Middletown Election Guide
The candidates seeking office in the Nov. 6 election.
Due to issues related to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there have been some changes to polling locations. See this article for details.
Board of Education:
Three-Year, Full Term Candidates (Vote for three)
- Leonora E. Caminiti, Lombardi Court, Red Bank (incumbent)
- Richard G. Campbell, Radcliffe Drive, Lincroft
- James Cody, Whispering Pines Drive, Lincroft (incumbent)
- Michael A. Donlon, Broadway, Leonardo (incumbent)
- Joan Minnuies, Bray Avenue, Port Monmouth (incumbent)
- Robert J. Superti, Oakwood Road, Leonardo
Two-Year Unexpired Term Candidates (Vote for two)
- Ernest Donnelly, Redfield Road, Lincroft
- Susan Griffin, Holland Road, Middletown (incumbent)
One-Year Unexpired Term Candidates (Vote for one)
- Shane D. Overgaard
- Michael Craig
- Drew Wilson
- John Bennett Jr.
- Barry Allen Travis Jr.
- Helene A. Henkel, Jefferson Street, Red Bank
- Township Committee: Incumbent Deputy Mayor Stephen G. Massell (R) will face Democrat Party challenger Linda S. Baum for a three-year term.
- Monmouth County Freeholders: Voters will fill one three-year term, with Republican incumbent John Curley facing Democratic challenger William Shea, who was defeated in his freeholder bid in 2011. Incumbent Republican Freehold Serena DiMaso will seek a one-year, unexpired term. DiMaso faces Democratic challenger Kevin Lavan.
- 4th Congressional District: Christopher Smith (R) incumbent, faces Brian Froelich (D) challenger and Leonard P. Marshall.
- 6th Congressional District:Incumbent Frank Pallone (D), who has been in office since 1988, will once again take on Republican challenger Anna Little. Also running for the seat is Herbert L. Tarbous of the Reform Party; Karan Zalatel; MacDara Lydon; and Len Flynn of the Libertarian Party.
- U.S. Senate: U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D), the junior United States Senator from New Jersey who was first appointed in 2006 to fill Jon Corzine's seat, takes on Republican challenger Joe Kyrillos, who easily defeated three opponents in the primary.
- U.S. President: President Barack Obama will presumptively face former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a campaign that has already focused heavily on the economy and job growth.