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Primary Election Day 2023: New Voting Machines Polls open 6 am to 8 pm

Jun 06, 2023
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Primary Election Day is today Tuesday, June 6, 2023. In Harrison, NJ, there are two contested elections. There are also several offices up for grabs on Election Day. The most contested races locally are for the County Executive and the County Commissioner offices, with the Hudson County Democratic Organization facing off challengers from the Progressive Democrats of Hudson County.

County Executive Position

For the County Executive position, the candidate for the Hudson County Democratic Organization is Craig Guy, on Column B, while the Progressive Democrats of Hudson County have put forward Eleana Little on Column A.

County Commissioner (formerly Freeholder)

Meanwhile, for the County Commissioner (formerly called County Freeholder) position, the Hudson County Democratic Organization's candidate is Albert Cifelli, on Column B, while the Progressive Democrats of Hudson County have Alex Valdez as their candidate on Column A.

Harrison Council Candidates

While the County Executive and County Commissioner races are likely to be hotly contested, the incumbent Harrison Council members are running unopposed. Maria Caamano is running unopposed for the 1st Ward, Eleanor Villalta for the 2nd Ward, Delfim Sarabando for the 3rd Ward, and Michael Dolaghan for the 4th Ward.

Deadline for Submitting to Run in November

It's worth noting that Tuesday’s Primary Election Day is also the deadline to submit petitions to run for council in Harrison as an independent candidate in the November 2023 General Election. Those interested in running for council must get their petition signed and submit it to the Hudson County Clerk, 257 Cornelison Avenue, 4th Floor, Jersey City, NJ, up until 4 p.m. on June 6, 2023, to be on the November General Election Ballot. So if you want to run for Council in Harrison make sure you get your Petition signed and submitted on a timely basis.

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Despite no opposition in the Council races in the Primary, you should go out to vote for the contested County Executive and the County Commissioner races, in addition, so you become familiar with the voting process and also demonstrate to your elected officials that you are interested in your community and that you will take the time to exercise your constitutional right to vote.  Many persons have died in the fight to have the right to vote.  If you vote, your complaint will be considered.  If you don’t vote, your complaint will be ignored.  In Harrison, the latter statements are very true. If you are not registered to vote in Harrison, you can register now for future elections. The Voting machines being used in this election and future elections is a new voting machine that provides a paper record of a vote in case of a challenge.

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