Election Day is tomorrow, Nov. 4. Still not sure whom to vote for, or even who is running? Confused about where to vote? Read on.
Locals have two important races to focus on: the South Orange – Maplewood Board of Education race and for Maplewoodians, the Maplewood Township Committee race.
(To learn more, you can read BOE candidates’ profiles for Elizabeth Baker, Maureen Jones, Dr. Godwin Molokwu and Donna Smith; and read Township Committee candidates’ profiles).
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in New Jersey.
Also on the ballot this year are races for: US Senator, Member of the House of Representatives, County Executive, Register, and Board of Chosen Freeholders.
For general election information and to follow the results on election night, visit the Essex County Clerk’s office website.
Need to find your polling place? Visit The Polling Place Locater.
Want to learn about the two ballot questions this year? Visit this page. For general information on the races, check out NJ Spotlight’s very informative Election Guide.
South Orange – Maplewood Board of Education
There are four candidates vying for three seats on the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education: Elizabeth Baker, Maureen Jones, Dr. Godwin Molokwu and Donna Smith. Terms are for three years.
There were three debates, which The Village Green covered. They were sponsored by: the Hilton Neighborhood Association; the League of Women Voters and the SOMSD Presidents’ Council; and the Community Coalition on Race.
Maplewood Township Committee
There are four candidates running for two open seats: Victor DeLuca (Democrat incumbent), Kurt Kiley (Independent), India Larrier (Democrat incumbent), and Bob “Angel” Perez (Republican). Terms are for three years.
Read about the candidates’s positions here.
Read our coverage of the two debates sponsored by: the Hilton Neighborhood Association and the League of Women Voters.
Don’t forget to vote!