Monday, November 5, 2012
In addition, the state is allowing residents who fled the state to vote electronically.
With many polling locations in Monmouth County and throughout the state changing due to the massive impact of Hurricane Sandy, some residents are finding themselves a little confused. The state of NJ is attempting to make things easier, by allowing residents to text 877877 with a full address, including town name and zip code, and a polling location will be texted back. Voters in 30 Monmouth County municipalities have had changes to their polling locations, according to the Monmouth County Clerk. In addition, the state is allowing residents who fled the state to vote electronically by email or fax with the following instructions: The County Clerk urges residents who are able to vote in-person to do so, and reserve electronic voting for …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Election offices remain open on Monday, despite Hurricane Sandy.
While most county offices are closed due to Hurricane Sandy, the Monmouth County election offices remain open to process vote-by-mail applications. Applications to vote by mail are still due Tuesday, Oct. 30 to the Monmouth County Clerk's office. Requests may not be emailed or faxed, but must be delivered or mailed to: M. Claire French County Clerk County of Monmouth Election Office 300 Halls Mill Road Freehold, NJ 07728 More information can be found at the Monmouth County Clerk website or by calling (732) 431-7324. Please keep in mind, some Monmouth County towns have put a driving ban into effect as of mid-afternoon Monday, Oct. 29.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Republicans and Democrats fielded candidates for county clerk and two freeholder seats.
Candidates vying for county offices will not face challenges in the June primary election. The Monmouth County Republican Committee and the Monmouth County Democrats each fielded a single candidate for a three-year, full-term freeholder seat; a one-year unexpired freeholder seat; and a five-year, full-term county clerk seat as of the April 2 primary election filing deadline, according to the Monmouth County Board of Elections. Monmouth County voters will recognize some familiar names on this year’s ballot. Republican Freeholder Director John Curley, a Middletown resident, is seeking his second full term on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Monmouth County Democrats tapped William Shea of Howell to challenge Curley in …