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.
North Jersey Casinos
ATLANTIC CITY - The No North Jersey Casinos Coalition, with support from the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, will host a get out the vote rally from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 27 at Kennedy Plaza on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
The voters by way of referendum will decide in 32 days if casino gambling will remain solely in Atlantic City or if North Jersey will be permitted to have up to two casinos. The signs urging voters to say no to North Jersey casinos are popping up on roadways and in front yards around the area.
- Republicans pick up 2 seats on Brigantine City Council
- Trump wins big in Cape May County; voter turnout holds steady
- U.S. Rep. LoBiondo beats Cole; votes Trump after all
- Democrats add to majority in Egg Harbor City
- Voters resoundingly reject North Jersey casinos
- Republicans Thornton, Hayes retain freeholder seats
- Silva wins re-election, Laws leads Link by 32 votes for 2nd Hamilton committee seat
- School referendum passage entails special election in April
- Norris, Seymore and Barclay win seats on Pleasantville school board
- Ballots still to be counted in District 4 Atlantic County freeholder race
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 – Americans across the country will head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8 to decide elections that range from president to city council and to the local school board.
ABSECON – Residents gave a City Council incumbent a one-vote margin and returned the mayor and council president to power on Election Day, according to unofficial results from Tuesday night.
Republican Councilman Frank Phillips is running for mayor and 1st ward Councilman Patrick Sheeran is seeking re-election in the Nov. 8 election.
ABSECON – Councilman Frank Phillips, Patrick Sheeran and Council President Chris Seher are campaigning for offices to continue to represent the city next year.
GALLOWAY – Three candidates are running for the two open seats representing Galloway on the nine-member Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Board of Education.
GALLOWAY – Three candidates are running in an uncontested race for the three open seats on the Galloway Township Public Schools Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election.
PLEASANTVILLE – Four candidates are running for three seats up for election on the Pleasantville Board of Education Nov. 8. Each carries a three-year term.
Four seats on Brigantine City Council are up for election Nov. 8. The three Democrats and one Republican who hold those seats are all seeking re-election.
Egg Harbor Township
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Township voters will have the chance to select from six candidates for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates are vying for the Hamilton Township seat available on the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three seats are open on the Hamilton Township Board of Education this fall, but only two of the three incumbents, and no other challengers, filed to run for election by the July 25 deadline.
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.
LONGPORT – The borough sent a letter to residents last week providing them with information about the possible withdrawal from the Atlantic County Library System.
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 …
LINWOOD — Three candidates are running unopposed for the Mainland Regional High School Board of Education in the Nov. 8 election -- one representative from each of the sending school districts.
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.
NORTHFIELD – The Northfield School District has three, three-year seats open on the Board of Education, and three candidates running.
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 – Voters here will have the chance to choose from two candidates for mayor and two candidates for a city council seat Tuesday, Nov. 8, among other county and federal races.
CAPE MAY – Former Cape May police lieutenant Clarence “Chuck” Lear has become the first candidate to announce he would oppose Mayor Ed Mahaney in the Nov. 8 General Election.
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.
WHITESBORO – Two candidates for Middle Township Committee squared off at the Martin Luther King Center last week, and though they’re from opposing parties, they spent much of the evening agreeing with one another.
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 – 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.