Local Elections

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Local elections directly impact the legislation, schools, and budget allocations of your community. Know your local government officials and the candidates who will be on the ballot this year. 

The Montgomery School District Board of Education, which includes Rocky Hill Borough, is made up of nine seats. Elected members serve three-year terms. Each January, the board elects a BOE president and vice president. 


Four candidates are running unopposed for four open seats (three 3-year terms and one unexpired 1-year term, in the general election on November 2. Read the profiles of all the candidates here.

The Montgomery Township Committee is made up of five committee members. The township committee members select a new mayor from amongst its members each January. The committee exercises all legislative power of the Montgomery Township, except matters of health, which are controlled by the Board of Health. 


Three candidates are vying for two seats on the committee. Read more here.

The Rocky Hill Borough Council includes the mayor, council president, and five council members. Two candidates are running unopposed for two open seats on the council. Read more here.

Somerset County is governed and managed by a Board of Commissioners. The board consists of five members. Two three-year-terms are up for election this year. 


Four candidates are running for two seats. Read more here.

Four candidates are running for two seats in the NJ General Assembly.  Read more here.

Two candidates are running to represent LD-16 in the NJ State Senate. Read more here.