Election 2017

UPDATED Election 2017 N.J. State Senate Race Ratings

The map is not good. We have always known the map is not good, Save Jerseyans, but this year it’s particularly daunting. Not many open Democrat seats + Republicans running in districts where Assembly members were knocked off in 2015 + Democrat superiority in the cash war + Phil Murphy’s alarming public polling position + […]

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Guadagno inaugurates fall air war with two new TV spots

With approximately seven weeks left to go before New Jerseyans head to the polls to select Chris Christie’s successor, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (R-N.J.) went up this week with two new television ads: one contrast and one “negative.” Watch: – – Transcript: Growing up, my family lived paycheck to paycheck. We moved at least twelve […]

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UPDATE: Rendo compares Murphy town hall violence to Castro’s CDR

After Save Jersey exclusively released footage on Friday morning of a 23-year old GOP volunteer being violently shoved at a Murphy town hall meeting, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Carlos Rendo, a North Jersey mayor and Cuban immigrant, had harsh words for the event’s organizers. “Is this how the Murphy campaign operates? Reminds me of […]

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VIDEO: Murphy town hall takes violent turn?

Kevin Tober, age 23, made this website’s 2016 30 under 30 list for his famously tireless work as a volunteer and operative for South Jersey Republican campaigns. Fearless by nature, Kevin also “tracks” for New Jersey GOP campaigns and organizations, showing up at public events to film Democrat candidates in action. Every significant campaign on both sides […]

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Jim Florio (and Corzine’s crazy toll plan) unexpectedly resurface in Election 2017

Jim Florio and Jon Corzine served one term, respectively, before getting bounced from Drumthwacket by tax-weary New Jersey electorates. Now they’re back… in one sense. This week, Politico reported about former Governor Florio having authored a report in conjunction with a liberal-leaning think tank that’s making the rounds in Trenton. The thesis? It’s time to “add tolls, […]

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POLL: Murphy leads by 25 points in first ‘likely’ voter survey

Quinnipiac says it isn’t close. According to the first post-Labor Day public polling results, garnered from interviews with 875 “likely” New Jersey voters, Democrat Phil Murphy leads Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno by 25-points (58 – 33) percent. Guadagno wins Republicans by a 78 – 16 margin. Murphy wins every other category including white men […]

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OPINION: If elected, Phil Murphy won’t live within New Jersey’s means

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy recently laid out his proposed plan for a series of costly tax hikes. Under Murphy’s plan, taxes would rise by $1.3 billion, according to estimates provided by campaign officials. Murphy proposes raising the personal income tax, legalizing and taxing the sale of marijuana, and changing the way personal and corporate […]

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OPINION: Don’t hold back, Kim!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — People keep asking us about the upcoming New Jersey statewide election. And we’re not quite sure how to respond. It’s almost like we want to say: There’s an election coming up in New Jersey, really? Because the last time New Jersey had a gubernatorial election with a […]

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North Arlington GOP aims at November comeback

After a surprisingly disappointing Election 2016 result, North Arlington Republicans opened their new headquarters Friday night with plenty of fanfare. The strength of the local party always plays a crucial role in election outcomes for a town where Democrats outnumber Republicans 3-1. This year? Control of the council in the smallish southern Bergen County community is […]

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Guadagno has a new plan for ethics in N.J. politics (and it tweaks Murphy, Christie)

TRENTON — Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the Republican nominee in this year’s race to succeed her boss, Chris Christie, as New Jersey’s governor, has released a sweeping plan to reform ethics laws and increase transparency in a state long plagued by tales of political corruption. Among Guadagno’s ideas: pushing for term limits for elected officials, […]


The anatomy of Phil Murphy’s purchased Democrat nomination

Phil Murphy remains the favorite to succeed Chris Christie in January, Save Jerseyans. The Democrat statewide candidate usually is. Let’s see how far he’s out in front after Labor Day. How he got the Democrat nomination is therefore a lot more interesting than anything he does — or fails to do — between now and […]

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Opinion: How Left of Center Would Murphy’s New Jersey Be?

Carl Golden With his pronouncements of support for a $1.3 billion tax increase, a $15 minimum wage, funding for Planned Parenthood, paid sick leave for everyone, and placing additional restrictions on firearms ownership, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy has made it clear, if elected, his will be a left-of-center administration, including increased spending and expanded […]



DEMOCRAT DENIAL: Murphy, Schumer won’t answer whether Menendez should resign if convicted

Leading Democrats inside and outside of New Jersey refused to confront the possibility of a Menendez conviction on the first day of the veteran U.S. Senator’s federal corruption trial. Their answers were evasive: – – “Sen. Menendez is issuing a spirited defense,” Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Wednesday. “We all believe in […]

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LD8 NEWS: Navy SEAL Ryan Peters unanimously selected to succeed Rodriguez-Gregg

Burlington County’s 8th district Republican committee members met on Wednesday evening and assented – unanimously – to Ryan Peters as Assemblyman Joe Howarth’s LD8 running mate this November. Save Jersey previously reported that Peters, a Navy SEAL and first-term Burlington County freeholder, was the front runner to succeed Maria Rodriguez-Gregg who recently declined to seek […]

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POLL: Who’s the best choice for LD8?

There are five (5) names in circulation to replace Asw. Maria  Rodriguez-Gregg, Save Jerseyans. Choose: POLL: Who’s the best choice for LD8? Richard DiFolco Sean Earlen Katie Gibbs Linda Hughes Ryan Peters   pollcode.com free polls –

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