With available evidence suggesting that his name recognition-generated early advantage is fading in the face of a $2 million counterattack from the campaign of primary opponent Tom MacArthur, Save Jerseyans, and facing the threat of legal action for controversial statements related to MacArthur’s former career, former Mayor Steve Lonegan is leaning on a favorite Christie tactic to maximize exposure: the town hall.
His campaign announced two upcoming events over the weekend, one for each of the two counties comprising CD3:
Monday, May 12, 2014
Lacey VFW Post 10118
2652 W. Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Medford Memorial Community Center
21 South Main St.
Medford, NJ 08055
The campaign also welcomed “credentialed” media to attend which in of itself highlights something interesting and different about the present contest. Up until now, the Lonegan campaign has shied away from engaging its candidate and the media, a tactic which represents a dramatic departure from Lonegan’s prior campaigns where impromptu themed press conferences were a weekly occurrence. Is that about to change?
Three weeks to go…