Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 14, 2014

Union County Clerk Offers Sample Ballot Information On-Line and on Mobile App for the Nov. 4 General Election

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds registered voters that sample ballots for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, may be reviewed on-line by visiting the County Clerk’s website and on the new mobile app, Union County Votes.

The names of candidates running for the U.S. Senate, Congressional seats, County Sheriff, County Surrogate, County Freeholders, Municipal offices, and Board of Education seats in the Nov. 4 General Election are posted atwww.ucnj.org/sample-ballots. Sample ballots also are available on the new mobile app, Union County Votes, which is available for download for free on Apple or Android devices through the app store. Public Questions are included on the sample ballots.

“As a former school board member, Mayor and Freeholder myself, I know the importance of an informed electorate,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “My website and new election app are designed to help voters familiarize themselves with their local candidates in all 21 Union County municipalities before General 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 General 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:ucvote@ucnj.org .

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