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Ted Maciag Election Law news interview
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         As a leading New Jersey election lawyer for more than two decades, Ted Maciag has served as counsel in regulatory and litigation matters to REPUBLICAN, DEMOCRATIC, and INDEPENDENT candidates, campaign committees, and Federal, State, County and Municipal elected officials and election campaigns through the State of New Jersey, including N.J. state campaigns for President of the United States; for Governor of New Jersey; for United States Senate; for United States Congress; and for the New Jersey State Legislature. Experienced in ELECTION RECOUNT LAW, we have represented clients in election recounts at the gubernatorial, congressional, and municipal levels.
       Thaddeus R. Maciag, Esq. is an experienced Election Lawyer who has served as counsel in Federal, State, County and Municipal elections, and has argued landmark Election Law cases before The Supreme Court of New Jersey and the N.J. Appellate Division.  For direct web links to Ted Maciag's Election Law court decisions, click on: "Reported Court Decisions" at the let side of this page.
     Ted Maciag brings to his Election Law practice not only his legal and litigation experience in many election campaigns and election law litigation matters, but also his practical political experience as an elected official (he was Mayor of a New Jersey municipality); as a former Municipal Republican Chairman; in the Office of the Governor as a former Special Counsel to the Governor of New Jersey; and as a former Chief of Staff to a United States Congressman.
     Ted Maciag presently serves as Municipal Attorney and as Redevelopment Attorney for the Borough of Manville, Somerset County, N.J.  Ted Maciag's wide-ranging experience in Federal, State, County and Local government includes serving three years in senior positions in the Office of the Governor of N.J.; two years on Capitol Hill as Chief of Staff (A.A.) to a United States Congressman; as Special Counsel to a County Board of Freeholders, and as a Mayor and a Municipal Attorney (click on "Our Attorneys for more details) and has served as Election Law counsel to Republican, Democratic and Independent candidates in federal, state, county and municipal election campaigns, including appearing before the N.J. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, and Law Division in Election Law litigation. 

       In New Jersey Gubernatorial and U.S. Senate campaigns, Mr. Maciag has served as election law counsel to Kim Guadagno for Governor 2017; as assistant counsel to Chris Christie for Governor 2009, (and as a member of the Authorities Committee of the Transition Team of Governor-Elect Chris Christie (Nov. 2009 through Jan. 2010).   He served as statewide election law counsel to Tom Kean Jr. for U.S. Senate (2006); as statewide general counsel and N.J. Supreme Court litigation counsel to Bret Schundler for Governor 2005 and to Bret Schundler for Governor 2001 and as State Co-Chair of Lawyers for Schundler in both 2005 and 2001.  He was statewide election law counsel to Doug Forrester for U.S. Senate (2002), and as assistant counsel and Hudson County recount attorney to Tom Kean for Governor during New Jersey’s historic 30-day Kean-Florio gubernatorial recount in 1981.

Thaddeus R. Maciag's published court decisions in Election Law and related public policy issues include:

THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW JERSEY:Lance v. McGreevey, 180 N.J. 590, 853 A.2d 856 (2004);Schundler v. Donovan, Schundler v. Hogan, Forrester v. Donovan183 N.J. 383, 874 A.2d 506 (2005). NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION:Schundler v. Donovan, Schundler v. Hogan, Forrester v. Donovan,377 N.J.Super. 339, 872 A.2d 1092 (App. Div. 2005).

Ted Maciag has also served as counsel in election law matters to the N.J. operations of Mitt Romney for President (Romney/Ryan 2012), to Rick Santorum for President, to John McCain for President, and to Fred Thompson for President; to Mike Ferguson for U.S. Congress, Mike Pappas for U.S. Congress, Dick Zimmer for U.S. Congress, Troy Webster for Governor, Eck for U.S. Senate, to New Jersey State Legislature races, and in numerous local election law matters for County and Municipal candidates, Municipal Charter Change groups, Political Committees throughout New Jersey, and to community boards, condominium associations, and non-profit associations, including election law in the trial courts, the appellate courts, and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Ted Maciag has appeared before County Boards of Election, and has appeared in Court at the N.J. Supreme Court, Appellate Division and Law Division levels in candidate and political committee representation, and Election Law Litigation cases, including Election Recounts, Petition Challenges, Ballot Access, Municipal Charter Change, and Election Recounts, in Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union, Hudson,  Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren, Morris, Mercer, Middlesex, Union, Camden and Gloucester counties. Mr. Maciag has also represented clients in N.J. Superior Court Election Litigation and Election controversies involving Condominium Boards, Condominium Associations, Community Associations, and Non-Profit associations and organizations.   (For more information about the knowledge and experience we can offer in government-related legal matters, please go to "Our Attorneys" at the left side of this page) .