Articles Posted in the " North Jersey " Category


  • Bach backs Smith in Morris GOP Freeholder fight

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We have another endorsement in the bare-knuckle brawl that is this year’s open Morris County GOP freeholder primary, Save Jerseyans. “Deborah Smith has demonstrated a deep and longstanding commitment to the Second Amendment,” said Scott L. Bach, and influential member of New Jersey’s #2A community serving as ANJRPC Executive Director […]


  • Cesaro’s Morris team touts Rockaway mayor’s endorsement

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Mayor Michael Dachisen (R-Rockaway Township) is throwing in behind John Cesaro, Christine Myers, and Angelo Tedesco in this cycle’s contentious open GOP primary for Morris County Freeholder, Save Jerseyans. “I met John Cesaro four years ago and we just hit it off,” said Mayor Dachisen in a statement released by […]


  • Cesaro’s Morris team hits back, charges hypocrisy, but questions still remain

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog How is the Cesaro-Myers-Tedesco team running in Morris County’s open GOP primary reacting to the curious flood of Democrat money (you read a disturbing new wrinkle here on Wednesday) coming to their aid? Dismissing criticism as hypocrisy from “desperate” opponents. “Incumbent Freeholders Scappicchio and Krickus have accused me […]


  • UPDATE: N.J. Democrat money converges on the Morris GOP’s primary cycle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Plenty of stomach-churning campaign finance-related allegations have been thrown around in Morris County this primary season centering, specifically, on the open Republican county freeholder and Parsippany municipal primary contests. The problem, Save Jerseyans? As I’ve discussed with you before, the worst political allegations surround a D.C.-based Democrat Super PAC, […]


  • NJBIA PAC sides with Space and Phoebus in LD24 primary battle

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Another potent advocacy group is weighing into this cycle’s increasingly ugly LD24 GOP primary, Save Jerseyans. On Tuesday, incumbent Assemblyman Parker Space and his running mate, Freeholder Gail Phoebus, trumpeted the endorsement of the New Jersey Organization for a Better State (NEW JOBS), the political PAC of the New Jersey […]


  • The Real Campaign: LD2 GOP slate fires back at Sweeney

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblyman Chris Brown and Freeholder Will Pauls will face Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell on the LD2 ballot this fall, Save Jerseyans, but if we’re being honest, Senate President Steve Sweeney is the one that’s going to come in heavy and do everything he can (read: […]


  • LD24 primary campaign gets personal online

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Morris County proper isn’t the only place where Republicans are ripping each other apart limb-from-limb this primary cycle, Save Jerseyans. In solidly-red LD24, a battleground which includes one Morris municipality (Mt. Olive), former Green Mayor Marie Bilik and 23-year old Branchville resident Nathan Orr are trying to knock off the party-backed team of incumbent […]


  • REPORT: Scalia critiques Congress during Morristown visit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Supreme Court’s ranking conservative visited one of New Jersey’s most conservative counties on Friday, Save Jerseyans, and in characteristic fashion lambasted folks who he believes are mucking up the federal republic. Chief among them? Congress. “Once you get those people together, you never know what […]




  • #GrowTheGOP: Start ‘em young (as in Young Republicans)

    By Brian Goldberg | The Save Jersey Blog In politics, like business, one cannot stand still. Doing so allows the competition to move forward and leave you behind. As a party, we must therefore continually be looking to move forward, grow our base, and whenever possible, leave our competitors behind. It is the only way […]


  • In other news, Sharpe James accuses Supreme Court of racism

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog News of David Wildstein‘s pending guilty plea sucked all of the air out of the room on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, so in case you missed it on Tuesday afternoon, the New Jersey Supreme Court declined to take up former Newark Mayor Sharpe James‘s appeal in a case where a […]