Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Updates on the 2012 local, state and federal elections will be posted here throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections or on Facebook at Parsippany Patch.
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, …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Polls are open until 8 p.m.
The sun is not yet up, but general-election voters are at up and at 'em at Brooklawn Middle School. Candidates for state Senate, General Assembly, the county Freeholder Board and Parsippany Township Council are on the ballot representing the Democratic, Independent and Republican parties. Early speculation is that a tough battle faces the council candidates in particular, where people on both sides of the political aisle say the finish could be a nail-biter that puts and end to the Republican monopoly on the township's legislative body. Of course, what happens depends on what the voters have to say while at the polls all over Parsippany. At Brooklawn, town resident Paul Cameron was one of the first to cast a vote. "More than any issue, I …
A list of the candidates, polling locations and times
The polls will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., as candidates vie for Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council, Morris County Board of Freeholders, New Jersey General Assembly and state Senate seats. The candidates in the Nov. 8 election are: TOWN COUNCIL (Vote for Three) Paul Carifi Jr. - R * Annelise Catanzaro - D Michael dePierro - R * Janice McCarthy - D Brian Stanton - R * Tom Wyka - D TWO-YEAR COUNCIL SEAT Vincent Ferrara - R * ** COUNTY BOARD OF FREEHOLDERS (Vote for One) Truscha Quatrone - D Margaret Nordstrom - R * GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Vote for Two) Alex DeCroce - R * Elliot Isibor - D Joseph Raich - D Joseph Scafa - I Michael Spector - I Jay Webber - R * STATE SENATE (Vote for One) Wasim Khan - D Joe Pennacchio - R…