Governor Chris Christie votes in the General Election at the Emergency Services Building in Mendham, N.J. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
The unofficial results of the 2014 General Election will be posted as they come in tonight on the Monmouth County official website. (visitmonmouth.com - a link to the result is on the left side of the page.)
Polls close at 8:00 p.m.
The mid-term elections in Monmouth County, New Jersey will decide races for the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, and County Freeholder.
Additionally, Municipal races will decide Council and Committee seats and special municipal questions. Highlands has a special question today about moving their municipal elections to November. The town last year changed to a non-partisan form of municipal government which has elections in May.
There are two statewide questions.
One dealing with bail reform would change the constitutional right to bail, allowing judges to deny pre-trial release to defendants charged with serious crimes who are considered a danger, a flight risk or a threat to obstruct justice.
The other dedicating 4% of the Corporation Business Tax that's already set aside for environmental programs more specifically to land preservation. And beginning in July 2019, the amount of the tax dedicated to it would increase to 6 percent.