This Tuesday 13- August the State of New Jersey will be holding a Special Primary Elections for the United States Senate. This will determined the Republican and Democratic candidates that will seek to win the Special Election to fill one of two of New Jersey's seats in the U.S. Senate. That Election day is Wednesday 16- October to fill the seat that became vacant with the death of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Voting polls will be open at 6:00a and will remain open until 8:00p
Polls are located at the at :
-- For Districts 1& 6 it is the Bogota Recreation Center at 162 W. Main St.
Districts 1&6 is that part of the Borough located West of the Railroad tracks.
-- For Districts 2&3 it is the Gym of Bogota High School at 1 Henry Luthin Pl. please use the door towards the back of the building on the North side of the Building.
Districts 2& 3 is that part of the Borough located East of the Railroad tracks & North of Beechwood Ave
-- For Districts 4&5 it is in the Gym of the Roy Bixby School at Maplewood & Fischer Aves.
Districts 4 &5 is that part of the Borough located East of the Railroad tracks & South of Beechwood Ave.
( Candidates are listed as they will appear on the Ballot.)
The Candidates are;
For the Democratic Party;
Rush Holt - current Congressman from the New Jersey 12th District, which includes Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset & Union Counties.
Cory Booker - current Mayor of Newark, NJ.
Frank Pallone Jr. - current Congressman from the New Jersey 6th District, which includes Middlesex, & Ocean Counties.
Sheila Y. Oliver- current Assemblywoman in New Jersey whose district includes the towns of Clifton, Orange , & Montclair.
For the Republican Party;
Steven M. Lonegan - former Mayor of Bogota, NJ
Alieta Eck - Doctor from Somerset County
This Primary Election will be held on Tuesday 13 August, with the polls open from 6:00a to 8:00p