Candidate Statements

March 29, 2020

Dear Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy. We are currently facing a public health emergency like none of us have ever experienced in our lifetimes, nor could most have us even imagined possible. This crisis highlights the crucial role of our leaders at the ...

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To start, I want to say that I sincerely hope that you and yours are healthy at home. Let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who has embraced the many challenges we have faced as a township, state and nation over the course of the past few weeks. I’d also like to thank those who have truly ...

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My name is Christopher Cullari and I am running for commissioner. Before I get into why I am running, I just wanted to say thank you to all those nurses, doctors, medical support staff and our first responders that are putting themselves in danger every day to get us through this unprecedented ...

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Hello I'm Sanford Fleitell . I'm running for the office of Commissioner in Nutley. Many of you know me as Sam the owner of Trio Jewelers at 301 Franklin Ave. I would like to tell you who I am. I believe you need to put your faith in the person, that all decisions will be made with ...

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Dear Fellow Nutley Residents, As I write this my sincere hope is that you and yours are well. My thoughts are with those who are ill and all the amazing individuals in the medical and research communities who are working tirelessly to treat the sick and eradicate this virus. My name is Maria ...

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My name is Daniel A. Carnicella and I have decided to run for a position as a Township Commissioner in our upcoming municipal election on May 12. This decision to seek the role of Commissioner was certainly one made with great thought and discussion. Generations of families that have called Nutley ...

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This Saturday, February 15th from 2 PM-9 PM, vote to re-elect both Vivian Cottrell & Douglas Krushinski for Fire Commissioners of Fire District #3 at 138 Shevchenko Avenue (behind the BP Gas Station on Hamilton Street) Vivian Cottrell is a 71-year resident of Franklin Township, and is ...

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I'm a very civic-minded, community-oriented person. I love our community and will do whatever I can to protect it and keep us safe. I will work diligently to protect your hard-earned tax dollars. My goal is to make sure tax dollars are distributed equally, fairly and appropriately. When the ...

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Randolph, NJ-  – Deputy Mayor Joanne Veech, Mayor Chris Carey and Councilman Lance Tkacs announced  they are seeking re-election to the Randolph Township Council.  The three are running for re-election based on their experience, proven track record, and their desire to keep Randolph moving ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Recently defeated Hainesport Committee candidate Anthony Porto has joined defeated Burlington County Freeholder candidate Katie Gibbs and Ocean County's John Novak in the race to unseat Democrat Andy Kim. Novak, the Mayor of Barnegat, is the only Republican candidate in NJ-3 who is a ...

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my voters and the Paterson community for entrusting their vote in the last election. Being a female first-time candidate and receiving the support that I did is very gratifying and comes with a responsibility to understand that the community ...

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Running for board of education has been a learning experience and a journey I would like to thank everyone for their support throughout this entire process. I enjoyed meeting with and speaking to many of you at meet and greets and through social media. I am humbled by your vote of confidence.

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I want to thank all the voters that came out to support me and the Verona schools yesterday.   It is an honor to be re-elected to the position and I will continue to do what is best for district and residents of Verona.  I want to welcome Sara Drappi to the Board as the newest member.  I also want ...

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I want to sincerely thank everyone who came out Tuesday to re-elect me as your Assemblywoman in the 26th District. It’s humbling, as well as inspiring to have such overwhelming support for the things I am working hard to accomplish as your state representative in Trenton. With the Legislature ...

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WRITE IN MANSI VERMA for Wayne Board of Education mansiforboe@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/mansivermaforboe Hello! My name is Mansi Verma. My husband, Rahul, and I have been Wayne residents for the pastnine years. I am a proud mother of 2 boys, who both attend the Wayne elementary ...

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Basic background: Mike Gesario is an elementary school teacher in North Caldwell. He’s a graduate of James Madison University and Montclair State University. He is 41 years old. His wife, Tamara, is a teacher in Verona. They have two children: Mattingly, a third-grader at Noecker, and Brady, a ...

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We, Sanjiv, Michelle and Eric, just wanted to share what a wonderful experience it was meeting so many Glen Rockers who opened their doors for us, joined us for a coffee or discussion in the street or in one of our many town businesses.  We appreciate the time you took to share your perspective ...

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I am seeking election for the Sparta Board of Education.  I am also running with Kim Bragg and Kurt Morris.  Please follow our Facebook page.  We are #3, #4, and #5 on the ballot. The Sparta Board of Education is a non-partisan position.  Political affiliation has nothing to do with making sure ...

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The team of Catalanello, Rowe & Dailey want to remind all voters that they are the only candidates who will address the growing, massive surplus that Madison has been amassing the past seven years.   Since 2012 the borough’s many surplus accounts have increased by over $7,000,000, or over ...

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Election day is Tuesday November 5th. I am running as an incumbent. I have always put the children of Fair Lawn first and foremost in every decision I have made since getting elected. Oh, some decisions have been hard, and not of popular opinion, yet I have made the hard decisions as I was elected ...

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I’m running for reelection to the Board of Education because I strongly belief that education is the most important gift we can give to ALL CHILDREN. It is our responsibility to see that ALL CHILDREN have the tools and the opportunity to become productive members of society whether in a profession ...

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My name is Andrew Bauer and I am running for a seat on the Westfield Board of Education. With only a few days left before the election, I wanted to take the opportunity to reiterate my qualifications for the role, my motivation for running and my commitment to the community. My ...

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I recently declared my Write-in campaign as candidate for Caldwell/West Caldwell Board of Education.  I have gained a tremendous amount of support from parents for busing along hazardous roads. I am advocating for all children, not just mine.  This is a district wide concern and I want all children ...

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Walking door-to-door since spring, the most important thing I’ve learned is that behind the doors of the homes in Ward 1 live some of the most honest, hard-working, family-oriented and generous people you’ll ever meet. Some have been kind enough to support my campaign through donations, walking our ...

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My name is Michael Rosenberg and I am standing for re-election to the Fair Lawn Board of Education. In my 12 years that I have served on the board, and my 16 years of teaching, education has changed so much and has evolved.  I have been involved in our community since I  was a kid growing up in ...

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Dear Westfield Resident, My name is Michael Bielen. I have resided in Westfield for the past 20 years with my wife Helen and daughters, Elizabeth and Caroline, who are now enrolled as juniors at Westfield High School. Professionally, I am a senior manager for a global IT consulting organization ...

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My wife Megan and I fell in love with this town when we first drove here from New York City 21 years ago. That same day, we bought the first house we saw right here in Ward 2 — four kids and a dog later, we couldn't imagine living anywhere else.  I’ve always felt lucky to live in a town like ...

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This past Monday, residents had the opportunity to listen to  seven of the eight candidates, state their case to be elected to one of three open seats that will be open on the Barnegat Township School Board.  I would like to go a little more in depth concerning answers to two of the questions posed ...

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WE have a GREAT town, a town that I have supported tirelessly.  We all need to get involved, and I feel that leading by example is setting the BEST example. The past three years, I have been your councilman and the council liaison for the Downtown Beautification Committee, Peppertown Park ...

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When we started this campaign 8 months ago, Manny and I knew what that motto meant to us. It meant putting our residents and their best interests first and above all politics. To us it is only about people and what’s best for this town. For the past 8 months I have campaigned and knocked on ...

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