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Board of Education

Self-Eval Looming

September 18th’s Board of Education meeting featured an informal work session, designed for board self-evaluation and goal setting.

Ana McCarthy & Lily Wong are ready to make history, right here, right now in Bernards Township.

True Blue

Our Time Is NOW

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Candidate Forum

UPDATE: Unfortunately, the debate has been cancelled due our opponents claiming a conflict.

Elect Women NJ Endorsement!


Congratulations Ana & Lily! And many thanks @elect_women_nj for your generous support. Elect Women NJ, an organization focused on raising money to invest in strong, diverse women candidates in local races in New Jersey, released their endorsements for the 2023 election cycle today. They have awarded 33 endorsements to female-identifying candidates running for local office, […]


Something Tasty Is Coming

Please join our hosts Sarah and Marc Bonnefoi for a beautiful fall evening! Click for tickets!

Contentious topics include the rejected sociology texts, the new health curriculum, and more.

Board of Education

The Ongoing Discord

True Blue

True Blue: Bill Allen

At 94, Bill is a two-time Township Committee person, having served in the 1970s and again in the 1990s.

NJFDW Endorses McCarthy and Wong

Campaign News

The New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women has endorsed Ana Duarte McCarthy & Lily Wong.


SCFDW Endorses McCarthy and Wong

Somerset County Federation of Democratic Women (SCFDW) Endorses Bernards Township Committee Candidates Ana Duarte McCarthy and Lily Wong FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 11, 2023 The Somerset County Federation of Democratic Women is honored to endorse candidates Ana Duarte McCarthy and Lily Wong for Bernards Township Committee in the upcoming November 7, 2023, election. “Ana and Lily […]

Public questions were raised at the recent Board of Ed meeting regarding ongoing lawsuits.

Board of Education

Concerns Raised Over Lawsuits

True Blue

True Blue: Elizabeth Graner

Elizabeth Graner may no longer chair the BTDC, but she’s a powerhouse nonetheless.

Eyes Wide Open: 150 Allen Road


It’s time for Bernards Township residents to pay close attention to a new development trend that’s under way.

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The Bernards Township Democratic Committee (BTDC) is dedicated to making our town a better place to live and work, and to solving local issues with transparency, balance and compassion. The committee is made up of a diverse group of conscientious and engaged residents: men and women in our community, representing a broad range, among other attributes, of cultural backgrounds, races and ethnicities, religions, ages, education and professional experience. We offer Bernards Township another option at the polls for a new perspective on local government. We are dedicated to bringing a balanced democracy and transparency to the township committee. 

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