As we look ahead to November’s elections, East Brunswick Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.
- Township Council: Incumbent Democrats Nancy Pinkin and Denise Contrino will face Republican challengers Jim Johnson and Synnove Bakke.
- Mayor: Democratic Mayor David Stahl will face a challenge by Republican Eugene DeMarco.
- Board of Chosen Freeholders: Incumbent Democratic Freeholders H. James Polos and Ronald Rios will face Republican challengers Abrar "Sam" Khan and Roger W. Daley for two, three-year terms
- 12th Congressional District: Incumbent Rush Holt (D), who has been in office since 1998, will take on Republican challenger Eric Beck.
- U.S. Senate: U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D), the junior United States Senator from New Jersey who was first appointed in 2006 to fill Jon Corzine's seat, takes on Republican challenger Joe Kyrillos, who easily defeated three opponents in the primary.
- U.S. President: President Barack Obama will presumptively face former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a campaign that has already focused heavily on the economy and job growth.