Articles Posted in the " North Jersey " Category

  • REPORT: LD38’s Cappola exits race

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The hits just keep on coming for NJ GOP’ers, Save Jerseyans. PolitickerNJ‘s JT Aregood reports that Cappola’s somewhat compulsory decision came about, allegedly, “after a book written by Cappola came to light, revealing inflammatory statements that could be interpreted as anti-semitic.” The shocking news represents a serious setback for Assembly Republicans […]

  • A local look at LD38’s Election 2015

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog All politics is local, Save Jerseyans, and even assembly races can be broken down by looking at what is going on with the municipal elections that shape the district. As District 38 heats up over the next few weeks, here is a check-up on what is going on […]

  • LD27 Democrats Jasey, McKeon No-Show at Livingston Debate

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog About 100 LD27 residents showed up to watch the League of Women Voters host an Assembly debate at the Livingston Community Center on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans.  But incumbent Democrats Mila Jasey and John McKeon had other plans. Or so they told the LWV at the last minute […]

  • Assembly hopeful falls for Facebook hoax (and reminds us why Trenton is in crisis)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog After this June’s primary results were in and tabulated, Save Jerseyans, someone over at the campaign of Democrat Assembly nominee Angela McKnight of the deep-blue 31st legislative district took to Facebook and congratulated the victorious ticket with some awfully presumptive language: We are proud to work with and for the 31st Legislative […]

  • Fulop isn’t paying for gender reassignment surgery. You are.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steven Fulop earned the adulation of media outlets and liberal activists this week for announcing that Jersey City will henceforth cover the gender reassignment surgical bills for its public employees. We can spend all day debating the scientific and moral issues at play here, Save Jerseyans, but it’s Saturday. I’m not […]

  • Bergen Democrats’ minimum wage hypocrisy on full display in LD36

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Mondays can be a little harsh and humorless, Save Jerseyans, so if you need a little pick-me-up, please enjoy the Democrat Party’s latest hypocrisy courtesy of the LD36/Bergen County!  Last month, the Bergen County Democratic ticket attended a rally in force for the “Fight for 15!” minimum […]

  • Labor Day: Bergen Republicans work Rutherford Street Fair

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Labor Day begins the political season in earnest, Save Jerseyans, when the average voter begins to start paying attention or perhaps at least first learns that we will once again have an election this fall. In Bergen County, that tradition begins with the Rutherford Street Fair as […]

  • Bogota’s Kelemen wins Save Jersey ‘Best Bergen Mayor’ poll

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog That’s it. Nearly 2,500 voters have spoken in our online poll, Save Jerseyans, and Mayor Chris Kelemen of Bogota has been chosen by our readers as “Best in Bergen.”   Throughout multiple rounds of voting, the attention garnered by the poll was staggering and the things we learned about […]

  • FINAL ROUND: Who is Bergen’s best GOP mayor?

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog The big moment has arrived, Save Jerseyans. After four rounds (over two weeks) of regional online polling and well over 1,000 (!) ballots cast, we’ve winnowed the list down to seven finalists… A quick word about the methodology: we had originally planned to pick the top two mayoral […]

  • Round #4: Who is Northwest Bergen’s best GOP mayor?

    By Matt Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog The freeholder contest will naturally get most of the attention, Save Jerseyans, but in Bergen County this fall, no less than 40 of the 70 towns in New Jersey’s most populous county will hold mayoral elections. We’re checking to see how the Republican team is performing region-by-region. Hundreds […]