Election day in Gloucester Township

Tuesday, Nov. 5 is Election Day in New Jersey, with polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 5 is Election Day in New Jersey, with polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Residents of Gloucester Township can vote in races for Gloucester Township Council, Gloucester Township School District Board of Education, Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Camden County Clerk.

Voters will also vote on a state public question.

In the race for the four open seats for Gloucester Township Council, incumbents Orlando Mercado (D), Tracey Trotto (D), Michael Mignone (D) and Andrea Stubbs (D) are up against challengers Joseph Damico III (R) and Edward Small (R).

For the race for Gloucester Township Board of Education, there is one open seat for a two-year unexpired term when Brian Hammell is the lone listed candidate. Meanwhile, the three open seats for the three-year terms have eight seats on the ballot. Matthew Elliott Wilson, Victoria Smith and Joanne Rossell are running together under the affiliation of ‘Putting Children First.’ Incumbent Jennifer O’Donnell (Tired of Corruption) is also on the ballot. Linda Gilch, Ellen Reese, Robert Strong and Martita Diamond are also running for the open seats.

For the one open seat of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education representing Gloucester Township, Marguerite Mulvan opposes Kevin McElroy (Putting Children First).

When electing candidates to the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, voters will have a choice of Melinda Kane (D) and Keith Cybulski (R) for an unexpired term, while Edward McDonnell (D) and Carmen Rodriguez (D) face off against Claire Gustafson (R) and Nicole Nance (R) for the other two open seats.

The county clerk election is between Joseph Ripa (D) and Roy Gustafson (R).

For the state question on this year’s ballot, voters will choose either “yes” or “no” on a constitutional amendment to give certain veterans’ benefits to residents of continuing care retirement communities. The proposed amendment would allow eligible veterans who live in such retirement communities to receive the same $250 tax deduction as veterans who live in private residences.

Below are the polling locations for Gloucester Township:
District 1: Glendora Fire Company – 29 Seventh Ave (Use 8th Ave Entrance)

District 2: Chews United Methodist Church – 319 Black Horse Pike

District 3: Our Lady of Hope Community Center – 701 Little Gloucester Road

District 4: Blenheim Fire Company – 34 Almonesson Rd

District 5: Palace Caterers – Black Horse Pike & Church Street Blackwood

District 6: Camden County Emergency Training Center – 420 Woodbury Turnersville Rd

District 7: Gloucester Township Library – 15 South Black Horse Pike

District 8: Erial Fire Company  – 1946 Williamstown Road

District 9: Stetser LaMartine American Legion – Lower Landing & Chews Landing Roads

District 10: Camden County Emergency Training Center – 420 N. Woodbury-Turnersville Rd

District 11: Chews Landing Fire Company – 43 Somerdale Rd

District 12: Municipal Building – 1261 Chews Landing Road Council Room

District 13: Stetser Lamartine American Legion – Lower Landing & Chews Landing

District 14: Gloucester Township Recreation Ctr – 80 Broadacres Dr.

District 15: Gloucester Township Senior Center -1261 Chews Landing Rd.

(Next to Municipal Building)

District 16: Chews Landing Fire Company – 43 Somerdale Rd

District 17: Charles W. Lewis School – Library 875 Erial Rd

District 18: Timber Creek High School – 501 Jarvis Rd Aux Gym

District 19: Camden County Technical School – 343 Berlin-Cross Keys Road

District 20: Point Ariel Park Community Center – Erial & Little Mill Rds

District 21: Chews Landing Fire Company – 43 Somerdale Road

District 22: Chews United Methodist Church – 319 Black Horse Pike

District 23: Gloucester Twp Recreation Center – 80 Broadacres Dr

District 24: Our Lady of Hope Community Center – 701 Little Gloucester Road

District 25: Municipal Building – 1261 Chews Landing Rd Council Room

District 26: Chews Landing Fire Company – 43 Somerdale Rd

District 27: Gloucester Twp Recreation Center – 80 Broadacres Dr

District 28: Gloucester Twp Recreation Center – 80 Broadacres Dr

District 29: Ann Mullen School – 1400 Sicklerville Rd (Library)

District 30: Point Ariel Park Community Center – Erial & Little Mill Rds

District 31: James Lilly School – 1275 Williamstown Rd Gym

District 32: Erial Fire Company – 1946 Williamstown Road

District 33: Timber Creek High School – 501 Jarvis Rd Aux. Gym

District 34: Camden County Vo-Tech School – 343 Berlin Cross-Keys Rd Conference Center (Formerly Retail Center)

District 35: Ann Mullen School – 1400 Sicklerville Rd (Library)

District 36: James Lilly School – 1275 Williamstown Rd Gym

District 37: Gloucester Township Senior Center – 1261 Chews Landing Rd.

(Next to Municipal Building)

District 38: Charles W. Lewis School – Library 875 Erial Rd

District 39: Erial Fire Company – 1946 Williamstown Road

District 40: Our Lady of Hope Community Center – 701 Little Gloucester Road