Category: Election 2019

NJGOP Chairman offers rare primary endorsement in LD8

TRENTON, NJ –  State party organizations rarely get involved in primaries for obvious reasons. NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt is making a rare exception in this year’s four-way LD8 Assembly contest.  “The State Republican Party has a general practice of not Read More

LD8: Norcross, Sweeney-tied unions donate thousands to GOP Assemblyman Howarth

EVESHAM TWP, N.J. – Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) lost the party line in this year’s primary election after Republicans (and some Democrats) accused him of trying to switch parties in the wake of Senator Dawn Addiego’s defection to the Democrats. Read More

Bergen Republican legislators, candidates split with county GOP over Saudino

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County GOP’s curious decision to embrace its turncoat former Sheriff Mike Saudino – forced to resign for bigoted statements after his defection to the Democrat Party – drew a major backlash on Thursday from the Read More

Back in the Bergen GOP fold, Saudino also donated to the 2019 Morris Democrat sheriff candidate

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Former Bergen Sheriff Mike Saudino abandoned the GOP for the Democrat Party; then he was forced to resign in disgrace after being caught on tape using bigoted slurs. This week he was publicly re-embraced by the Bergen Read More

Mercer Republican Chair explains why Hamilton’s GOP Mayor Yaede was denied the line

HAMILTON TWP, N.J. – As entertaining as intense state-wide Democrat infighting might be at the moment, Murphy vs. Norcross has nothing on the Mercer GOP vs. Kelly Yaede war in terms of hot rhetoric and extremely personal attacks. It’s gotten Read More

Panos calls for probe of Middlesex County Board of Elections

OLD BRIDGE, NJ – Did the Middlesex County Board of Election adopt a partisan process for compensating Election Day help? Middlesex GOP Chairwoman Lucille Panos thinks so, and she’s asking Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey to conduct a formal investigation. She Read More