Press Release

Annual School Election on Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New Jersey Districts Conducting School Elections on April 17, 2012

County Number of April School Elections Names of Districts
Atlantic 2 Atlantic City, Hammonton
Bergen 20 Cliffside Park, Closter, East Rutherford, Emerson, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fairview, Garfield, Hackensack, Harrington Park, Lodi, Midland Park, Norwood, Oakland, Palisades Park, Ramsey, Ridgewood, Rutherford, South Hackensack, Wood-Ridge
Burlington 0
Camden 1 Haddon Heights
Cape May 0
Cumberland 1 Bridgeton
Essex 6 Bloomfield, Belleville, Glen Ridge, Irvington, Newark*, South Orange/Maplewood*  
Gloucester 5 Delsea Regional, Franklin, Greenwich, Paulsboro, Monroe
Hudson 4 Jersey City, North Bergen, Secaucus, Weehawken
Hunterdon 1 Readington
Mercer 4 Hopewell Valley Regional, Lawrence, Princeton, West Windsor-Plainsboro
Middlesex 4 Cranbury, Edison, Metuchen, Sayreville
Monmouth 2 Marlboro, Neptune Township
Morris 8 Chatham, Hanover Township, Mendham Township, Morris School District, Mountain Lakes, Pequannock, Riverdale, Rockaway Borough
Ocean 1 Lakewood
Passaic 8 Haledon, Hawthorne, North Haledon, Passaic, Passaic County Manchester Regional, Paterson*, Totowa, West Milford
Salem 1 Salem City
Somerset 2 Hillsborough, Montgomery
Sussex 1 Fredon
Union 0 -
Warren 2 Allamuchy, Greenwich
Total 73

* Of the school districts eligible to move their elections to November, 70 school districts retained April elections, where voters will select candidates to serve on the school board and decide their district’s base budget. Three additional districts – Newark, Paterson and South Orange/Maplewood – will conduct board member elections on April 17, but do not place their proposed budgets on the ballot.

April 4, 2012

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