Local Elected Officials Terms Up In 2017
Vote NOV 7, 2017: Election Day
State Senate (all are up statewide)
(21st, 1 of 1 seats up)
(22nd, 1 of 1 seats up)
State Assembly (all are up statewide)
(21st, 2 of 2 seats up)
(22nd, 2 of 2 seats up)
Union County Sheriff
Union County Freeholders (3 of 9 seats)
Mountainide Borough Council (2 of 6 seats up)
Cranford Township Committee (2 of 5 seats up)
Fanwood Borough Council (2 of 6 seats up)
Garwood Borough Council (2 of 6 seats up)
Westfield Mayor is up
Westfield Councilmen are up, 1 of 2 from each of 4 Wards
Boards of Education, multiple seats are up.
Bd of Ed consumes 60-65% of property taxes plus 33% of state taxes; further, pensions are $50 billion unfunded time bomb.
State budget 2017 is about $35 billion (are we bankrupt?).
Bd of Ed seats are up everywhere (Westfield, Cranford, Garwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Fanwood)
The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States was Friday, January 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President of the United States, with Mike Pence as Vice President of the United States.
President Trump's 2016 Campaign Iniatives Included:
- Reform the U.S.-China Trade Relationship along with those of Iran and others.
- Protect Second Amendment Rights.
- Enact Immigration Reform.
- Reform Veterans Affairs.
- Reform the Tax Code.
- Reform Health Care.
- Pay for a Border Wall Between the U.S. and Mexico.
- Clean up inner city crime and poverty.
- President Trump promises to Drain the Swamp.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's last day in office is Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.
Time remaining until Christie is gone: 9.7 months or 295.6 days. The current date/time is Sun Mar 26 2017 [10 hr 51 min]
2017 Dates in NJ Politics
JAN 3 : The 115th Congress begins
JAN 10: Chris Christie delivers his 7th State of the State address
JAN 20: Donald Trump is inaugurated
JAN 23: First voting sessions of year for state Senate and Assembly
JAN 31: Year-end federal campaign finance reports due
FEB 16: New Jersey chamber of commerce train filled with lawmakers, lobbyists, and business people rumbles to Washington once again.
FEB 28: Christie delivers his last budget address
APR 3: Deadline for Democrats and Republicans to declare they are candidates for governor, Legislature
JUN 6: Primary Day
JUN 30: New Jersey budget deadline
JUL 1: Christie departs the Statehouse
AUG 7: Last day for constitutional amendments to get on the ballot
AUG 29: Last day for other ballot questions to get on the ballot
SEP 4: This is when the national press usually discovers the N.J. governor's race
OCT 1: The new federal fiscal year begins.
NOV 7: Election Day
NOV 8: Lame ducks begin
As of December 31, 2016 there were 5,836,592 registered voters in New Jersey including 2,520,657 unaffiliated; 2,081,625 Democrats and 1,215,93 Republicans.
There were a total of 331,071 registered voters in Union County including 147,428 Democrats; 134,109 unaffiliated and 48,484 Republicans.
2017 Governor Election Poll
Garwood Financial Plan