Election day in Voorhees 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 Voorhees Township can vote in races for Voorhees Township Committee, Voorhees Township School District Board of Education, Eastern Camden County Regional School District Board of Education, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Camden County Clerk.

Voters will also vote on a state public question.

For Voorhees Township Committee, one seat is up for grabs. Jacklyn Fetbroyt (D) is against Patricia Staton (I) for the seat of Committeeman Michael Friedman, who is not running for reelection.

For the two seats available for the Eastern Regional Board of Education representing Voorhees Township, incumbents Hilary Garr and Jude Brown are running uncontested.

For Voorhees School District, where there are three seats available, Dawn Wallace, Dana Galiano and John R. Schmus are running uncontested.

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 Voorhees Township:

District 1 – Ashland Church, 33 E. Evesham Road

District 2 – Kirkwood Fire Hall, 2002 Burnt Mill Road

District 3 – Kresson Fire Hall, 423 Cooper Road

District 4 – Yardley Commons, 209 Laurel Road

District 5 – Voorhees Town Center, 2400 Voorhees Town Center

District 6 – School Administration Building, 329 Route 73

District 7 – Barry Brown Health Education Center, 106 CarnieBlvd.

District 8- Meeting Place at Hope Church located at the corner of Centennial and Cooper, 500 Centennial Blvd.

District 9 – Kresson Fire Hall, 423 Cooper Road

District 10 – Lion’s Lake Community Center, 100 Dutchtown Road – Across from Virtua entrance

District 11- Hampton Inn Rt. 73, 320 Route 73

District 12 – Voorhees Town Hall, 2400 Voorhees Town Center

District 13 – Brendenwood Senior Care, 1 Brendenwood Drive

District 14 – School Administration Building, 329 Route 73

District 15 – Lion’s Lake Community Center, 100 Dutchtown Road

District 16 – Hampton Inn Rt. 73, 320 Route 73

District 17 – Centennial Mill Community Center, 35 Alyce Lane

District 18 – Kirkwood Fire Hall, 2002 Burnt Mill Road

District 19 – Lion’s Gate Community Center, 1100 Laurel Oak Road