Garden State residents head to the polls today to cast their votes for U.S. Senate and House of Representative, as well as a number of county and local races.

In New Jersey, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D), right, is being challenged by Republican Jeffrey Bell, left. (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

Here is a quick guide:

Q. What times are the polls open?

A. From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Q. How do I find my polling place? Who do I contact if I'm having a problem voting?

A. Visit NJ's voter information page: http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voting-information-voting.html or call the State Division of Elections at 609-292-3760.

TOP OF THE BALLOT AT A GLANCE:

United States Senate: *Denotes incumbent

  • Cory Booker* - Democrat
  • Jeff Bell - Republican
  • Joseph Baratelli - Libertarian
  • Jeff Boss - Independent
  • Eugene Martin Lavergne - D-R Party
  • Antonio Sabas - Independent
  • Hank Schroeder - Economic Growth

U.S. House of Representatives District 1:

  • Garry Cobb - Republican
  • Donald W. Norcross - Democrat
  • Mike Berman - Of the People
  • Margaret Chapman - Change is Needed
  • Donald E. Letton - D-R Party
  • Robert Shapiro - Stop Boss Politics
  • Scot John Tomaszewski - We Deserve Better

U.S. House of Representatives District 2

  • Frank Lobiondo* - Republican
  • William J. Hughes Jr. - Democrat
  • Bayode Olabisi - Independent
  • Constantino Rozzo - American Labor Party
  • Alexander H. Spano - D-R Party
  • Gary Stein - Independent

U.S. House of Representatives District 3

  • Aimee Belgard - Democrat
  • Tom MacArthur - Republican
  • Frederick John Lavergne - D-R Party

U.S. House of Representatives District 4

  • Christopher H. Smith - Republican
  • Ruben Scolavino - Democrat
  • Scott Neuman - D-R Party

U.S. House of Representatives District 5

  • Scott Garrett* - Republican
  • Roy Cho - Democrat
  • Mark D. Quick - For Americans

U.S. House of Representatives District 6

  • Frank Pallone Jr.* - Democrat
  • Anthony E. Wilkinson - Republican
  • Dorit Goikhman - Libertarian 

U.S. House of Representatives District 7

  • Leonard Lance* - Republican
  • Janice Kovach - Democrat
  • James Gawron - Libertarian

U.S. House of Representatives District 8

  • Albio Sires* - Democrat
  • Jude Anthony Tiscornia - Republican
  • Pablo Olivera - Wake Up USA
  • Herbert H. Shar - Politicians are Crooks
  • Robert Thorne - Truth Needed

U.S. House of Representatives District 9

  • Bill Pascrell Jr.* - Democrat
  • Dierdre G. Paul - Republican
  • Nestor Montilla - Seeking Inclusion

U.S. House of Representatives District 10

  • Donald Payne Jr.* - Democrat
  • Yolanda Dentley - Republican
  • Dark Angel - Future Vision
  • Gwendolyn A. Franklin - Bullying Breaks Hearts

U.S. House of Representatives District 11

  • Rodney P. Frelinghuysen* - Republican
  • Mark Dunec - Democrat

U.S. House of Representatives District 12

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman - Democrat
  • Alieta Eck - Republican
  • Allen J. Cannon - D-R Party
  • Kenneth J. Cody - Truth Vision-Hope
  • Don Dezarn - Legalize Marijuana Party
  • Jack Freudenheim - Start the Conversation
  • Steven Welzer - Green Party
FREEHOLDER RACES
Camden County: 

  • Louis Cappelli, Jr.
  • Gary C. Frazier Jr.
  • Theodore “Teddy” M. Liddell
  • Scot N. McCray
  • Kimone Smith

Cumberland County:

  •  Louise T. Bertacchi
  • Carman Daddario
  • Carlos A. Mercado Jr
  • Carol Musso
  • Donna M. Pearson
  • James Sauro
  • Timothy C. Zoyac

Essex County:

  •  Ricardo Alonso
  • John Anello
  • Ryan Funsch
  • Brenda W. Gill
  • Rufus I. Johnson
  • Lebby C. Jones
  • John V. Kelly, III
  • Adam Kraemer
  • Patricia Sebold
  • Cynthia Toro

Hudson County:

  • Francis Bruno
  • Odemaris Ramirez
  • Anthony P. Vainieri

Mercer County:

  • John A. Cimino
  • Andrew P. Curcio
  • Bhanu “Sunny” Kirpalani
  • Lucylle RS Walter
  • Steven J. Uccio

Middlesex County:

  • Carol Barrett
  • Stephanie M. Barrfalvi
  • Richard P. Greene
  • Charles Tomoro

Monmouth County:

  • Lillian G. Burry
  • Joe Grillo
  • Larry Luttrell
  • Gary J. RIch

Ocean County

  • Tracy M. Caprioni
  • Brian Pizza
  • Timothy E. Ryan
  • Joe Vicari

Passaic County:

  • Theordore TJ Best Jr.
  • John F. Cap
  • Claudia Chavez
  • Bruce James
  • Sami Merhi

Union County:

  • Elyse Bochicchio Medved
  • Linda S. Carter
  • Ellen K. Dickson
  • Brian T. Flanagan
  • Bette Jane Kowalski
  • Daniel P. Sullivan

PUBLIC QUESTIONS:

Question 1 - Bail reform:

New Jersey's constitutional right to bail would change, allowing judges to deny bail for defendants who are being charged with certain violent crimes. Constitutional Amendment to Allow a Court to Order Pretrial Detention of a Person In a Criminal Case.

Question 2 - Open space:

Constitutional amendment dedicating state funds to be used for open space, farmland and historic preservation. It would also change existing dedication for water programs, hazardous site cleanups and underground storage tanks.

 

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