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.
North Jersey Casinos
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.
Atlantic County Races
After nine years as District 4 freeholder, lifelong Galloway resident Richard Dase said he has more to do. He is seeking his fourth term representing Absecon, Brigantine, Galloway Township and Port Republic on the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
After 22 years in the U.S. Army, Galloway resident Steve Stokes, 51, said he has the experience to lead county government, especially when it comes to veterans’ issues and improving the economy, which took a big hit after the crash of 2008.
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.
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.
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 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.
Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point
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.
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.