Thursday, December 20, 2012
NJ Spotlight Interactive Map shows Short Hills residents contributed more to governor's campaign while Millburn gave more money for Obama's re-election.
Although New Jersey residents shelled out $1.3 million more to President Obama's re-election campaign, Short Hills supported former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with more than $500,000 in contributions, according to a new interactive map released. The map, compiled by NJ Spotlight from an analysis of Federal Election Commission data, breaks down the number and amount of contributions by zip code. Each zip code is colored red, Republican, or blue, Democrat, depending on which party received the most in contributions. For the Short Hills zip code, 07078, the map shows residents gave Romney's campaign $522,487 in 464 contributions. While Millburn, 07041, gave significantly less to the former Massachusetts governor's campaign, $25,045, it…
Monday, October 15, 2012
Millburn-Short Hills residents are welcome to watch second Obama and Romney debate on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Join Patch on Tuesday, Oct. 16 for a presidential debate viewing party at The Cloverleaf Tavern, 395 Bloomfield Ave., in Caldwell. You will have the chance to share your views on how the candidates' remarks addressed the issues you care about. We're seeking Democrats and Republicans, undecided voters, small business owners, civic-minded citizens and those interested in the political process. The event begins at 8 p.m. in the second floor private room. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are scheduled to debate at 9 p.m., and afterward Patch editors will talk with groups of attendees regarding their impression of the debate. You can RSVP to the event on Facebook. If you are unable to attend but want to join in a discussion during the debate, we…
Monday, October 8, 2012
Hey Millburn, if you have a question for the Obama and Romney, submit it in the comments section below and it could be asked during the televised Oct. 16 Town Hall Presidential Debate.
Monday, October 8, 2012
If last Wednesday’s presidential debate left you with more questions than answers, here’s your chance for the presidential candidates to address the issues that most matter to you. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates. All you have to do is post your question in the comments section below and we’ll send it to the Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is partnering with Patch's parent company Aol, along with Google and Yahoo, to take questions from web users across the country. Don’t …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney will be held Oct. 3 at 9 p.m.
TV Channels Broadcasting Live: FOX 5, NBC (11 Alive), CBS, ABC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN. Comic Relief: Name-calling debate on YouTube, New York Times cartoon, Democalypse 2012 from The Daily Show, Obama vs. Romney on SNL Topic: Domestic policy Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Easter Standard Time Location: University of Denver in Denver, Colorado (Tickets) Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney Moderator: Jim Lehrer (Host of NewsHour on PBS) The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks before the debate. The moderator will open each segment with a …