industry focusing on Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity 16 years management experience 20 years experience in […]

Attention Candidates! Primary Election Statements Now Being Accepted

Attention Candidates! Primary Election Statements Now Being Accepted

We are now accepting candidate statements for the 2019 primary election on June 4 in the following races ONLY: Somerset County Sheriff (Republican and Democrat), Somerset County Freeholder (Republican) and state Assembly Legislative District 17 (Democrat). All statements should be no more than 250 words, and include the candidate’s name, address, line of work, whether […]

Election 2019: Candidate Statement For Art Akins, Somerset County Sheriff Candidate

Election 2019: Candidate Statement For Art Akins, Somerset County Sheriff Candidate

On March 22, 2019, Art Akins submitted his petition containing over 300 signatures to indicate the start of his run, as a Democrat, for Somerset County Sheriff.  As a long-time proactive resident of Somerset County, he has dedicated his entire professional career to protecting his local community.  The role of Sheriff will allow him to […]

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