Holmdel 2012 Election Guide
Here are the candidates seeking office in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election.
Due to issues related to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, adjustments to voting locations were necessary.
- Voting for districts 1,2, and 3 will be at Town Hall.
- Voting for districts 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 will be at the Commons at Holmdel High School.
Questions? Call 732-946-2820 x 1212 for information
- Holmdel Board of Education: Five candidates are vying for three open seats on the Holmdel Board of Education in November. They are: Joseph D. Hammer, incumbent Chiung-Yin Cheng Liu, John A. Martinez, Peter Reddy, and incumbent Robin Wetmore. (Jennifer Rainess has withdrawn her bid.)
- Holmdel Township Committee: Democrat Lawrence Luttrell will face Republican Tom Critelli for a 3-year term. Democrat Mark Levinson will race against Republican Joe Ponisi for an unexpired 1-year term.
- Monmouth County Freeholders: Voters will fill one three-year term, with Republican incumbent John Curley facing Democratic challenger William Shea, who was defeated in his freeholder bid in 2011. Incumbent Republican Freehold Serena DiMaso of Holmdel will seek a one-year, unexpired term. DiMaso faces Democratic challenger Kevin Lavan of Hazlet.
- 4th Congressional District: After the recent redistricting, Holmdel Township is moving from the 12th Congressional District to the 4th Congressional District. Voters will choose between Christopher Smith (R) incumbent, Brian Froelich (D) challenger, and Leonard P. Marshall.
- 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.