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School budget elections disappearing in New Jersey

4-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The April school budget election is swiftly becoming a thing of the past in New Jersey. On April 23, voters in just 26 communities across the state will hold the elections in which voters are asked to approve their school ...
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Newark Mayoral Candidate Jeffries: Supporters Have Been Threatened

4-9-14
Newark Mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries says that there have been a series of events surrounding the campaigns where people have been threatened.
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Newark Mayoral Candidate Baraka Feels Positive Heading into Election

4-8-14
Newark Mayoral candidate Ras Baraka says that he feels positive heading into the mayoral election and tries not to pay attention to polls, even if they put him ahead.
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ELEC Exec. Director: Reforming Pay-To-Play Would Simplify It

4-3-14
Election Law Enforcement Commission Executive Director Jeff Brindle says that reforming the pay-to-play law would make it more understandable and enforceable.

Mix-up on nominations threatens Trenton election

4-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge is being asked to rule on whether candidates for mayor and city council in Trenton can stay on the ballot even though they didn't gather as many signatures as required under state law. The city clerk has ...

Eagleton addresses inaccurate poll results

3-26-14
TRNETON, N.J. (AP) — After the Eagleton Institute of Politics produced inaccurate results in two New Jersey election polls, it wanted to find out why. The polling institute hired a New York research firm to look for reasons why the final ...
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Donald Norcross Announces His Candidacy For Congress

2-17-14
Donald Norcross announces his candidacy for congress in the first congressional district.
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Newark Mayor’s Race Experiences Major Shakeup

2-12-14
Newark mayoral candidates Anibal Ramos and Darrin Sharif ended their campaigns, making way for a two-man race in May.

Sharif withdraws as Newark mayoral candidate

2-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The field for Newark's mayoral race has one fewer candidate. Councilman Darrin Sharif announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the race. Sharif cited a lack of financial resources as his reason for dropping out and said ...