Tabernacle Township election roundup

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

Residents of Tabernacle can vote in races for Tabernacle Township Council, Tabernacle and Lenape Regional boards of education, Burlington County Sheriff and Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

In the race for Tabernacle BOE, three candidates are vying for three seats: Megan Chamberlain, Victoria Shoemaker and Gail Corey.

In the race for the Tabernacle Township seat in the LRHSD BOE, incumbent Robert Bende is running for re-election.

In the race for two seats on Tabernacle Township Committee, the following candidates are running: Robert C. Sunbury Jr. (R) and Nancy K. McGinnis (R).

In the race for Burlington County Sheriff, four candidates are running for one seat: Anthony Basantis (D), Michael Ditzel (R), Erik Johnston and Robert Shapiro (Protecting Burlington’s Kids).

In the race for Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, two candidates are running for one seat: Linda Hynes (D) and Latham Tiver (R).

In the race for a two-year unexpired term for the Burlington Count Board of Chosen Freeholders, candidates Daniel O’Connell (D) and Lee Schneider (R) are in the running for the seat.

In the race for General Assembly in the ninth Legislative District, five candidates are running for two seats: Sarah J. Collins (D), Wayne Lewis (D), Brian E. Rumpf (R), DiAnne C. Gove (R) and Blayne Joseph Lavalle (I).

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 Tabernacle Township:

  • Districts 1 and 4 votes at the Emergency Services Building (134 New Road).
  • Districts 2, 3 and 5 at the fire house (76 Hawkin Road).