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Democrats Retain Control Of Township Council, BOE Incumbents Defeated

Democrats Retain Control Of Township Council, BOE Incumbents Defeated

Democrats retained complete control of the Township Council and both Board of Education incumbents were defeated in the Nov. 7 elections. In regional races involving township residents, state Assemblymen Joe Danielsen (D-17) retained his seat. Unsuccessful were Township Councilwoman Shanel Robinson (D-At Large), who ran for a seat on the Somerset County Board of Chosen […]

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Somerset County Democrats Hold Pre-Election Gala/Pep Rally

Somerset County Democrats Hold Pre-Election Gala/Pep Rally

With less than two weeks before Election Day, several hundred Somerset County Democrats gathered in the township Oct. 27 for one last pep rally. And leading the cheers was the man who tops the statewide Democratic ticket, gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. This was Murphy’s second visit to the township in just about two weeks. On […]

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Major LD 17 Senate Candidates Face Off In Piscataway Debate

Major LD 17 Senate Candidates Face Off In Piscataway Debate

PISCATAWAY – The two major party candidates for state Senate from the 17th Legislative District went toe-to-toe Oct. 25 in a late-campaign debate at Piscataway High School. Incumbent Democrat Sen. Bob Smith – whose hometown is Piscataway – and his Republican challenger, Franklin Township resident Daryl Kipnis, spent about an hour making the case for […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Headlines Danielsen Fundraiser

Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Murphy Headlines Danielsen Fundraiser

With just over three weeks to go until the general election, township Democrats got a boost Oct. 12 by a visit from their gubernatorial candidate. Phil Murphy, the former ambassador and now the state Democrat’s hope to retake the governor’s office, showed up at a fundraiser for the Democrats’ 17th Legislative District candidates, state Sen. […]

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Township Ranks Second In Number Of Pending SomCo Immigration Cases

Township Ranks Second In Number Of Pending SomCo Immigration Cases

Franklin Township has the second-highest number of pending immigration cases in Somerset County, according to data gathered by a national information clearinghouse. There are a total of 188 immigration cases involving township residents now pending in court, according to the data released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, based at Syracuse University in New York. […]

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Township Democrats Hold Annual Picnic, Gear Up For November’s Election

Township Democrats Hold Annual Picnic, Gear Up For November’s Election

Township Democrats gathered in Colonial Park July 22 for their annual summer picnic. There was the usual hamburgers and hot dogs, watermelon and desserts, but this year saw something new: freshly made pizza. The pizza was courtesy of state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17), who brought with him three propane-powered pizza ovens. Danielsen, who worked in […]

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Danielsen, Wright, Easily Overcome Primary Challenges

Danielsen, Wright, Easily Overcome Primary Challenges

Township residents who are incumbent Democrats at the state and local levels handily beat back challenges in the June 6 primary election. Deputy Mayor Carl Wright (D-Ward 4) and state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) came up big winners in the voting. Danielsen was joined in the winners’ circle by his running mates, state Assemblyman Joe […]

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Democrats Gather To Meet Local Candidates, Raise Money

Democrats Gather To Meet Local Candidates, Raise Money

About 90 Democratic Party loyalists gathered May 18 at The Palace at Somerset for what was described as a “low-key” fundraiser for Township Council candidates. The evening featured speeches and food, and one-on-ones with the five Democratic council candidates. This year, the five ward seats are up for election. Running on the Democratic ticket are […]

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2017 Election: Kipnis Announces Support Of Amendments To NJ Rabies Law

2017 Election: Kipnis Announces Support Of Amendments To NJ Rabies Law

Press Release Submitted by Rochelle Kipnis. Daryl J. Kipnis, Esq., who has received the endorsements of the Middlesex County Republican Organization and Somerset County Republican Organization in connection with his candidacy for the New Jersey State Senate in the 17th Legislative District, packed Panico’s Restaurant in New Brunswick wall to wall with supporters as he […]

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Middlesex, Somerset Republicans Endorse All-Franklin LD-17 Slate

Middlesex, Somerset Republicans Endorse All-Franklin LD-17 Slate

Republican parties in Middlesex and Somerset counties have endorsed an all-Franklin Township slate for the state Assembly and Senate races in the 17th Legislative District. The candidates are all newcomers to the political scene: Daryl Kipnis for senate and Nadine Wilkins and Robert Quinn for assembly. Somerset County Republicans made their endorsements several weeks ago, […]

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