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Newark Mayoral Candidate Baraka Feels Positive Heading into Election

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.

ELEC Exec. Director: Reforming Pay-To-Play Would Simplify It

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

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

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 ...

Donald Norcross Announces His Candidacy For Congress

Donald Norcross announces his candidacy for congress in the first congressional district.

Newark Mayor’s Race Experiences Major Shakeup

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

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 ...

Newark Mayoral Race Heats Up

Former Gov. Richard Codey has endorsed Ras Baraka for mayor while Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo is backing Anibal Ramos. Shavar Jeffries is also in the mix with some saying he's a viable alternative to Baraka.

4 of 5 NJ districts approve school construction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in four new Jersey districts have approved bond issues totaling more than $50 million for school construction projects. Only one district rejected a bond issue in elections Tuesday. That was in Garfield, where the ...

Essex County exec to kick off re-election

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A powerful North Jersey Democrat who endorsed Republican Gov. Chris Christie is seeking a fourth term. Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo Jr. will announce his re-election bid Monday. The announcement at Essex County ...