Any time, in fact.
Yes, I know it’s a competitive federal race that was engendered by the tragic death of U.S. Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ) in March. His son subsequently won the county line in this Essex-dominated seat and is favored to win a close contest when the ballots are counted tonight. So what’s not to like in a story that has everything?
This blog is, and has always been, primarily interested in advancing pro-taxpayer, fiscally-conservative principles in New Jersey’s public discourse. Republican victory in nearby NJ-9 isn’t impossible, and the Clinton v. Obama dynamic has “pan-jersey” appeal. NJ-10 won’t be competitive in November under any scenario; it is, to quote an Essex Democrat interviewed in the NJ Today segment posted below, “a family fight.” Liberal on liberal violence, with campaigns focusing on parochial issues and name associations instead of any truly substantive policy differences.
So if you’re interested in this race, Save Jerseyans, the following YouTube clip is a nice little primer ahead of tonight’s results. I’ve got nothing else to say about it: