Candidate Statements

November 1, 2021

I’ve been sharing with you who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. I hope that you have a better sense of who I am and feel good about your vote tomorrow! Always remember principles over politics! It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November ...

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GET TO KNOW ME - This is part four of five posts that I’m sharing with you so that you know who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November 2nd! To learn more about me, please visit www.ddforcouncil.com

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GET TO KNOW ME - for the next 2 days I’ll be sharing with you who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November 2nd! To learn more about me, please visit www.ddforcouncil.com

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GET TO KNOW ME - for the next 3 days I’ll be sharing with you who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November 2nd! To learn more about me, please visit www.ddforcouncil.com

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I’m writing in support of an outstanding citizen, Maria Dolan, in her campaign for Glen Rock Council. I have had the pleasure of knowing Maria Dolan for 9 years, since our daughters started Kindergarten in Glen Rock. Throughout the years, Maria has always been volunteering for the betterment of the ...

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During the course of this campaign, we have enjoyed meeting and speaking with many friends and neighbors.  We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to discuss our experience and our vision to continue to deliver a high level of services to the Borough of New Providence.  We also talked about our ...

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,  It has been an incredible campaign season. We began in March and over the last seven months, have met with, spoken to, and knocked on thousands of residents’ doors. The energy and support has been remarkable and memorable!  Thank you to all those who have already ...

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Thank you for listening, reading and paying attention to my campaign. I have knocked on thousands of doors and I have to say, meeting the people of Chatham Township is the very best part of this experience. Many have shared only a moment with me, some have shared much more. At times a person will ...

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Dear Chatham Borough Voters: It has been such an honor to represent Chatham Borough for the past three years. When we were elected, we had a sense of what our priorities would be, because we’d developed and shared them during the campaign. We wanted to improve the sense of community, enhance ...

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The current climate of school boards nationwide is far from comfortable.  School board meetings have become tense and volatile - a very unpleasant table to be sitting at.  I have experienced this first hand in the last few months as a current member of the Sparta Board of Education. With that said, ...

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With the election fast approaching and the amount of questions I see circulating on line, it's apparent most voters are unsure of the candidates they can count on.  Although I emerged late in the race it is clear I offer much more in the plan of action and change than any other candidate. The crux ...

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My name is Craig Reading, and I am a candidate for the South Hunterdon Regional School District Board of Education (BOE) from the Lambertville municipality.  I had the privilege of debating other Board of Education candidates Oct. 19. I came to the debate prepared. I came to the debate with BOE ...

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During the Board of Education Candidates Night, each of the candidates discussed their priorities. In case you missed it, here are our priorities for the three-year term: Health & Safety – As we make decisions, the guiding principle we follow is around the health & safety of our ...

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In 1999 and then 2003, I lost my parents, both in their early 50’s.  My dad passed away in a car accident. Shortly thereafter, my mom lost her battle to cancer. For anyone who has had a similar experience, you know how tragedy can reshape your life.   One of the surprising outcomes of that ...

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It is my honor to be on the ballot for the Column A Democratic Team to continue serving Piscataway Township. I was born in Washington, DC, the second child out of eight born to my wonderful parents David and Lorraine Rouse. In 1963 our family relocated to New Jersey.  I met my wife Shiela, who is ...

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Hello Westfield!  My name is Amanda Como and I am running to be your next Councilwoman in Ward 1. Election Day is fast approaching and I hope you will cast your vote for me. I am Jersey born and raised, and after living up and down the East Coast, my husband Brad and I planted roots here in ...

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CONTINUE TO GET TO KNOW ME - for the next 4 days I’ll be sharing with you who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November 2nd! To learn more about me, please visit www.ddforcouncil.com

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Election Time Next week, our town will have a choice. Of course, we’ll be electing a governor, state senators, reps, election officials and town council. However, I am referring to something more important. We talk a big game when it comes to our kids. It’s always good copy to say how ...

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Serving my community as a council member would be an honor. My parents set the example for me early on in my life. Ever since I can remember they have served their community in various ways. My father is a Naval Academy graduate who served his country as a Naval officer, a Treasury Agent and as a ...

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Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Assemblymembers Rob Karabinchak and Sterley Stanley of New Jersey’s 18th Legislative District are honored to have received endorsements for the 2021 General Election from advocates representing the best of our great state. The endorsements come from ...

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Four years ago I took office and expected my days would be spent fielding calls about speeding, stop signs, recycling and potholes. Surprisingly, there were more wildlife issues than a city girl would have expected- the fox with mange, the feral cat, and the deer. While I got to know my ...

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Dear neighbors,  Election Day is just days away. Vote by mail has begun, early in-person voting is now open through October 31, and Election Day is November 2nd.  We are writing this candidate statement directly to those who are undecided about who should serve as members of our Common ...

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For nearly 13 years, I have had the pleasure of participating in the wonderful programs available to residents of the Glen Rock community. I’ve particularly enjoyed those events that I could attend accompanied by my husband and two children.  Not only have I participated, but I have stepped up ...

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The following statement is made in my capacity as a private citizen, and not in my capacity as a Board member. This statement is also not representative of the Board or its individual members and solely represents my own personal opinions. As Election Day nears, I kindly ask for your vote in the ...

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I’m excited to run for re-election as your Ward 3 Councilman. I’ve talked to hundreds of Ward 3 residents who are thrilled by the Fresh Ideas and Proactive Leadership I have brought to Westfield over the past 3+ years including: Tripling road paving to 47 miles of roads (nearly half of town), ...

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Four years ago, I wrote about my late adoption out of the foster care system and being raised by a single mom. She worked two jobs and taught me that if I wanted something, I’d have to work harder to earn it. I wasn’t jealous of the other kids, and I wasn’t angry. It was just a fact, and I accepted ...

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This week, Mayor Matthew P. Anesh urged voters to re-elect Rob Bengivenga and Joe Wolak to the borough council when they head to the polls on Tuesday.   “Rob and Joe have the work ethic and drive that brings value to our town,” said Anesh. “They are independent thinkers that will provide ...

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The 7-0 All-Democratic Chatham Borough Government Needs A Different Perspective To Achieve Balanced Results For All Residents Please vote ONLY Republican for Council on or before November 2nd to send a message to the all-Democratic Borough government that it is time for a change, new ideas, and ...

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GET TO KNOW ME - for the next 5 days I’ll be sharing with you who I am, what my values are and what I stand for. It is imperative that you feel confident and secure with your vote on November 2nd! To learn more about me, please visit www.ddforcouncil.com

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My name is Craig Palleschi, and I am running for a three-year term on the Sparta Board of Education. After living in Sparta for almost 6 years, my wife and I can’t imagine anywhere else we’d want to raise our three children. The people of this community make Sparta what it is, and are the reason ...

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