Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Jersey City Election 14 May, 2013-MILITARY & OVERSEAS VOTE BY MAIL


New Jersey law permits the emailing of Vote By Mail ballots to Uniformed Service Members and their families. Active-duty members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marine, Public Health Service, NOAA, and their family members may register to vote and apply for a Vote By Mail ballot by using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).  Vote by Mail voting privileges are available to military personnel, their dependents, patients in veterans’ hospitals, civilians attached to or serving with the military, and U.S. citizens residing overseas. A Vote by Mail ballot may be requested by completing a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and mailing it to the Clerk of Hudson County, or fax to 201-369-3473 or email to vote@hcnj.us.

VOTE: May 14, 2013 Re-ElectNidia R Lopez 9C

Download a printable PDF application: Federal Post Card Application

To learn more about Military/Civilian Overseas Vote by Mail options, click here.

Jersey City Election 14 May, 2013-CIVILIAN OVERSEAS VOTE BY MAIL


Civilian Overseas Ballots are available to all registered voters. A voter may apply to vote by mail by completing a Vote by Mail Ballot Application and mailing the application to the Clerk of Hudson County up to 7 days prior to the election. A voter may also apply in person to the Clerk until 3:00 p.m. the day before the election. The Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of an Overseas Ballot Application since an original signature is required.
VOTE: May 14, 2013Re-ElectNidia R Lopez 9C

An “Overseas Civilian Voter” is a voter who is living outside of the United States and who was residing in New Jersey immediately prior to departure. To receive a federal ballot, the civilian overseas voter need not have been registered to vote in New Jersey prior to going outside of the United States, but must have been domiciled in New Jersey and have possessed the qualifications to register and vote in New Jersey. The overseas civilian voter is entitled to a federal ballot whether or not he or she ever intends to return to the United States to reside.

Download a printable PDF application: Federal Post Card Application

To learn more about Military/Civilian Overseas Vote by Mail options, click here.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Jersey City City Council Election 14 May, 2013-VOTE BY MAIL

 Cast Your Vote For "Team Fulop"
Nidia Lopez Jersey election 2013. VOTE for the FUTURE OF JERSEY CITY "TEAM FULOP"

 The County Clerk’s Elections Division will be open Saturday May 4th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will extend operating hours on Tuesday May 7th until 8 p.m.  to accommodate Jersey City registered voters, who wish to apply for a Vote By Mail ballot for the upcoming May 14, 2013 Jersey City Municipal Election.

How to Vote by Mail

Vote by Mail Application - English

Solicitud de Voto Por Correo - Spanish

Vote By Mail (PowerPoint Presentation)

Vote by Mail (in PDF format)
For detail & ensure you voting please visit Hudsoncountyclerk

Jersey City election 2013: Schedule for debates, candidate forums

Jersey City election 2013


Nidia Rivera Lopez for Ward C Council 
Steven Fulop Team
Team Fulop Video

Candidates in Jersey City's citywide election are set to meet for a slew of debates between now and the May 14 race, when the mayoralty and all nine City Council seats are up for grabs.

The mayoral candidates – there are four, including incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy – have been invited to three upcoming debates/forums, including one this Thursday at St. Peter’s University that is co-sponsored by news site PolitckerNJ.

The four men have already met for two forums, and Healy and Councilman Steve Fulop went mano-a-mano at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre two weeks ago.

Meanwhile, there are debates/forums/meet-the-candidates events set for candidates in the council races for Wards A, B, C, E and F.

Here is the debate schedule so far. The Jersey Journal will add information about others as they become available. This post will remain in the story package above (below the slideshow) until the election for easy accessibility.

Wednesday, May 1 - Ward D council debate, St. Anne Church, 225 Congress St., 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 2 – Mayoral debate, School 4, 7 p.m.

Monday, May 6 – Ward D candidates will be invited to a Washington Park Association meet-and-greet at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church,155 North St., 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 7 – Ward A council forum/debate, New Jersey City University,Student Union Multi-Purpose Room, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 10 - At-large council forum/debate, Lincoln High School, 60 Crescent Ave., 7 p.m.

