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Ridgewood Needs 6 Volunteers to Step Up for this November’s Elections

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Three Seats Open in November Elections for Ridgewood BOE, Three for Village Council

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Ridgewood NJ, Three seats are up this November at the BOE, and three seats are up at the Village Council. If you, as a resident, are concerned about growing taxes in the village of Ridgewood, you need to step up and run for either the village council or the board of education.

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Final Voter Registration for Primary Election –Today May 16, 2023 – 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Ridgewood Library Lobby

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Ridgewood NJ, Final Voter Registration for Primary Election – May 16, 2023 – 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Library Lobby – The last day to register to vote for the June 6th Primary Election is May 16, 2023. If you have moved recently from outside Ridgewood or within Ridgewood, please re-register to vote with your new address.

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Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity Gets Hit With Heavy Criticism over the weaponization of the justice system to disqualify candidates

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Hackenbsack NJ, State Senator Joe Cryan, a Democrat from Union County, has introduced legislation calling for an independent review and investigation of the Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability for possible misconduct. Cryan stated “The office has acted unethically on a consistent basis and needs to be reviewed,” said Cryan. The law would also include possible disciplinary actions.

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Ridgewood Councilwoman Lorraine Reynolds Endorses Susan Knudsen and Jim Van Goor

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This is for my Ridgewood friends. We vote for 2 council people on Tuesday, November 8th.
This election season reminds me of the election of 2012. People were blissfully unaware of what was to come. Residents were fooled by smooth talking candidates with lots of promises, and a hidden agenda. Ridgewood paid the price with years of fighting the overdevelopment applications that ensued.
Let’s prevent a repeat of that by re-electing Susan Knudsen, and electing James Van Goor.
I believe in actions, & that’s how I am voting.

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Days Before the Midterm Election Only 29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

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Ridgewood NJ, Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending October 27, 2022.

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50% of Voters Think Cheating Likely in Midterm Elections

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Ridgewood NJ, Many voters still believe cheating affected the 2020 presidential election, and a majority fear the upcoming midterm elections could be tainted by cheating.

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Historically Low Turnout Suggests A Need to Address NJ Election Transparency and Integrity

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Trenton NJ, a  historically low share of New Jerseyans appear to have cast ballots in the neck-and-neck governor’s race between Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli, following decades of decreasing turnout.

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Ridgewood November Election Write-in Votes

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Ridgewood NJ, resident Saurabh Dani posted on Facebook the write-in votes for November election .Write-in votes by the office and tally type ( Saurabh Dani obtained these numbers from the county and posting here as a Ridgewood resident. this information has no relation to the BOE). The write-ins include some residents , Mickey Mouse and former Beatle Paul McCartney .

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Concerns Mount Over Election Integrity for Upcoming Election in New Jersey

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Trenton NJ, In a letter to Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Senator Kristin Corrado today called on the Murphy Administration to make sure appropriate protocols are in place to ensure the integrity and security of the upcoming general election, particularly with the implementation of new voting machines and early voting.

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Vote-By-Mail: Most Voters Think It Will Cause More Cheating

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Ridgewood NJ, last year’s election featured mail-in voting as a measure to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, but now more states are making vote-by-mail permanent, and nearly two-thirds of voters believe the result will be more cheating in elections.

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Village Council Candidates Night – Proposed streaming via “SWAGIT” unavailable

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood League of Women Voters Village Council Candidates Night, scheduled for Wednesday, October 20 @ 7:30 pm (Village Hall courtroom), will NOT be viewable via the “SWAGIT” streaming service linked to the Village’s official website as per a directive from Village Manager Heather Mailander.  “Expense” was cited by Ms. Mailander as the reason for the unavailability of “SWAGIT” streaming.  The event may be streamed via YouTube, and may be available to FIOS subscribers (on channel 34).  However, neither of those viewing options is a certainty at this time.  Seating inside of the courtroom will be limited to 33 attendees.

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Election Season : Village of Ridgewood Regulations for Political Signs

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Ridgewood NJ, Election season is upon us, with the General Election being held on November 2, 2021. The rule apply for everybody , not just the little people. 

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