Articles Posted in the " election " Category



  • Reagan still matters

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot It’s been 26 years since Ronald Reagan left office. Yet, Reagan and his presidency still loom large. Reagan’s is the quintessential American story: Born in a small midwest town, he faced hardships early in life, struggled, held true to his values and became a spectacular success. Inspired by his father’s […]


  • Primary results from around New Jersey (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’re still waiting for results from some of the bigger must-watch races, Save Jerseyans, so as we languish without definitive information, here are the links to county clerk offices (for vote tabulations): Atlantic Gloucester Ocean Bergen Hudson Passaic Burlington Hunterdon Salem Camden Mercer Somerset Cape May Middlesex Sussex Cumberland […]


  • 2015 N.J. Assembly Race Ratings: Volume I

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog With the legislative elections fast approaching and Primary Day right around the corner, Save Jerseyans, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at just where we stand in our battle to reclaim the Assembly. It is going to an uphill battle, something I am sure […]


  • Understanding the Republican Party’s persistent age divide

    By James Pezzullo | The Save Jersey Blog For years, political pundits and prognosticators have been enraptured with the idea of a Republican party embroiled in a great civil war between the Tea Party and the party’s establishment. While this is another episode in a struggle both parties have faced for decades between their moderate […]


  • Desiderio, Pagliughi re-elected on the Jersey Cape

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Cape May County voters showed no signs of discontent with their local leadership at the polls on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans. In the resort town of Sea Isle (and your Blogger-in-Chief’s second home), Mayor Leonard Desiderio was reelected with 480 votes along with Councilmen William Kehner (462 votes) and Frank […]


  • Why UKIP’s fate matters to everyone

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Our friends across the pond head to the polls on Thursday for a historic, close election, Save Jerseyans. The blow-by-blow history of the UK Independent Party (or “UKIP”), one of the participating parties in this parliamentary battle, is a strange one and really not worth the long […]


  • MacArthur hits 2015 trail in Westampton

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His own election is still over a year away, Save Jerseyans, but with the DCCC actively targeting him again in 2016 (at least for now), freshman Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is doubling-down on his committment to being a party-builder in 2015. One focus? Westampton Townwship. Congressman […]



  • The New Face of the Brick Republican Team

    By William G. Kuncken | The Save Jersey Blog This year, Save Jerseyans, one of the most competitive elections in the state will be in Ocean County’s third largest municipality. Yes… in Ocean! Brick has been a bastion for Conservative politics on the state and federal level, strongly supporting Rep. Tom MacArthur, former Congressman Jon Runyan, […]



  • Assembly GOP bests Dems by filing candidates in all 40 districts

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Back in May 2008, the very first Save Jersey post complained about the number of legislative races that had been uncontested in recent cycles. Seven years later? Progress:  Assembly Republicans file candidates in every legislative district. Dems missing challengers in LD8 and 23. http://t.co/EHUY0NLoaR — Assembly Republicans […]