Democratic Committee Member Elections On June 6th

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게시: 할 수있다 5, 2017 @ 6:00 AM EST

로젤 공원에서, when it comes to Democratic and Republican candidates running for municipal office, voters do not decide on who to vote for, they simply get to choose from candidates who have been already picked for them by municipal political committees.

The members of local political committees are the ones who decide who will run under their party line. During a primary, someone who is not picked by a local political committee but is registered as a Democratic or Republican can run against someone who has the party line. Whoever gets the most votes in the primary becomes the general election candidate. 로젤 공원에서, primary elections have been unopposed with only the party-backed candidates on the primary ballot.

과거, residents have won seats on local political committees with as little as two (2) votes.

During the primary, another often overlooked election takes place. It is the one that elects the local political committee members.

Each major political party holds these elections every two years with Democratic committee elections taking place during odd-numbered years and Republican committee elections occurring every even-numbered year.

금년에, Roselle Park Democratic Committee (RPDC) members run for seats on the local committee. 20 seats are up for election – 네 (4) seats for each of the five wards in Roselle Park. Each ward has two (2) districts with one man and one woman appointed for each district. Three (3) seats for RPDC committee members this year remain vacant.

지구
MALE 후보
FEMALE 후보
1
1
Jeffrey H. 레이건
에바 보이 코
2
Daniel Laporte
맥신 Padulsky
2
1
Daniel A. Petrosky
Rashmi Sheth
2
James D. McCrady
앨리스 산토스
3
1
조셉 그레고리
Joann Kolbeck
2
존 H. 교황청
Sharon A. 교황청
4
1
Martin Kiernan
미셸 던
2
Sachin Modi
미셸 페레즈
5
1
(No Petition Filed)
(No Petition Filed)
2
Robert Denais
(No Petition Filed)

일단 선출, party committee members have the power to:

  • Adopt or amend the by-laws and committee constitution;
  • Interview and pick party-endorsed mayoral and council candidates for primary and general elections;
  • Interview and pick vacancies in a local political committee;
  • Have a say in who gets chosen for appointed positions in various municipal boards and committees, including appointing themselves and other members of their political committee;
  • Recommend who serves as a paid election day poll worker, usually over residents not affiliated with either party for a non-partisan event.

Although the final decision to appoint someone to a local board or volunteer position is left to the mayor and/or council, names are usually presented by committee members to elected officials who are then considered before other residents, 시민 서비스 양식을 작성했거나 누가 더 많은 경험이 있거나 더 나은 자격이 될 수있는 사람을 포함.

As for who can become a Roselle Park Democratic Committee member, the qualifications are as follow:

  • 18-살;
  • A resident of the election district;
  • Registered to vote as a Democrat

The deadline for filing a nominating petition has expired but residents can write-in themselves or the person they choose who lives in their respective district as a committee memberas long as that person is registered as a Democrat. 과거, residents have won seats on local political committees with as little as two (2) 표.

Anyone who wants information on what ward and district they live in can find out by looking at the outside ballot that is mailed to all registered residents. The Borough Clerk’s Office can also be contacted at (908) 245-6180 to determine the ward and district a resident is registered in.

Primary election day is Tuesday, June 6th.