Articles Posted in the " election " Category

  • Is Marlboro in play?

    By Art Gallagher | Labor Day is still a week off, but the political season is already underway in the most unlikely place; Marlboro Township where Democratic incumbents Mayor Jon Hornik and Councilwoman Randi Marder are running for their third terms with newcomer, Councilman Mike Scalea who is running for his first full term […]

  • Bramnick renews call for media-scheduled legislative debates

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick is renewing his request for 2015 legislative debates by calling on the media (again) to schedule them, Save Jerseyans. “The state assembly plays a vital role as a policy making institution in New Jersey,” said Bramnick in a statement released Saturday morning. “I […]

  • 11 reasons NOT to vote in November

    By Synnove Bakke | The Save Jersey Blog 1. You simply LOVE how high your property taxes are. 2. You don’t care if NJ’s debt is so unsustainable and high that it’ll be on the backs of your children to pay back in form of even HIGHER taxes. 3. You don’t care that your children […]

  • 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 […]