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Governor swears in Montclair’s new mayor

Gov. Phil Murphy was a special guest in Montclair today, swearing in Sean Spiller as Montclair’s next mayor.

In Brief: Montclair’s new council sworn in on July 1

The new Township Council will be sworn in on July 1.

Judge denies injunction to postpone July 1 swearing in of Montclair’s new council

Montclair’s swearing-in of its new mayor and council will take place on July 1 as planned.

Baskerville, 14 residents file suit seeking ballot count of rejected votes

Fifteen Montclair residents, including mayoral candidate Renee Baskerville, have filed a complaint asking Essex County officials to count every vote they received in Montclair’s mail-in-only municipal election last month.

Judge denies town’s request to dissolve rent control stay, referendum petition launched

A motion by the township to dissolve a temporary stay on the newly approved rent-control ordinance has been denied.

Montclair’s mail-in balloting process undergoing sharp scrutiny

Montclair could be a testing ground for maintaining the democratic process when voters can’t leave their homes to head to the polls during an election.

Election results final with Spiller winning mayoral seat

The certified vote tally for Montclair’s 2020 municipal election shows Sean Spiller with a 195-vote win over Renee Baskerville in the race for mayor, according to the Essex County clerk’s office.

Montclair election results: Spiller ahead of Baskerville by 195 votes

by JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe updated vote tally for Montclair’s 2020 municipal election shows Sean Spiller with an unofficial 195-vote win over Renee Baskerville in the race for mayor, according to the Essex County clerk’s...

Montclair council pushes for rent freeze

Pointing to the COVID-19 crisis and the economic instability it has wrought, Montclair’s mayor and council are moving to put a temporary moratorium on rent increases.

Montclair Votes 2020: Montclair Local’s election information hub

Montclair’s 2020 municipal elections will take place — by mail-in ballot only due to the COVID-19 pandemic — through Tuesday, May 12. Ballots were mailed out to registered voters last month. If you are...