STATE

Phil Murphy, Governor
Sheila Oliver, Lieutenant Governor

2017 Election Results HERE


NJ Legislative District 16
Somerset County

Branchburg Township, Delaware Township (Hunterdon), Flemington Borough, Hillsborough Township, Manville Borough, Millstone Borough, Montgomery Township, Princeton Borough, Raritan Township, Readington Township, Rocky Hill Borough, Somerville Borough, South Brunswick Township, Stockton Borough

Election Results: Legislative District 16

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Assemblyman Roy Freiman
Hillsborough

NJ General Assembly

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Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker
South Brunswick

NJ General Assembly

 

NJ Legislative District 17
Somerset County

Franklin Township (Somerset), Milltown Borough, New Brunswick City, North Brunswick Township, Piscataway Township
Election Results: Legislative District

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Senator Bob Smith
Piscataway
NJ Senate

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Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen
Franklin Township
NJ General Assembly

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Assemblyman Joseph Egan
New Brunswick
NJ General Assembly

 

NJ Legislative District 22
Somerset County

Clark Township, Dunellen Borough, Fanwood Borough, Green Brook Township, Linden City, Middlesex Borough, North Plainfield Borough, Plainfield City, Rahway City, Scotch Plains Township, Winfield Township

Election Results: Legislative District 22

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Senator Nicholas Scutari
Linden

NJ Senate

Assemblywoman Linda Carter
Plainfield

NJ General Assembly

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Assemblyman James Kennedy
Rahway

NJ General Assembly

COUNTY

Steve Peter
Somerset County Clerk


Sara Sooy and Shanel Robinson
Somerset County Freeholder-elect

MUNICIPALITIES

Bernardsville Mayor
Kevin Sooy


North Plainfield Mayor
Michael Giordano


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Franklin Township Mayor
Phil Kramer

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Millstone Mayor
Ray Heck


Rocky Hill Mayor
Robert Uhrick

Somerville Mayor
Mayor-Elect (2019)
Dennis Sullivan



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South Bound Brook Mayor
Chris Schoffner


Watchung Mayor
Mayor-Elect (2019)
Keith Balla

A Word From Our Chairwoman, Peg Schaffer

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Somerset County Democrats had an amazing Election Cycle in the Midterms of 2018.

For the first time in 40 years, Democrats won two seats on the Somerset County Freeholder Board. Congratulations, Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and Somerset County School Board official Sara Sooy, who won seats on the Somerset County Freeholder Board. Shanel is the first African American and Sara is the first Latina to serve on the SCFB. When they take office in January, along with GOP Freeholder Pat Walsh, they will make up the first majority of woman in SCFB history.

Bob Menendez won 51% of the Somerset County vote.

Tom Malinowski won 52% of the Somerset County CD7 vote unseating incumbent Leonard Lance; first Democrat to win the House seat after 37 years.

Bonnie Watson Coleman won 68% of the CD12 vote.

Linda Carter won 67% of the LD22 vote.

Dr Jeff Hammond, first-time candidate, won another seat for Bernardsville.

Joan Harris won a Council seat in Bernards Township; the first time a Dem has won a seat in 20 years!

Vinnie Petti, Brad Galeta and Robert Dixon won Council seats in Bound Brook.

Patricia Zamorski won a Council seat in Manville.

Ray Heck won the Mayor’s office in Millstone with 86% of the vote.

Cat Gural and Marvin Schuldiner won Council seats in Montgomery, giving Democrats control of the town government.

Democrats Wendy Schaefer, Larry LaRonde, Everett Merrill, Doug Singleterry and Aimee Corzo swept five Council seats in North Plainfield.

Jamie Murphy won a seat on the Peapack/Gladstone Council, the second Democrat in two year to win there.

Robert Uhrik won the Mayor’s chair in Rocky Hill, Tom Malinowski’s home town.

Dennis Sullivan, 15 years after losing the Mayor’s office by THREE VOTES, won by almost 600 votes in Somerville. Tom Mitchell and RanD Pitts won reelection to the Somerville Council.

Alison Fetten and Elizabeth Konkle won seats on the South Bound Brook Council.

And last – but in many ways not only not least but most – Democrats swept in Watchung! Keith Balla will be the new Mayor, and Lindsay Goodloe and Daryl Eisenberg Knegten will join the Borough Council.

We won this year because all 29 campaigns worked together and supported each other. I’m proud of everyone who worked this year, from phone bankers to canvassers to campaign managers to candidates. Thank you all for your tireless efforts, and your reward is more work to win in 2019!

Sincerely,

Peg Schaffer, Chair
Somerset County Democratic Committee

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