A steady stream of voters have been hitting township polls all day to carry out their civic duty.
Parsippany's general election seems to be a busy one all over town. The polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday, and Municipal Clerk Yancy Wazirmas told Patch this morning that a "steady stream" of voters were turning up throughout the township. On the ballots: candidates for president, U.S. House and Senate seats, a District 26 General Assembly seat, Morris County freeholder, a seat on the Parsippany Township Council and three Board of Education seats. At the Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department's Powder Mill firehouse, Wazirmas' description was borne out, as Patch witnessed a lot of activity. One of the voters we met there, Ian Arthur, came to cast his ballot accompanied by his daughter Katharine, a third grader at Mt. Tabor School. "I'm voting …
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Check back here all day for live election updates. In the race for President of the United States, influential New Jersey political insiders say Republicans may benefit from a projected down voter turnout after Tropical Storm Sandy left much of the state without power through Tuesday. According to surveys issued to political officials and influencers Monday, respondents from both sides of the aisle believe the storm will have an impact on how many voters head to the polls to vote in the general election. In 2008, the majority of Parsippany voters chose a Democratic candidate for president, according to the New Jersey Department of State. In the township, 12,219 voters chose Barack Obama and 11,091 voters chose John McCain. New Jersey, …