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  • College Student Tackles Bayonne Politics

    Bayonne Council Candidate Herrera Would ‘Travel’ From DC If Elected By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog 21 year-old Bayonne First Ward Council candidate Daniel A. Herrera says that he and his running mates want to “change the local politics, because if you want to influence the national politics, it starts at the local level.” A junior at […]


  • Lagana Replaces Wagner

    By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog On Thursday night in North Jersey, Save Jerseyans, the District 38 Democratic Committee nominated Paramus Council President Joseph Lagana to replace outgoing Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, an incumbent who is not seeking reelection to spend more time with her family.  The committee could not muster a quorum the previous week.   […]


  • Potential LD38 Dem Candidates

    By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Incumbent Democrat Connie Wagner has made the move to step aside in favor of a new face in District 38, Save Jerseyans. Sources close to Wagner who spoke to Save Jersey are saying that she is making the move “to spend time with her family.” A new Democrat nominee will […]


  • The New Face of NJCR’s

    Meet the New Jersey College Republicans’ Diverse New Leadership for 2013 By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Earlier last week, Save Jerseyans, I had the chance to meet up with the newly-elected Chairman and Co-Chairwoman of the New Jersey College Republicans, Felix Marte and Christina Catalano.  We discussed how they came to be involved in politics, […]


  • Still No Plan from Buono

    By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Campaign ads are a lot like zucchinis, Save Jerseyans: they reveal a lot, but often not everything. Nevertheless, in her first slew of campaign 2013 ads (mostly online-only ones), Barbara Buono has done little but attack Governor Christie and, in her most recent release, educated the public on how to […]


  • What Does Sanford Say About 2014?

    By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Way down in the Palmetto, State Save Jerseyans, former Governor Mark Sanford is taking his seat in South Carolina’s First Congressional District, the same seat he occupied before assuming that state’s Governor’s mansion for two terms.  He defeated businesswoman Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, brother of Stephen Colbert, resident of Montclair who is […]


  • Donovan Back at the Reins

    After Prolonged Health Scare, Bergen’s GOP County Executive Returns to Work By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog This week marked an emotional return for Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan who had been hospitalized for back pain and subsequently in upstate New York for therapy. County Administrator Ed Trawinski and Chief of Staff Jeanne Baratta have been […]


  • Save Jersey at Bergenfield Town Hall

    GOP Governor Holds 106th Town Hall Meeting in Bergen County By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Follow us on @SaveJersey and @JamesGBeattie this afternoon as @GovChristie visits St. John the Evangelist, Bergenfield for a town hall meeting, Save Jerseyans. A number of topics could easily come up as New Jerseyans from far and wide take to […]


  • Cold and Detached

    A Quick Look at President Obama’s Less-Than-Presidental Behavior This Week By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog If you needed proof that our President was cold and detached from whom the people he has sworn to protect, look no further than the sad excuse for a press conference he had in reaction to the Amendment to the […]


  • A Debate ‘Til the End

    As the Thatcher Funeral Nears, the Iron Lady’s Passing Continues to Catalyze Strong Reactions By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog We will lay to rest a truly great “iron” lady on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, who once said of Parliament, “I love argument. I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with […]


  • Passaic GOP Sheriff Primary

    Feenan Must First Face Ciser for a Chance to Challenge the Democrat Incumbent By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Earlier this year, Save Jerseyans, we told you about the Passaic County Sheriff race as Republicans searched for a candidate to challenge incumbent Sheriff Richard Berdnik. Frank Feenan, formerly of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, emerged early […]


  • McGreevey Documentary Review

    ‘Fall to Grace’ is an Incomplete Tale By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog Years after the downfall of his less-than-inspiring governorship, Jim McGreevey is the star of an all new HBO documentary “Fall to Grace” that premiered on the network last Thursday. The documentary was filmed by the daughter of Nancy Pelosi, Alexandra Pelosi, and follows […]


  • Defeating CJC with Conversion Therapy

    Democrats Rely On Old Tricks Instead of Pocketbook Issues to Battle Christie Campaign By James Beattie | The Save Jersey Blog During the 2012 campaign, Save Jerseyans, we observed Democratic operatives expertly developing divisive stories and messages surrounding social issues to discredit Mitt Romney and his leadership in his campaign for the White House. And it worked. The […]