North Jersey Casinos

ATLANTIC CITY –  More than 1,000 supporters filled the Adrian Phillips Ballroom inside historic Boardwalk Hall Oct. 27 to share their feelings on statewide ballot Question 1 which, if passed, would allow two casinos to be built in North Jersey.

Atlantic County Races

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two Republican incumbents are in the lead in the race for two seats on the Township of Hamilton Committee, according to unofficial results from Election Night voting.

Hamilton Township Republican Amy Gatto claimed victory over Democratic challenger Brenda Brathwaite Tuesday night in the race for Atlantic County freeholder at large.

Republican Rich Dase, a lifelong resident of Galloway, is nearly 700 votes ahead in his bid for re-election to the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in District 4, which includes Galloway, Port Republic, Absecon and Brigantine.

VENTNOR – Voters Tuesday approved a referendum to allow up to three liquor consumption licenses to be sold to the highest bidder, according to unofficial results.

Absecon

Galloway Township

Pleasantville

Brigantine

Egg Harbor Township

Hamilton Township

Ventnor, Margate and Longport

Some Downbeach voters will be deciding on more than who will represent them in federal and county government. In addition to public questions on the expansion of casino gambling and the dedication of gas tax proceeds, voters in Longport and Ventnor will weigh in on quality-of-life issues.

Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point

NORTHFIELD – Two seats on City Council are up for election here Nov. 8. Both are three-year terms currently held by Republicans. In Ward 1, incumbent Jeff Lischin is being challenged by first-time candidate Joanne Miele, a Democrat. In Ward 2, incumbent Greg Dewees is being challenged by Dem…

LINWOOD – For the first time in many years there is a challenge for a seat on City Council. In the 2nd Ward, Republican Councilman Brian Heun is facing a challenge from Republican Todd Timbrook, who is running as an independent candidate. In Ward 1, Republican Councilwoman Stacy DeDomenicis …

SOMERS POINT — Four candidates vying for the three open seats on the Somers Point Board of Education: incumbents Wes Kazmarck and Staci Endicott; Kazmarck’s wife, Darcy Brown, and Tehron “Tay” Person. Board President Richard Gray chose not to seek re-election.

Cape May County Races

Two Republican incumbents seeking re-election to the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders will face two Democratic challengers in a debate inside the Old Historic Courthouse in Cape May Court House on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Republicans Gerald Thornton and Marie Hayes said they hope to bring more jobs to Cape May County by promoting local wineries, breweries, oyster production, and drone applications with economic development money.

CAPE MAY COUNTY – Democratic challengers for two freeholder seats, Dan Kurkowski and John Amenhauser, said they want to fight homelessness and drug addiction from the county governing body.

Cape May

CAPE MAY – The most significant difference between the Patricia Gray Hendricks and Roger Furlin, the two candidates who met at the Cape May Taxpayers Association candidates night, Oct. 15, was whether or not they would reinstate Robert Sheehan as chief of police.

Middle Township

Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — Three candidates are up for an uncontested race for three open seats on the Ocean City Board of Education in November, after a fourth candidate dropped out.

Upper Township

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Incumbents John Coggins and Hobie Young were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s Republican primary, besting challenger Jon Kevin Grubb and virtually assuring their re-election to Upper Township Committee in the fall.

Lower Township

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