Articles by Brian McGovern

Christie Goes National during Birthday Speech with Mitt Romney

Tonight, Save Jersey was on hand at Governor Christie’s 52nd birthday party/NJGOP fundraiser. There were about 1,000 people in attendance for an event that had a very election night-esque feel to it. The giant American flag, an entertaining and charismatic  Governor Christie, and of course, former Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney were all there. Romney […]

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Can CPAC Save Christie’s Sagging Republican Poll Numbers?

By Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog Yesterday, Chris Christie gave a speech at CPAC 2014 that many in the media are considering a resounding success. Not because Christie came into that hotel in Maryland and blew everyone away with a heavy dose of juicy conservative one-liners (as so many try to do at […]

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11 Key Republican Senators Support Tom Kean Jr. to Continue as Minority Leader

By Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog Today a group of 11 Republican state senators released a letter stating their intention to support Tom Kean Jr.’s continued role in leadership for the minority caucus. Allen, Bateman, Beck, Bucco, Cardinale, Oroho, Pennachio, Singer, Thompson, Holzapfel, and Connors all signed the letter that reads: It is with great pleasure […]

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LIVE: #NJSen Results Thread

By Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog *** Updated 10:52 p.m. Welcome to #NJSen Election Night, Save Jerseyans! Political prognosticators are analyzing turnout information and preparing for ballot counting when the polls across New Jersey officially close at 8:00 p.m. Lonegan Booker Precincts Reporting 44% 55% 99% 579,182 votes 713,129 votes UPDATE 9:33PM – THE […]

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@NJ2AS Response to Governor Christie’s Recent Gun Control Vetoes

After signing some new gun laws into the books a few weeks back, pro-gun rights New Jerseyans had a right to be somewhat unhappy with Governor Christie, who has previous said that New Jersey has enough gun laws in effect already. However, late last week Christie struck his veto pen across some of the worst […]

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Anti-Lonegan Video May Rally Conservatives as Senate Race Heats Up

The Lonegan-Booker race is on rails and moving fast. Both candidates have been out and about, hitting events and raising cash for what will be one of the quickest turnarounds from primary to general election in New Jersey history. Some liberal group called “American Bridge 21st Century” has put up a YouTube video that has […]

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Will New Jersey Get Same-Sex Marriage by way of SCOTUS?

The same-sex marriage issue has always been an interesting one in New Jersey. Since New Jersey is largely seen as a blue and liberal state (seen any Presidential maps lately?) many around the nation are often surprised to find that same-sex marriage has not yet been passed or mandated by the courts in our state. […]

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GOP Senatorial Committee Releases “App” Mocking Booker

The NRSC has not wasted any time with its attacks on Cory Booker, which is a good thing considering there are less than 9 weeks until Special Election Day! Yesterday the committee published a website that looks an awful lot like the Apple iOS App Store, but instead of selling apps, this store sells what […]

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Game of Jersey: What to Expect from Lonegan, Booker, and the Media

Round 1 is over and the two frontrunners have come out on top. Former Mayor Steve Lonegan finally walked out of a statewide GOP primary the winner, and by quite a large margin. Likewise, Mayor Cory Booker strolled through his four way race with little to no serious opposition anywhere near his numbers. So what […]

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Special Primary Election Results: Booker and Lonegan Win (Updating Live)

Round 1 of Game of Jersey officially ended at 8:00PM. An August 13th election day along with seriously bad weather this morning lead to very low turnout throughout the state. Keep checking this post for continuously updating results. Last Update – 11:26PM (98% reporting) DEMOCRATS Booker – 207,891 Holt – 59,922 Oliver – 14,996 Pallone […]

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Democrats: Think Before You Vote For Booker

This season of Game of Jersey is officially upon us, Save Jerseyans, and the presumptive front runner is and pretty much always has been Cory Booker. It is hard to deny that the Mayor of the Twitterverse is popular and has the ability to garner mass appeal. However, it has amazed me from the beginning […]

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Special Election Day: Find Your Polling Place!

Today is Special Election Day in New Jersey. Unless you have been in hiding over the last few months, you know that today is our second primary day this year, and once again each party will be picking a nominee to carry its banner into the battle of the United State Senate. Do you want […]

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POLL: Is a Diverse Supreme Court Important to You?

Earlier today Governor Christie made yet another appointment to the New Jersey Supreme Court, something he seems to have to do quite often since the Democrats have made a habit of delaying and even denying his previous, qualified nominees. This time, the reason for the impending vacancy is that Senator Lesniak, in partisan, “war on […]

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Desperate Housewife to Campaign for Booker, Because…Why Not?

By: Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog The Booker campaign, which has essentially had a lock on the Democrat nomination for U.S. Senate in New Jersey long before Senator Lautenberg passed away earlier this year, is pulling out all the strange stops that they can in the final hours of round 1 of this very […]

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Game of Jersey: The Battle is Set to Begin

By: Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog The new season of Game of Thrones Jersey is officially set to begin and  Save Jersey is here to bring you the most extensive and interesting coverage from anywhere in the Garden State. So tomorrow is round 1 of the special election to replace the late Frank Lautenberg, and based […]

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Rooney Dubbed Rising Star

Gannett Papers Identify Rooney, Webber as “Rising Stars” in New Jersey Politics By Brian McGovern | The Save Jersey Blog If you read one of New Jersey’s Gannett newspapers on Sunday (The Courier Post, Courier News, Daily Record, Vineland Daily Journal, Ocean County Observer, Asbury Park Press, or Home New Tribune), Save Jerseyans, then you […]

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