Articles Posted in the " GOP " Category

  • Christie: “Send me a Republican Legislature”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog As legislative candidates race to Trenton and file their petitions before today’s deadline, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie’s NJ GOP is raising money online with a simple message: Give him a Republican legislature in 2015. “With the entire New Jersey Assembly up for re-election this year, we finally […]


  • LD2 in 2015: What to watch on the ground

    By Irwin Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog The players are set in LD2, Save Jerseyans. (FYI – check out my LD1 overview if you missed it last week). On the Republican side, Assemblyman Chris Brown will be running with Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls to take back the seat John Amodeo lost in 2013. […]


  • LoBiondo casts sole N.J. GOP “No” vote on House Budget

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If there’s ever a sole dissent vote on the GOP side of the aisle from New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, it’s usually Scott Garrett.  Not on Wednesday. Do you recognize a name from this list of 17 Republicans, an eclectic mix of conservatives and not-so-conservatives? 1. Justin Amash […]


  • Court stops Rumana and Russo from running on party line (for now)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Have you been following this one, Save Jerseyans? I suspect not unless you’re a party insider or a Passaic/Bergen area politico. The gist: two veteran incumbent Republican legislators aren’t officially endorsed by the Passiac GOP as of this writing despite a vote by county committee to do […]


  • Matt Gilson’s 70-Town Tour of Bergen County’s GOP

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Regular readers know how we like to keep you up-to-date on candidates, leaders, and friends of Save Jersey (most of whom are under 40) doing big things in Garden State politics. If we’re ever going to “save” this state, folks, these individuals are going to have to play […]


  • PPP Poll: Christie now tied with Ted Cruz

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Not great news for Governor Christie in the polling department following Tuesday’s unconventional budget address, Save Jerseyans. A PPP (D) national GOP primary poll found that “Chris Christie just keeps on becoming more and more unpopular with Republican voters. Only 28% rate him favorably to 45% who have […]


  • The GOP Gubernatorial (and LG) Contenders

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s EARLY, I know, but as Chris Christie continues to build towards something (what? you can’t see, but I’m shrugging), I thought it might be worth talking to you about some of the names that came up most frequently over drinks and gossip in Atlantic City last […]


  • Major Democrat defection in South Jersey

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Demographics be damned? The Burlington County Democrat Party continues to decline a full 5+ years after the departure of former Chairman Rick Perr, Save Jerseyans. The latest blow: on Wednesday, Burlington Mayor Dr. James A. Fazzone switched his party affiliation to the Republican Party. Significantly, Fazzone is seeking reelection in November […]


  • 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 […]


  • Rooney at the Borgata: “Bramnick has stepped up”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s more mainstream media coverage of Monday’s big event in A.C., Save Jerseyans, featuring our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney: “We’re beginning the transition to the post-Christie era,” Matt Rooney, editor of the conservative blog Save Jersey, said in an interview. He said the party had begun to coalesce […]


  • Big Winner of A.C. GOP Fest? Chris Brown (VIDEO)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s one of our favorite New Jersey legislators, Save Jerseyans, and as the Assembly GOP’s decision to throw a de facto statewide convention in his backyard clearly demonstrated, Chris Brown (R-2) is one of Election 2015’s most important players. We caught up with him outside the Main […]


  • Party of the Night: Water Club Cocktail Reception

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog After the speeches were over and the buses began rolling out, Save Jerseyans, the after party to make at Monday’s Statewide GOP Event in Atlantic City was poolside at the Water Club. “It was a great way to cap off the energy for the entire day,” Essex […]


  • Rooney: “It’s the beginning of a transition”

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Monday’s Statewide Republican Event in Atlantic City was historic, Save Jerseyans. And our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney thinks it also represents a turning point in the history of the NJ GOP: “It’s the beginning of a transition,” said Matt Rooney, a lawyer and conservative blogger who founded SaveJersey.com. […]