East Windsor, Cranbury and Hightstown Election Guide
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting the local area.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, East Windsor Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.
- Cranbury Township Committee: Incumbents Jay Taylor and Mayor David Cook will face Republicans Thomas Connolly and Cynthia Hughes Smithers. Taylor switched from a Republican to a Democrat for this election.
- Hightstown Council: Incumbents Lawrence Quattrone and Gail Doran, both Democrats, will run against republicans Denise Hansen and George Serrano on the November ticket.
- East Windsor Regional School District Board of Education: Voters will decide between four candidates for three open seats on the Board of Education in the November election. Incumbents Kennedy Paul and Paul Connolly will run against Lilia Gobaira and Alice Weisman.
- Middlesex County Freeholders: Voters will fill two three-year terms, with incumbent Democratic Freeholders H. James Polos and Ronald Rios facing Republican challengers Abrar "Sam" Khan and Roger W. Daley.
- 12th Congressional District: Incumbent Rush Holt (D), who has been in office since 1998, will take on Republican challenger Eric Beck.
- 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.