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Republicans Sweep County Freeholder, Sheriff and Surrogate Positions

By Joseph Sapia The Monmouth County Republicans were victorious in all the countywide races, easily retaining the sheriff, surrogate, and two Board of Freeholders seats on Tuesday’s General Election ballot....

November 10, 2016 | comments

Development and Power Lines Concern Middletown Candidates

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN–With a full slate of opponents this year, the incumbent Republicans in Middletown Township, Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger and Committeeman Kevin Settembrino, look to stay on the course...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Candidates for Sheriff Zero In On Drug Abuse

By Joseph Sapia Both candidates for Monmouth County sheriff, Republican incumbent Shaun Golden and Democrat challenger Jeff Cantor, agree the most pressing issue in this race is heroin abuse. Golden,...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Candidates Divided On The Issues

By John Burton RED BANK — The Nov. 8 election will have voters selecting from two incumbents and three political newcomers to fill two, three-year terms on the Borough Council....

October 31, 2016 | comments

Familiar Faces Square Off Against Republican Challengers

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – This year’s race for the two, three-year terms on the Borough Council has voters choosing between two Republicans, both new to municipal government, and...

October 30, 2016 | comments

Independents and Republicans Vie For Seats in Sea Bright

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT-The Borough Council election on Nov. 8 might bring a history-making event to the town: the first time a husband and wife have served as members...

October 30, 2016 | comments

Holmdel Candidates Split On Issues

By Jay Cook HOLMDEL – A pair of Democrats, Karen Strickland, who is running in her fourth consecutive election, and Barbara Singer, new to the political scene, look to oust...

October 30, 2016 | comments

Democrats Want To Bring Fresh Voices To Freeholder Board

Incumbents Emphasize Flat Taxes By Joseph Sapia In this year’s race for two seats on the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, spending is the big issue. Republican incumbents Thomas “Tom”...

October 30, 2016 | comments

School Board Candidate Corrects The Ballot

By John Burton RED BANK – Marjorie Lowe wants to make it clear: she is running for the Red Bank Borough Board of Education. Despite the information the Monmouth County Clerk’s...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Independents Seize Their Opportunity

More Seek Office Without Party Support By John Burton and Joseph Sapia Those seeking elected office don’t always fit neatly in the traditional political party molds — just ask Donald...

June 19, 2016 | comments

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