Profiles of 4 City Council candidates in Jersey City's Ward C 2013 election

 Nidia R. Lopez

Age: 63

Family: Married, three children, two grandchildren

Profession: Self-employed business consultant with Nidia Boehringer Consultants; Ward C City Councilwoman

Positions: President, Nidia Boehringer Consultants; commissioner, Jersey City Planning Board; board member, Friends of the Loew’s; member, Jersey City Medical Center Pre-Hospital Medicine Advisory Board; treasurer/elder, Iglesia Presbiterina Nueva Esperanza church

Major Accomplishments: President of Hijas de Maria, an organization of young women at St. Bridget’s Church; public-school education at School 9 and Dickinson High School; former owner, Merico Printing in Englewood; studied to become dental assistant at Newark Dental College; education at St. Peter’s College and New Jersey City University; started own consulting firm; founder of Women Acknowledged & Recognized for Achievements Organization; former committee woman, Ward C, District 27; became first Hispanic of Puerto Rican descent elected to the City Council in 2009

Priorities: Advocate for the homeless; create jobs for Jersey City residents; focus on quality-of-life issues

Slogan: Team Fulop: Moving Jersey City Forward

Richard Boggiano

Age: 69

Family: Married, three children

Profession: Retired Jersey City police detective; teacher, Jersey City Police and Fire Program for Jersey City Public Schools

Positions: President, Hilltop Neighborhood Association; bank auditor; president, Jersey City Police Federal Credit Union; board member, Head Start

Major Accomplishments: Stopped a Port Authority plan to build railroad yards in Jersey City; had jail removed from Pavonia Avenue; stopped building of Earl Hotel; stopped the building of a teen nightclub; halting the use of eminent domain in the construction of a new Hudson County courthouse

Three Priorities: Increase police presence; look at test scores from charter schools to see if those schools are performing better than the traditional public schools; develop Journal Square with the community in mind

Slogan: A Fighter for Our Community

A. Janet Chevres

Age: 48

Family: Single mother of four

Profession: Business analyst/reporting specialist, JP Morgan Chase

Positions: President, School 7 PTO; vice president, School 6 PTO; vice president, Dickinson High School PTO; co-chair, METS Charter School; coach, Washington Little League t-ball; manager; volunteer, Jersey City Fire Department, Jersey City Police Department, PACO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County, Actio n21

Major Accomplishments: Petitioned for and obtain significant amount of corporate sponsorship for many nonprofits, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Washington Park Little League, and Parish of the Resurrection

Three Priorities: Public safety, job creation, community development

Slogan: Healy Team

Adela Rohena

Age: 55

Family: Married, two sons

Profession: Teacher’s assistant for autistic student, Jersey City Public Schools

Positions: Fonder, creator of Puerto Rican nonprofit environmental organization

Major accomplishments: Raising two children; working for the community; to be featured in an upcoming book about Latino women; Jersey City Female Activist of the year, 2009; host and director, Latino news and entertainment show aired on Comcast; recognized by 4H Club as a community leader in Ponce, Puerto Rico; advocate for school, housing transportation and recreation issues

Three priorities: Keeping taxes stable; working to restore respect and productivity of city agencies; recommend creation of jobs for Jersey City residents

Slogan: People Before Politics

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Nidia Rivera Lopez for Ward C Council-Team Fulop2013

Nidia Rivera Lopez represents Ward C on the Jersey City Municipal Council. She was elected to the Council in 2009, making her the first Hispanic Councilwoman of Puerto Rican descent to serve the City. She’s the founder and principal of N.B. Consultants, a progressive consulting firm. As a successful businesswoman, she has over thirty years of experience in the managerial consulting industry.
Nidia was born in Puerto Rico in 1949. Her family moved to Jersey City when she was just 5 years old. After attending Public School #9 and graduating from Dickinson High School (old Ferris High School), Nidia attended Newark Dental College and became a certified Dental Assistant. She went on to further her education and attended St. Peter’s College and Jersey City University. After working for a few years in the medical field, she started a consulting firm in 1979 that focused on optimizing and organizing the offices of professional doctors.
Nidia Rivera Lopez for Ward C Council 
Steven Fulop Team
Team Fulop Video

Jersey City Election 2013

Jersey City Election 2013, VOTE May 14, 2013Nidia R Lopez 9C

Nidia R. Lopez running for Ward C Council in Jersey City as a member of Team FULOP on coming Jersey City City Council election.

Profession & Positions of Councilwoman Nidia R Lopez
Self-employed – Business Consultant

    President of NidiaBoehringer Consultants
    Commissioner for Jersey City’s Planning Board
    Board Member of Friends of Lowe’s
    Jersey City Medical Center’s Pre-Hospital Medicine Advisory Board
    Treasurer/Elder of her church IglesiaPresbiterinaNueva Esperanza in Jersey City