Articles Posted in the " election " Category

  • Jersey City democracy is waiting on Fulop’s ambition

    By Giancarlo Ghione | The Save Jersey Blog Democracy: noun government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. If anyone was wondering what an ideal democracy looks like, Save Jerseyans, […]

  • DiSomma: sore loser Red Bank Dems “try to make 2+2=5”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite a historic albeit close loss on Election Day, Save Jerseyans, Red Bank Democrats (who’ve lost consecutive municipal elections in a clear rejection of their governing tenure by the voters) have decided to subject the borough to a recount ordeal. The chief culprit is 3-term Councilman Michael […]

  • OPINION: NJ GOP candidates can’t win without taking on the Democrats

    By Synnove Bakke | The Save Jersey Blog As reported by several news outlets this week, Senator Michael Doherty believes that had Republicans come out with a strong united message opposing the gas tax, those four devastating incumbent Assembly seat losses could’ve been avoided. As a candidate for Assembly this year, I spoke with Bill Spadea of 101.5 opposing […]

  • New Jersey Republican Election Day Blues

    By John Hartmann | The Save Jersey Blog ______ New Jersey Republican Election Day Blues I got no money to put up T.V. ads Our poll numbers are looking mighty bad I thought it would be helpful speaking the truth It’s about as useful as having one tooth My opponent the voters are about to […]

  • Christie ’09 alum points finger at Governor for Assembly losses

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog A veteran of the 2009 Christie campaign had harsh words for his former boss on Friday as Republicans across New Jersey continue to debate historic legislative losses. “Every electoral loss in South Jersey, including my friend Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, is courtesy of Governor Christie completely forgetting about […]

  • Prieto reveals why Democrats are destroying New Jersey in 28 words

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you STILL don’t know or understand why New Jersey is almost irreparably screwed up, and a strengthened Democrat legislative majority is only going to make it worse, all you need to do is check out this quote from a celebratory Speaker Vince Prieto over on He’s moving full-steam-ahead on the gas […]

  • OPINION: Yudin must resign having failed to unite the BCRO

    By Giancarlo Ghione | The Save Jersey Blog The Bergen County Republican Organization is in dire straits. The question of leadership is one that consumes most conversations when talking about the BCRO. Leaders do not point fingers and play the blame game but take responsibility at their faults. Uttering the words “I accept responsibility,” is not enough […]

  • Bramnick, Kean re-elected to leadership posts

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog On Thursday afternoon, notwithstanding the anticipated net loss of four Assembly seats in Tuesday’s legislative elections, Assembly Republican members unanimously to re-elected GOP Leader Jon Bramnick for a third term at the post. Assemblyman Dave Rible was re-upped as conference leader and Assemblyman Scott Rumana as the caucus whip, both also for […]

  • Gopal vs Beck in 2017?

    By Art Gallagher | From PolitickerNJ: Vin Gopal Long hailed as one of the most talented up and comers in New Jersey politics, the Monmouth County Democratic Chairman from Long Branch appears poised to run against state Senator Jen Beck (D-11) in 2017. Beck will be a very tough out, but Gopal is a […]

  • 31-year-old Republican Jesse Kurtz wins A.C. council race

    By William G. Kuncken | The Save Jersey Blog Two years ago, Save Jerseyans, Atlantic City elected its first Republican mayor in over two decades despite a 10-1 registration disadvantage: Don Guardian. This year, the struggling oceanfront resort decided it was time for further reform and elected Jesse O’Leary Kurtz to Council with a 70%+ majority vote in […]

  • Rooney on NJ 101.5 Radio: Stop blaming the map for NJ GOP losses

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The morning after a brutal defeat for the New Jersey Assembly GOP caucus, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney returned to NJ 101.5 for Friday morning drive time to discuss the results with host Bill Spadea and get to the why behind Election 2015’s results… LISTEN: “I think that […]

  • The definitive recap of Bergen’s Election 2015

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s dive right in, Save Jerseyans… #1 – District 36 Got Even More Republican Locally While things were dicey across the county, Republicans once again exceeded expectations in District 36, sweeping all the competitive races.  The surprise of the night came in Wallington where two Republican challengers […]