FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2013
Public Contact: Union County Clerk, 908-527-4996
Media Contact Only: Tom Plante, 908-527-4746
Union County Clerk Offers Sample Ballot Information
On-Line for the Primary Election, June 4
ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds registered voters that sample ballots for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 4, may be reviewed on-line by visiting the County Clerk’s website.
The names of candidates running in the Primary Election for the Republican or Democratic nominations for Governor, State Senators, General Assembly Members, County Sheriff, County Freeholders, and Municipal Officers in the November General Election are posted at http://ucnj.org/sample-ballots. Also listed are candidates for seats on the Republican and Democratic State Committees, and the Union County Democratic Committee.
“As a former school board member, Mayor and Freeholder myself, I know the importance of an informed electorate,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “My website is designed to help voters familiarize themselves with their local candidates in all 21 Union County municipalities before Primary Election Day.”
The County Clerk’s responsibilities include administering election laws within and for the County of Union and its 21 municipalities for primary, general, school board and special elections including acceptance of nominating petitions, designing ballots, mailing “Vote By Mail” ballots and tabulating voting results for the public record.
More information about sample ballots for the Primary Election can be obtained by calling the County Clerk’s Office at 908-527-4996 or by visiting the office at 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth NJ 07207. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org .