Articles Posted in the " convention " Category

  • Happy Constitution Day!

    By Rich Pezzullo | The Save Jersey Blog Constitution Day was created by Congress in 2004 to require that all schools which receive federal funding offer some type of “educational program” on the U.S. Constitution. Sept. 17 was chosen because it was the last session of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, during which the […]

  • Think the Trump Phenom is Unique? Think Again.

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Imagine this scenario: The Republican Party has lost two presidential elections in a row. The establishment leaders of the party are on the ropes. Among many potential GOP presidential candidates, none has ignited many sparks and none appears capable of assembling a majority. The party seems rudderless. On the other […]

  • #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 […]

  • I Told AC to Land a Comic Con! And it’s coming in May…

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, since I started writing about South Jersey job creation, and jobs for Atlantic City in particular, there has been one thing I’ve consistently said the beleaguered Boardwalk Empire needs to pursue: landing a Comic Con. Atlantic City wants to expand its convention business, and has been doing a […]

  • Dem 2016 Philly Confab Won’t Match GOP Legacy

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There’s much talk that the 2016 Democrat National Convention will be held in Philadelphia. Personally, I think Philly has the inside track. But, when it comes to holding conventions in Philadelphia, the Dems will have to go a long way to catch up with the GOP because Philly and the […]

  • McHose Successor Short List Update: Phoebus, Bilik Join Race

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a little update for you following the announcement of Alison McHose’s imminent departure from the legislature, Save Jerseyans: Add to our preliminary shortlist Sussex County Freeholder Gail Phoebus (R), whose term is up this upcoming December, and who may also be the front runner according to at […]

  • NJ Dems Push for an Article V Convention

    By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog Ever since the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Save Jerseyans, Democrats have criticized the role of Super PACs in politics, claiming that it is a way for evil rich guys like the Koch Brothers to spend unlimited amounts of money thus having too much […]

  • Davis Easily Reelected in Atlantic

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Heads up: All NJ GOP eyes are on Monmouth County tonight, Save Jerseyans, but about an hour further south on the G.S. Parkway, Atlantic County’s incumbent Republican Chairman Keith Davis cruised to victory tonight, elected unanimously to another term as head of the county GOP organization by 150+ present committee […]

  • Monmouth Chairman’s Race Endgame

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are runoff municipal elections today in Bayonne, Newark and Trenton on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, but no matter who ultimately prevails, the end result will be the same: The election of a liberal Democrat. Whoopie! So whatever. Republican leaders in Monmouth County are voting today; it’s a more interesting contest to […]

  • Kerry Just Said What They’re All Thinking

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog John Kerry is catching a lot of flack for calling Israel an “apartheid state” last week, Save Jerseyans. He deserves it. He’s an embarrassment to this country; has been since long before I was even born! But why is everyone out there in media land responding with surprise? Am I the only […]

  • Rooney to Address NJCR Convention

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog If you’re in Central Jersey this Saturday (March 29th), Save Jerseyans, then here’s a heads up: our Blogger-in-Chief is coming your way. Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney will address the New Jersey College Republican’s annual convention at Princeton University. Matt’s speech is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Other confirmed […]

  • Goldberg Wins Somerset Line

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 89 for Brian Goldberg and 55 for Murray Sabrin, Save Jerseyans, after two ballots at Tuesday night’s convention. Only Goldberg, Sabrin and Rich Pezzullo were in attendance among the 5-candidate field. Brian Goldberg has now claimed the county lines in Somerset, Ocean, Atlantic, Cumberland, Mercer, Passaic, and Essex counties, giving […]

  • Beck Backs Pezzullo

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Add state Senator Jennifer Beck to the list of Rich Pezzullo’s Monmouth supporters, Save Jerseyans. The campaign tells me that the Monmouth legislator will “second” his nomination at Saturday morning’s county convention. Pezzullo’s wife is slated to voice the initial nomination from the floor as Monmouth County committee members decide […]