Election 2013

Christie’s travel bill won’t matter… if he can flip 9 Assembly seats?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog $230,000, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, we learned that that’s how much Governor Chris Christie spent on private jets thus far in 2015 out of the NJGOP kitty, more than the state committee has taken in since January 1st. Is there anything illegal or unethical about it? No. […]

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Lance vs. Larsen Debates Scheduled

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Heads up, Save Jerseyans… The Lance for Congress campaign announced its 2014 GOP Primary debate schedule on Monday; incumbent U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ07) will face off with his 3-time primary opponent David Larsen on two separate occasions: TUESDAY, MAY 27: Radio debate hosted by WRNJ radio (1510 AM, FM 92.7, and […]

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We Can’t Work with These People

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I believe the kids call this “talking smack,” Save Jerseyans: My, how times have changed. Quickly. Let it stand as a warning to ALL Republicans wherever they roam… or try to do business with liberal Democrats by colluding with liberal Democrats…

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DGA: Buono’s Still a Loser

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the media flagellates itself for endorsing Chris Christie last November in light of the Bridgegate/Sandygate allegations, Save Jerseyans, DGA Chairman Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT) remains unapologetic concerning his decision to let Barbara Buono flounder without financial support. He told Politico on Friday that it’s his organizations’ job “reelect incumbent Democratic […]

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GOP Bridgegate Silence Explained?

OPINION: How Chris Christie’s Coattailless Landslide Jaded Down-Ballot Republicans When He Needed Them Most By Rick Shaftan | The Save Jersey Blog Many commentators, both inside and out of New Jersey, have questioned why so few Republicans have piped up in support of Governor Chris Christie throughout the ongoing “Bridgegate” and “Sandygate” scandals. Here’s one major but often […]

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RNC Claims Success in N.J.

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The RNC held its annual meeting last week, Save Jerseyans, and among other hot topics on the agenda, attendees heard about GOP successes in… New Jersey. Here’s an excerpt from the welcome letter: We tested our Hispanic engagement strategy in the New Jersey gubernatorial election with positive results–winning one county […]

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U.S. Attorney Subpoenas Christie Campaign, NJGOP Records

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog On this episode of “As New Jersey Turns”… PolitickerNJ reports that the U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman’s office sent subpoenas duces tecum (a documentation-seeking demand) to both the Christie for Governor 2013 reelection campaign as well as the New Jersey State Republican Committee (NJ GOP), presumably in connection with the ongoing Bridgegate probe […]

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2013’s Top 13 N.J. Winners

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ll get to the losers a little bit later, Save Jerseyan, but for now (as well as for the sake of wrapping up a long, busy year on a “positive” note), here are the thirteen people/groups of people who undoubtedly walked away from 2013 with the most to be happy […]

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$500 and an Assembly Seat

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog That’s what lying to the 200,000+ residents of New Jersey’s First Legislative District and trying to destroy a state trooper’s reputation will cost you, Save Jerseyans. The Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards (finally) acted on an ethics complaint filed against soon-to-be-former Assemblyman Nelson Albano on Tuesday afternoon and fined […]

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Scarpa’s (Very) Late Surge in LD38

LD38 Assembly Challenger Significantly Narrows Gap in Cliffhanger Recount; Eustace Clinging to 36 Vote Lead By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog As Christmas approaches and snow blankets the Garden State, most of my fellow Save Jerseyans probably are thinking of the November elections as an event long in the past.  However, in one legislative district, things […]

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A Tale of Two Assembly Seats

Amodeo Concedes in LD2 While Scarpa Gains Ground in LD38 By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A quick Election 2013 recount update for those of you retaining some stomach lining: Fading Republican hopes of a successful legal challenge in LD2 were dashed today when incumbent Assemblyman John Amodeo conceded, Save Jerseyans. “I congratulate Mayor Vince Mazzeo […]

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Left Goes After Wally Edge (to Get Christie)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The all-out Democrat push to wound Governor Chris Christie ahead of 2016 is already well underway, Save Jerseyans, but the New Jersey Dems think they’ve finally bloodied the waters with the unlikeliest of all scandal fodder: traffic jams. You can click here to get caught up on the substantive details. […]

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Amodeo Loses LD2 Recount

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s all over in LD2, Save Jerseyans. The unofficial results of the Assembly recount between incumbent John Amodeo and challenger Vincent Mazzeo are in: this time, Mazzeo defeated Amodeo by 39 votes, 25,166 to 25,127, just one vote more than the 38 vote pre-recount margin of victory for the Northfield […]

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Christie-Kean Rift Was Over Differing Strategies

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Governor Chris Christie’s post-election attempt to replace Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr with Senator Kevin O’Toole was not a matter of Christie doing Senate President Steve Sweeney’s bidding, as has been widely perceived, but the culmination of a months long battle over differing strategies over how to wage the legislative campaign. That […]


Election Day Voting Hijinks Plague GOP

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Sometimes the margin makes it inconsequential insofar as the final result is concerned, Save Jerseyans, but sloppy, antiquated or in some cases downright corrupt vote tabulation procedures are costing the GOP in close contests. The 2012 presidential election provided its own examples, but you’ve also been following the drama down […]

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Yudin Blames Donovan for Mitchell’s Loss

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve got a better chance of seeing peace in the Middle East before an end to the Bergen GOP’s seemingly endless and destructive civil war, Save Jerseyans. The latest skirmish: he stopped short of endorsing an alternative candidate in next year’s County Executive race, but in an email to Bergen […]

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