New Jersey is the only state in the nation where top elected county officials are still called “freeholders” — a centuries-old term that many deride as being not only confusing but racist and offensive.
Now, after years of debate, a name change may finally be in the works.Read more
Former Hamburg mayor John Yanish turned 100 years old on July 1 and shared stories of meeting celebrities, war, radio work and building community.Read more
Governor Murphy Announces New Funding to Combat Food Insecurity in New Jersey
$20 million in CARES Act Funding Will Support Local Food Banks During PandemicRead more
“In November, Kristy Lavin, a Democrat who was uncontested, may cause another shake-up in Hardyston. At last check, Lavin had secured 412 primary votes.Read more
The Sussex County Democratic Committee is pleased to congratulate Congressman Josh Gottheimer on his victory in the Democratic primary for the NJ-05 Congressional race, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill on her victory in the Democratic primary for the NJ-11 Congressional race, and Senator Cory Booker on his victory in the New Jersey State Senate primary.Read more
“The last several weeks of this election have been unlike anything we have ever seen before as Democratic campaigns have been forced to adapt to unprecedented circumstances and challenges due to COVID-19. In spite of that, I’m proud that we have already seen nearly 700,000 Democrats cast their vote by mail, with many more ballots still to be counted and thousands of additional provisional votes as well. Taken together, this impressive turnout is further proof that New Jersey Democrats are fired up and ready to win in November..."Read more