Today is the last day to register to vote in the June primary and cast your ballot for local council and County freeholder representatives for November along with the Republican Presidential pick.
Each borough clerk's office will be open all day from 8am to 9pm so that last minute voter registrations can take place for the primary. New Jersey requires voters that participate in a Primary election to choose their political party of choice as well.
To Register to Vote you must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years old on or before the next election and residing in the State and County for at least 30 days.
Republican Freeholder candidates are: former River Edge Mayor Margaret "Peg" Watkins, incumbent Robert Hermansen of Mahwah, Suzanne McLoughlin of Dumont, Ciro M. Disclafani of Garfield and Frank Khoury of Edgewater.
Representing the Democratic line are Tracy Zur of Franklin Lakes, Steve Tanelli of North Arlington, Denise Zaft of Fair Lawn and Stephon Bouldin of Elmwood Park.
Running for two three-year terms in River Edge are Democrats Robert Levine and Vito Acquafredda, incumbent Republican Paul Cordts and his running mate Anthony Cappola
In Oradell incumbent Republicans Donna Risse Alonso and James Koth are seeking releection for two three-year terms in an uncontested race.
Things are already starting to heat up prior to the November Presidential election where President Barack Obama and VP Joe Biden will face Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his to be determined second-in-command.
Incumbent Bob Menedez will have to wait till Wednesday to see who his challenger will be. Republican candidates include David Douglas Brown, current state senator Joe Kyrillos, Bader Qarmout and Joe Rullo.
Ken Wolski (Green), Ken Del Vecchio (Libertarian), Greg Pason (Socialist), Jeff Boss (Independent), Larry Donahue (Independent) and Jonathan Maher (Independent) will also be on the ballot.
Incumbent Scott Garret (District 5) will have to defeat Michael Cino and Bonnie Somer to run for reelection in November. The Democrats have offered up Jason Castle, Teaneck Councilman Adam Gussen, and Diane Sare as possible challengers while the Reform Party puts forth Mark Quick.