Don’t forget to vote! Who is running in Greater Morristown, Nov. 5

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, and polls are open from 6 am to 8 pm.

Here is where to vote in…

Morristown
Morris Township
Morris Plains

Other polling places in Morris County are listed here.

And here are your candidates, with links to Morristown Green’s coverage.

Morristown Council candidates 2019: (L-R) Tawanna Cotten (Dem., Ward 2), Robert Iannaccone (Incumbent, Ind., Ward 1), Alison Deeb (Incumbent, GOP, Ward 4), Stefan Armington (Incumbent, Dem., Ward 3), Lorena Inestroza (Ind., Ward 3), Oliver Starnes II (Dem., Ward 1). Absent: Sandi Mayer (Dem, Ward 4). Oct. 30, 2019. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

MORRISTOWN COUNCIL:

  • The First Ward has Oliver Starnes II (Democrat) challenging Councilman Robert Iannaccone (Independent).
  • In the Second WardTawanna Cotten,  a Democrat, is running unopposed. She defeated Councilwoman Hiliari Davis in the June primary.
  • Lorena Inestroza, an Independent, is up against two-term Councilman Stefan Armington, a Democrat, in the Third Ward.
  • Sandi Mayer, a Democrat who serves on the Shade Tree Commission, is challenging Councilwoman Alison Deeb, a Republican, who seeks a fourth term in the Fourth Ward. Mayer is out of the country and did not attend.
Morris Township Committee candidates (L-R): Democrat Bud Ravitz and Republican Incumbent Peter Mancuso, Oct. 21, 2019. Photo by Marion Filler

MORRIS TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE:

Committeeman Peter Mancuso, the last Republican on the governing body, seeks a seventh term. He faces a challenge from Democrat William “Bud” Ravitz.

MORRIS PLAINS COUNCIL:

Councilwoman Joan Goddard and fellow Democrat Nancy Verga are vying with Republicans William J. Smith and Lucia Galdi for a pair of four-year terms.

Morris Township candidates (L-R) Susan Pedalino, incumbents Peter Gallerstein and Melissa Spiotta, and Chris Crean, at the 2019 Morris School District candidates forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Morris School District Board Vice President Nancy Bangiola will face a challenge from former Morristown town Administrator Michael Rogers in November 2019. Photos by Kevin Coughlin

MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT:

Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Morris School District regional board.

In Morristown, Nancy Bangiola, who has 15 years’ experience, is challenged by former town Administrator Michael Rogers, who has served with Bangiola as a trustee of the Morristown & Township Library.

Morris Township voters have four contenders for two seats. Incumbents Peter Gallerstein, a veteran of 18 years on the board, and Melissa Spiotta, appointed to a vacancy last year, face challenges from newcomers Susan Pedalino and Chris Crean.

Assembly District 25 candidates: Democrats Darcy Draeger and Lisa Bhimani and Republicans Brian Bergen and incumbent Anthony M. Bucco, Oct. 28, 2019. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

DISTRICT 25 STATE ASSEMBLY RACE (MORRISTOWN, MORRIS TOWNSHIP):

Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (GOP) of Mountain Lakes remains on the ballot, even though he has been appointed to the state Senate to succeed his late father. Bucco is running with Army veteran Brian Bergen of Denville against Democrats Lisa Bhimani, a medical doctor from Mendham, and Darcy Draeger, a farmer from Chester.

DISTRICT 26 STATE ASSEMBLY RACE (MORRIS PLAINS):

Assembly incumbents Jay Webber and BettyLou DeCroce, both Republicans from Morris Plains, face challenges from Democrats Laura Fortgang of Montclair and Christine Clarke of Lake Hopatcong.

MORRIS COUNTY SHERRIFF:

Sheriff James Gannon, a Republican from Boonton, faces a challenge from Democrat William Schievella of Rockaway.

MORRIS COUNTY SURROGATE:

Republican Heather Darling, a current county Freeholder, is running against Democrat Michael Thompson of Mendham.

MORRIS COUNTY FREEHOLDERS:

Three Republican incumbents–Doug Cabana of Boonton, Thomas Mastrangelo of Montville and Kathy DeFillippo of Roxbury–face challenges from Democrats Cara Parmigiana of Morris Plains and Cary Amaro and David Timpanaro, both of Randolph.

PUBLIC QUESTION:

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO GIVE CERTAIN VETERANS’ BENEFITS TO RESIDENTS OF CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Do you approve amending the Constitution to allow eligible veterans to receive the value of the veterans’ property tax deduction if they reside in a continuing care retirement community? The deduction shall be provided to a continuing care retirement community, which shall pass the value of the deduction on to the eligible veterans who live there.

FOLLOW 2019 ELECTION RESULTS HERE

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