Nominating Petitions for 2018 Municipal Election

Published on Dec 28, 2017 at 04:16p.m.




Contact:  Issa A. Abbasi, Township Clerk

Telephone:  (201) 837-1600, ext. 1025


Nominating Petitions for 2018 Municipal Election Available Beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018

December 28, 2017

Teaneck, NJ - On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, a Municipal Election will be held to fill four (4) Councilmember seats.  The seats will be for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2018. Current Councilmembers Jason Castle, Elie Y. Katz, Gervonn Romney Rice, and Alan Sohn’s terms will expire on June 30, 2018.  All candidates run as council members-at-large and the Mayor and Deputy Mayors will be elected by the Township Council at the Re-Organization Meeting on July 1st. 

For those interested in running for a position on the Township Council, nominating petitions will be available beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018 and can be retrieved from the Township Clerk’s Office, located in the Administration Building, 818 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, New Jersey. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:45-8, a minimum of 279 valid nominating petitions must be filed to secure a position on the ballot.

Each candidate must be a Teaneck resident for a minimum of one year as of the date of the Municipal Election, a citizen of the United States, a registered voter, and at least 18 years of age.

All petition signers must be registered voters in Teaneck.  Signed petitions must be returned to the Township Clerk's Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Please call the Township Clerk's Office at 201-837-1600, extension 1025 with questions regarding the 2018 Municipal Election. 

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