Election Day is Tuesday. Here is a look at who is on the ballot, where to vote and how to vote in Somerset County.

In Somerset County that includes voting at a polling location, using a secure dropbox, mailing your ballot back or hand-delivering it to your local board of elections.

In Somerset County that includes voting at a polling location, using a secure dropbox, mailing your ballot back or hand-delivering it to your local board of elections.

Who and What Am I Voting For?

  • President: Representing the nation’s two major parties are sitting Republican President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris are challenging. Also on the ballot are: Don Blankenship/William Mohr (Constitution Party); Howie Hawkins/Angela Nicole Walker (Green); Jo Jorgensen/Spike Cohen (Libertarian); Gloria La Riva/Sunil Freeman (Party for Socialism and Liberation); Roque De La Fuente/Darcy Richardson (The Alliance Party) and Bill Hammons/Eric Bodenstab (Unity Party). 
  • U.S. Congress: One US Senate seat will be contested: Incumbent Democrat Cory Booker will face Republican Rik Mehta. All 12 of the state’s congressional seats will be decided. In New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, Democrat incumbent Tom Malinowski faces Tom Kean Jr. on the Republican ballot.
  • Marijuana legalization and other ballot questions: Voters will decide whether to legalize the possession and use of marijuana. Voters will also decide whether to makes peacetime veterans eligible to receive the veterans’ property tax deduction. (For more on marijuana legalization, click here.) 
  • In Somerset County, there are a couple of races. Republican incumbent Frank Bruno is running for Surrogate against Democrat Bernice “Tina” Jalloh. There are also four candidates vying for the two seats on the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Republican incumbents Brian Levine and Brian Gallagher are running against Democrats Douglas Singleterry and Paul Drake.

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