Benson rules out run for Hamilton Mayor

Assemblyman Dan Benson isn’t eyeing a mayor at Hamilton’s mayorship. “No way,” Benson said when asked if he was considering such a run. “We have wonderful folks that are looking at it, and I'm looking forward to supporting the Democratic nominee and the eventual nominee.” Both Benson and his running mate Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo both live in Hamilton. The Republican mayor of Hamilton Township, Kelly Yaede, is up for re-election

Official CD3 votes tallies may not arrive until Thursday

Final vote tallies for the third congressional district, where Andy Kim leads Rep. Tom MacArthur by 3,424 votes, might not come out until Thursday. “They're hoping by the end of today they will have the provisionals counted. I'm thinking it's more likely tomorrow morning,” said Ocean County Clerk Scott Colabella said of his county’s Board of Elections. “But whenever they get that count, they'll notify us and we will update