Mayor Jason Karr
Mayor Jason Karr has ably represented Morris Plains residents since 2007 and is the longest serving Democrat in the history of the Borough. He was sworn in as mayor of Morris Plains on January 3, 2019. Previously, he served as Councilman in the following roles: as Council President (2010 & 2015); as Chair of the Public Welfare, Sanitation and Sewers Committee; as Chair of the  Finance Committee (2010 - 2019); and as a member of the Morris Plains Affordable Housing and the Shared Services Committees.

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Contact Mayor Karr here.

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Councilmember Joan Goddard

Councilwoman since January 2019, Joan Goddard is the Council's Chair of the Public Health, Sanitation and Sewers Committee and is the Council liaison to the Board of Health, Municipal Alliance Committee and the Teen Center Committtee. She oversees on behalf of the Council the borough's sanitation, recycling, Clean Communities, sewer contracts, dog warden service and garbage collection activities.

Contact Councilmember Goodard here.

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Councilmember Nancy Verga

Councilwoman since January 2020, Nancy Verga is the Council's Chair of the Ordinance and Public Utilities Committee and is the Council's liaison to Planning Board and the Board of Adjustment. She works with the  Zoning Officer, Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Fire-Sub-Code Officials, and oversees on behalf of the Council the borough's ordinances, street lights, electricity, water, telephone and cable TV.


Contact Councilmember Verga here.


Christine Clarke
Candidate for NJ Senate
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Melissa Brown Blaeuer & Pamela Fadden
Candidates for NJ Assembly
Thomas "T.C." McCourt, Dina Mikulka & Aaron "A.J." Oliver
Candidates for Morris County Commissioner
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Re-elect Governor Phil Murphy

View the records of Republicans Jack Ciattarelli for Governor, Senator Joe Pinnacchio and Assemblyman Jay Webber at


2021 General Election Deadlines

  • Commencement of Mailing Mail-In Ballots -Saturday, September 18

  • Voter Registration Deadline - Tuesday, October 12

  • Mailing of Sample Ballots - Wednesday, October 20

  • Early Voting Period - Saturday, October 23 - Sunday, October 31

  • Election Day - Tuesday, November 2

  • Mail-In Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, Tuesday, November 2nd, and received no later than Monday, November 8th