Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Six candidates move on to general election for county freeholder seats.
In the Republican primary for the Morris County Clerk's job, which will be vacated by Joan Bramhall this year, Ann Grossi took the most votes and will move on to face Democrat Terry O'Connor Redwine, of Butler, in the general election. Five GOP candidates vied for a chance to represent the Republican party in the race in November. Total number of votes were as follows for all Republican county clerk candidates, according to unofficial results reported by the Morris County Board of Elections: Morris County Clerk (1 position) Meanwhile, Kathy DeFillippo, Tom Mastrangelo and Douglas Cabana gathered the most votes on the Republicans' side in the race for three open seats on the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For the Democrats, …
Monday, June 3, 2013
Voter information on who is running Tuesday to take over for Joan Bramhall.
Five Republican candidates will be vying for Morris County Clerk Joan Bramhall's job this election season and will compete for their party's selection during Tuesday's primary election. Additionally, Democrat Terry O'Connor Redwine, of Butler, will be seeking election to the position in November. Here is some more information about the candidates (click on the links inside candidates' descriptions to read more): James Vigilante, Parsippany-Last week, candidate James Vigilante, a nine-time decorated U.S. Air Force veteran and current Air Force reservist, was endorsed by Bramhall. Vigilante served 12 years on the Parsippany Township Council, having most recently served after former Councilman John Cesaro became a member of the Morris County …
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Parsippany resident to challenge four other candidates in June Republican primary.
With less than a week until the primary election, Morris County Clerk Joan Bramhall has formally chosen to endorse Parsippany resident James Vigilante as her successor. Vigilante, a former Parsippany Township Council member, is a nine-time decorated U.S. Air Force veteran and current Air Force reservist. He announced his candidacy for the county clerk's job in February. "I would consider it a privilege and honor to serve my fellow county residents as their county clerk," said Vigilante during his candidacy announcement. "My military leadership and organizational skills combined with my governing and small business ownership experience is the perfect combination the next clerk needs to possess to pick up where Clerk Bramhall left off.” …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Morris County Women's Republican Club hosting annual forum on May 21 in Morristown.
Looking for answers from Republican Morris County Freeholder and County Clerk candidates before heading to the polls? Now you’ll have a chance to lob your queries at all of them in one place. On Tuesday, May 21, the Morris County Women’s Republican Club, along with the Morris Township Republican County Committee, will join forces to host a night with all the candidates. “The public will have the opportunity to write questions on postcards that will be asked by the moderator to all candidates in the appropriate category,” the Women’s Republican Club said in a statement. The event will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Morristown at 39 Maple Avenue at 7 p.m. Candidates will make themselves available after the forum as well, the statement said.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Parsippany's James Vigilante again accuses fellow township resident Ann Grossi of publicly disrespecting his Air Force service.
Morris County Clerk Republican Party candidate James Vigilante says his U.S. Air Force service was attacked again by fellow candidate Ann Grossi. Vigilante, a nine-time decorated Air Force veteran and current Air Force reservist from Parsippany, appeared at a candidates' debate held at the Montville Senior House late last week. He claimed Grossi’s campaign manager, Steve Roman, sat among the audience and fired questions at Vigilante regarding his military service. According to the candidate, Roman asked Vigilante about the $125 per day he earns as a reservist first sergeant and then criticized him for accepting pay from the military while also trying to run for a government position. Vigilante recently announced that if he wins the clerk's…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
James Vigilante says opponent Ann Grossi is denigrating his service; she denies the charge.
A war of words is brewing in the race for the Morris County clerk's job. Candidate James Vigilante, a Parsippany resident and a U.S. Air Force reservist, says his opponent, Freeholder Ann Grossi, who's also from the township, is accusing him of lying about his military record. According to Vigilante, the two, and the third Republican clerk candidate, Jefferson Councilman Michael Sanchelli, spoke before a meeting of the Mt. Olive Republican club March 20. "After I spoke, I was shocked to hear her tell members of the club along with local elected officials and Morris County elected officials that I was lying about my military record,” he said. “I am disappointed by Ann Grossi’s false accusations. I have focused on my private business …
Monday, February 25, 2013
James Vigilante will take on Freeholder Ann Grossi for GOP nomination.
U.S. Air Force Reserves Master Sgt. and former Parsnippany Township Council member James Vigilante Monday announced today that he will seek the seat being vacated by Joan Bramhall in the June 4 Republican primary election. Among the challengers he will face is fellow Par-Troy resident and Freeholder Ann Grossi. “I would consider it a privilege and honor to serve my fellow county residents as their county clerk," said Vigilante. "My military leadership and organizational skills combined with my governing and small business ownership experience is the perfect combination the next clerk needs to possess to pick up where Clerk Bramhall left off.” Vigilante is a longtime local contractor. He is a nine-time decorated U.S. Air Force Reserves …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Michael Sanchelli says he's 'ready' for challenges of position, plans aggressive campaign.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Grossi plans to step down, fellow freeholder, assemblyman and Jefferson councilman also express interest in position vacated by retiring Joan Bramhall.
Parsippany resident Ann Grossi has had a number of titles: lawyer, councilwoman, Morris County freeholder. Now, she is giving up her freeholder seat to run for another position: Morris County Clerk. With Joan Bramhall's Friday announcement that she will not run for a fourth term, three area Republicans initially indicated interest: Morristown Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll, county Freeholder Douglas R. Cabana, of Boonton, and Grossi. A fourth candidate, Jefferson Township Councilman Michael Sanchelli, also expressed interest, Morris County GOP Chairman John Sette told PolitickerNJ. "It's a different focus than being an elected official in a legislative or policymaking capacity," Grossi said of the shift between freeholder and clerk. "…
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Primary elections will be held June 7.
Registered voters in Chatham Borough and Chatham Township who are busy on June 7 and did not request to vote by mail still have a chance to head to the polls. According to the Morris County Elections Center, registered voters can stop by the Morris County Clerk's Office to cast their ballots in municipal and legislative primaries. The days and hours are as follows: Those voters who requested their ballots by mail can send in their ballots this week. Chatham Township residents have a hotly contested primary election, with four Republican candidates running for two seats on the Township Committee. Incumbent Bailey Brower Jr. is running with Jeff Furbish, and Kathy Abbott and Laura Ali Nonnenmacher are also running together for the seats. No …