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2018 Election: Township Democrat In Historic Freeholder Victory; Former BOE Members Leading

2018 Election: Township Democrat In Historic Freeholder Victory; Former BOE Members Leading

Township Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson helped make history Nov. 6 when she became one of the first two Democrats elected to the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders in nearly 40 years. Election Day 2018 also saw the apparent return of two former Board of Education members and the victory of an incumbent. Robinson, along […]

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FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misrepresents Facts In FR&A Story For Somerset County Freeholder Campaign Hit Piece

FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misrepresents Facts In FR&A Story For Somerset County Freeholder Campaign Hit Piece

Analysis A political hit piece against the Democratic Somerset County Freeholder candidates, which hit Franklin Township homes the week of Oct. 29, misrepresents a story that appeared in the Franklin Reporter & Advocate. The story, which was posted on April 25, is about the Township Council and Planning Board approving a housing element and affordable […]

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FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misstates Records Of Democratic Somerset County Freeholder Candidates

FR&A Analysis: State GOP Misstates Records Of Democratic Somerset County Freeholder Candidates

Analysis A campaign flier promoting the Republican slate of Somerset County Freeholder candidates contains misstatements about the candidates’ Democratic challengers. The flier, which appeared in residents’ mailboxes during the week of Oct. 15, was paid for by Choice for Change, an account of the New Jersey Republican State Committee. Republican Freeholder incumbents Patrick Scaglione and […]

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2018 Election: Financial Disclosures Show Wide Disparity In Congressional Candidates’ War Chests

2018 Election: Financial Disclosures Show Wide Disparity In Congressional Candidates’ War Chests

The latest quarterly financial reports submitted by the two major candidates for the 12th Congressional District show the incumbent with a tremendous economic advantage over her challenger. As of Sept. 30, incumbent U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D) had $293,537.36 cash on hand. Her Republican challenger, Franklin attorney Daryl Kipnis, reported $1,548.57 in cash. Candidates […]

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County Dem Leader: ‘Judicial Review’ Of Rodriguez And Prasad Underway

County Dem Leader: ‘Judicial Review’ Of Rodriguez And Prasad Underway

Actions taken by a Township Councilman and Municipal Court Judge are being reviewed in a “judicial investigation,” according to an email sent by a top Somerset County Democratic Committee official. An email set out Oct. 1 by Somerset County Democratic Committee executive director Max Blum said that there is an “ongoing judicial investigation” into township […]

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(Updated) Somerset County GOP: Deputy Mayor Robinson Should Release All Emails Concerning Monument Park

(Updated) Somerset County GOP: Deputy Mayor Robinson Should Release All Emails Concerning Monument Park

Updated with comment from Deputy Mayor Robinson and statement from the Somerset County Democratic Committee. The chairman of the Somerset County Republican party Sept. 18 called on Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson to release all of her emails concerning the “Peace and Nonviolence” monument park issue. GOP chairman Al Gaburo said Robinson, who is running for […]

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League Of Women Voters Sponsors High School Essay/Video Contest

League Of Women Voters Sponsors High School Essay/Video Contest

Submitted By The League of Women Voters. The League of Women Voters of the Greater New Brunswick Area is sponsoring an essay and video contest, “Y VOTE”, for high school students to share their thoughts on the importance of voting. All students in the participating high schools of Somerset and Middlesex County are eligible to […]

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Election 2018: Kipnis, Watson Coleman Spar Over Tweets On Trump, Congress

Election 2018: Kipnis, Watson Coleman Spar Over Tweets On Trump, Congress

The two major candidates for the 12th U.S. Congressional District seat sparred recently over tweets one made criticizing Pres. Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress. Republican challenger Daryl Kipnis took exception to an Aug. 22 tweet posted by the Democratic incumbent, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, in which she wrote, “For a Congress so full of […]

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Six Candidates Vie For Three School Board Seats

Six Candidates Vie For Three School Board Seats

Six candidates have filed for the three Board of Education seats up for contention in November’s election. In addition to incumbent Laurie Merris and former board president Ed Potosnak, former board member Pat Stanley has submitted an application to run. Potosnak and Stanley lost their bids for re-election in 2017. Also throwing hats in the […]

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Election 2018: Rep. Watson Coleman Thanks AFL-CIO For Endorsement

Election 2018: Rep. Watson Coleman Thanks AFL-CIO For Endorsement

Twelfth Congressional District Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman today released the following statement thanking the New Jersey State AFL-CIO for their endorsement of her campaign for re-election and vowing to continue fighting side by side with working families throughout the district. “I am proud to have earned the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s endorsement of our campaign […]

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