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Middletown Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting the township and Monmouth County.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Middletown Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

  • Township Committee: Incumbent Deputy Mayor Stephen G. Massell (R) will face Democratic challenger Linda S. Baum for a three-year term.
  • Monmouth County FreeholdersVoters 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.
  • 6th Congressional District: Incumbent Frank Pallone (D), who has been in office since 1988, will once again take on Republican challenger Anna Little. Pallone defeated Little in 2010.
  • 12th Congressional District: Incumbent Rush Holt (D), who has been in office since 1998, will  take on Republican challenger Eric Beck.
  • 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.
NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 01:53 PM
Yes Bob, I believe that's what our friend "Zannie" (aptly named I might add) is eluding too. I don't see how anyone could label Linda Baum anything but a loon.
Brass Monkey November 06, 2012 at 02:46 PM
That was not happening when I was there at 6:51 am. Maybe your head was jarred one too many times.
NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Yea, were you district #46? Because if you were there, then you know there were more than one room and more than one polling machine per room. I was there at 6:20 and this was the case, there Simpleton.
NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 06:42 PM
A blog and a .org. BRILLIANT!!! Throw in a Dilbert and you win.
NJarhead November 06, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Hey brain-child, here's what didn't happen in Middletown today: http://middletown-nj.patch.com/articles/paper-ballots-used-in-parts-of-middletown?ncid=newsltuspatc00000003

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