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Fernandez and Huber Elected to Township Committee

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The annual election for Township Committee has come down to yet another close race and the results appear to favor Republican and former Deputy Mayor Jerry Fernandez and Democrat incumbent Deputy Mayor Rich Huber. Huber’s running mate and current Mayor David Amlen lost the election in an embarrassing defeat by newcomer Diane Stampoulos. While Stampoulos […]

Last Minute Springfield Election Day Guide

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There’s a lot going on in Springfield on Election Day.  This Tuesday, November 5th, polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  and after a number of changes last year due to Superstorm Sandy, things are back to the normal routine for Springfield voters.  Depending on your district, one of fourteen political voting subdivisions […]

November 5th General Election Information [Part 1 – Springfield]

November 2013 General Election Sample Ballot

The 2013 General Election is tomorrow.  Sample Ballots containing the names of 33 candidates and 2 public questions have been released.  This election will decide the next New Jersey Governor, State District 21 Senate & General Assembly legislators, Union County Sheriff, Union County Freeholders, Springfield Township Committee members, and Springfield Board of Education members.  We are republishing […]

November 5th General Election Information [Part 2 – Union County]

November 2013 General Election Sample Ballot

The 2013 General Election is tomorrow.  Sample Ballots containing the names of 33 candidates and 2 public questions have been released.  This election will decide the next New Jersey Governor, State District 21 Senate & General Assembly legislators, Union County Sheriff, Union County Freeholders, Springfield Township Committee members, and Springfield Board of Education members.  We are republishing […]

November 5th General Election Information [Part 3 – Statewide]

November 2013 General Election Sample Ballot

The 2013 General Election is tomorrow.  Sample Ballots containing the names of 33 candidates and 2 public questions have been released.  This election will decide the next New Jersey Governor, State District 21 Senate & General Assembly legislators, Union County Sheriff, Union County Freeholders, Springfield Township Committee members, and Springfield Board of Education members.  We are republishing […]

Local Candidates Face Off In “Debates” Tonight and Tomorrow

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The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce and Springfield Hadassah are hosting their two annual “Meet the Candidates” forums to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about the candidates running for Springfield Township Committee.  The events have been listed on the Springfielder.com Community Calendar. The first is tonight, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:30 […]

Huber & Amlen Called To Task For Campaign Claims

Fernandez Video Screenshot

A campaign mailer sent out this past weekend contained several wild exaggerations by Township Committee candidates Huber and Amlen, but one in particular crossed the line with their opponents Fernandez and Stampoulos.  In less than twenty-fours, fact checkers reviewed public records to confirm their recollections that point out a clear and indisputable lie by the […]

November 5th General Election Information & Poll

November 2013 General Election Sample Ballot

Less than two weeks remain until the 2013 General Election and Sample Ballots containing the names of 33 candidates and 2 public questions have been released.  This election will decide the next New Jersey Governor, State District 21 Senate & General Assembly legislators, Union County Sheriff, Union County Freeholders, Springfield Township Committee members, and Springfield Board of […]

Booker Wins Majority of Springfield Voters

Springfield Municipal Building

About 45 minutes after polls for the New Jersey Special Senate Election closed at 8:00 p.m.  on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, the local votes were tallied by the Springfield Clerk’s Office and Newark Mayor Cory Booker had 57.89% of the votes cast.  With 1,603 votes out of 2,769 cast at Springfield polls, Booker had a 459 […]

Democratic Officials Attempt To Rewrite History Ahead of Field Ceremony

Springfield Democratic Party Website Screenshot

A political e-mail newsletter was sent on the solemn 9-11 holiday by the Springfield Democratic Party in an attempt to rewrite history concerning their record on the turf field.  The unsigned and dubious e-mail, disguised as “The Springfield Digest”, accuses Committeeman Ziad Andrew Shehady of circulating “falsehoods” about failed attempts by Mayor David Amlen, Deputy […]

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