Election Day in Shamong is set for Nov. 6

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day in New Jersey, with polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Residents of Shamong can vote in races for Shamong Township government, Shamong Township Board of Education, Burlington County clerk, Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, United States House of Representatives and United States Senate.

Voters will also vote on a state public question.

In the race for Shamong Township Board of Education, there is one vacant seat with no petitions filed.

In the race for two seats on the Shamong Township Committee, the two candidates running unopposed are incumbent Michael P. Cooney (R) and Sean Gray (R).

In the race for Burlington County clerk, incumbent Tim Tyler (R) is against Joanne Schwartz (D).

In the race for two seats on the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, candidates are incumbents Kate Gibbs (R) and Linda Hughes (R) against Felicia Hopson (D) and George Youngkin (D).

In the race for the U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Tom MacArthur (R) is against Andy Kim (D) and Lawrence Berlinski (Constitution Party).

In the race for United States senator, incumbent Robert Menendez (D) is against Bob Hugin (R), Murray Sabrin (Libertarian), Tricia Flanagan (New Day NJ), Madelyn Hoffman (Green Party) Kevin Kimple (Make it Simple), Natalie Lynn Rivera (For the People) and Hank Schroeder (Economic Growth).

For the state question on this year’s ballot, voters will vote “yes” or “no” on the Securing Our Children’s Futures Bond Act.

The bond act authorizes the state to issue bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $500 million.

The money from the sale of the bonds would be used to provide grants to schools, school districts, county vocational school districts and county colleges.

Money from the grants would be used to build, equip and expand facilities to increase career and technical education program capacity.

Money would also be used for school security upgrades and school district water infrastructure improvement projects.

Below are the polling locations for Shamong:
• Districts 1, 3: Shamong Township municipal building, 105 Willow Grove Road

• Districts 2, 4: Lenape Regional High School District headquarters, 93 Willow Grove Road

Residents who are unsure of their polling location can call the Shamong Township Municipal Building at (609) 268–2377.