Freeholders award contract for new voting machines

Freeholders award contract for new voting machines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously passed at its Jan. 22 meeting a contract between the county and Dominion Voting Systems Inc. for new voting machines. This action follows the Jan. 7 vote approving the selection of Dominion Voting Systems Inc. as the vendor and the appropriation of $3.8 […]

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In order to ensure the integrity of future Essex County elections, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution Jan. 7 approving the purchase of new voting machines that will provide optical scanners and paper ballots guaranteeing a secure and safe process.  In the wake of allegations of voter […]

County clerk releases certified election results

County clerk releases certified election results

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher Durkin has released the certified the November election results for most of the county. The sole election in the county not certified as of press time was the Board of Education in Bloomfield, where a tie triggered a recount. According to the certified results, voter […]

County clerk releases certified election results

County clerk releases certified election results

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher Durkin has released the certified the November election results for most of the county. The sole election in the county not certified as of press time was the Board of Education in Bloomfield, where a tie triggered a recount. According to Durkin’s certified results, voter turnout was […]

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An issue with the software that displays election results on the Essex County Clerk’s Office website is incorrectly showing viewers how many districts have completely reported in their votes. According to the website on Nov. 9, 548 districts out of 550 in Essex County are reported in; the two missing districts […]

South Orange and Maplewood offer free rides to and from polls

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns of South Orange and Maplewood have announced that Black Crown Taxi will be providing free rides to residents to and from any polling location on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, by calling 862-224-2751. No questions will be asked to take advantage of this service. Polls are […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

Luciano submits petition signatures for re-election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Leonard M. Luciano recently filed petition signatures seeking reelection to his third term. “I am humbled to serve as freeholder since 2011 representing the 11 North and West Essex communities,” Luciano said. “During my tenure, Essex County parks continue to blossom, our recreation and service programs for children, […]