Saturday, May 24, 2014
Read Your Ballot and Vote on June 3
You can choose among the various columns as long as you select within categories: One senator, one member of the House of Representatives, one Union County Surrogate, three freeholders and, if you live in the First or Second Wards, one City Council representative. The Third Ward has two council choices, one for Second & Third Ward at-large and one for the unexpired Third Ward term.
The City Council Democratic contests are as follows:
First Ward (four-year term) Diane Toliver, Siddeeq El-Amin or Emmett Swan.
Second & Third Ward at-large (four-year term) Charles Eke or Rebecca Williams
Third Ward (unexpired term) Gloria Taylor, Charles McRae or Rasheed Abdul-Haqq
Toliver, Eke and Taylor are running on the slogan, "Regular Democratic Organization of Union County."
Swan, Williams and McRae are running on the slogan, "New Democrats for Plainfield."
El-Amin is running on the slogan, "Plainfield First - Plainfield Forward!" Abdul-Haqq is running on the slogan, "Let's Get Rid of Jerry Green."
Republicans running unopposed are Randy Bulllock in the Second & Third Ward at-large race and Charles A. Jones Jr. in the Third Ward.
Plaintalker does not endorse candidates, but urges all registered voters to go to the polls on June 3 and exercise your right to vote.