Category: Election 2015

Looking at 2017 comeback, Angelini calls on former opponents to back Sweeney’s NJEA/FOP fight

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Who said August is a black hole for news, Save Jerseyans? Not in New Jersey. Former Republican Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini and her running mate, Caroline Casagrande, were swept out of LD11 last fall Read More

AFP releases 2014-2015 Taxpayer Scorecard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Who’s doing what you elected them to do? And who isn’t? Americans for Prosperity (AFP) issued its ratings for the recently-concluded 216th Legislative Session on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, and 14 lawmakers earned “Taxpayer Hero” Read More

There’s no telling what Houghtaling is telling taxpayers on hiking the gas tax

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Newly minted Monmouth County Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, (D), is an articulate, good looking guy whose rise from being an electrician to becoming a member of the New Jersey Legislature is nothing Read More

COURT: Neptune City needs a redo for its (still) undecided election

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a campaign that never seems to end, Save Jerseyans. On Wednesday a Monmouth County Superior Court judge ruled that a provisional ballot excluded in that Neptune City’s November election was improperly excluded; consequently, a special runoff Read More

Salem freeholder election court battle ends in tie, likely vacancy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s something you don’t see every single day, Save Jerseyans. At least not in a non-municipal race. Republican Melissa DeCastro and Democrat Charles Hassler are officially tied at the end of a Read More

Not only does New Jersey’s legislature stink, but it’s also one of America’s costliest

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s one more closing thought for you at the end of dismal 2015 in Garden State politics, Save Jerseyans. I’m not trying to depress you; I’m giving you ammo to help wake others Read More

Angelini formally concedes, looks forward to “next chapter”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog On Wednesday, Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (R-11) issued the following formal concession statement now that the November 3rd Election results have been certified, Save Jerseyans: The voters of the 11th District have spoken and I Read More