2012 Livingston Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Livingston.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Livingston Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race that will impact the town.  There are plenty of races to vote in, including two seats in the town's council.  Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near.  Bookmark this page for updates.

  • : With Mayor Stephen Santola and Councilman Gary Schneiderman not seeking reelection, two new seats have opened up on Livingston's Township Council.  Alfred M. Anthony and Michael M. Silverman officially became the Democratic candidates during the primaries, while Charles L. Granata and Ray Leibman became the Republican candidates.  Each team of candidates ran opposed in their party's primary.
  • : Sheriff Armando Fontoura, a Democrat, will square off against Orlando Mendez in November.

  • 11th Congressional District: Longtime Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, who faced no opposition in the GOP primary, will take on Democratic Challenger John Arvanites, who also had no opponents in the primary.

  • 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.
WALTER LeVINE November 06, 2012 at 04:49 PM
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