Category: Election 2019

LD21: Fmr. GOP mayor weighing third party ‘Conservative’ challenge to GOP’s Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD TWP., N.J. — LD21 Assembly Republican members Jon Bramnick (the party’s minority leader) and Nancy Munoz (the GOP whip) have long-expected a potential GOP primary challenge for 2019, and one might still materialize, but it’s looking like a challenge from Read More

NJGOP legislator pans both Tlaib (and Trump) for “utterly disrespectful” behavior

EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Freshman Democrat Rashida Tlaib of Michigan remained unapologetic on Friday after, while addressing a MoveOn.org event, she relayed the details of a conversation with her son to the assembled crowd: “And when your son looks at you and Read More

ELECTION 2019: GOP Senate candidate calls on Murphy to back statewide Voter ID

VINELAND, N.J. – LD1’s declared Republican candidate for State Senate hit the ball back over the net at Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday, demanding that the top Democrat back a statewide Voter ID law. “I am in favor of making Read More

Eric Holder joins opposition to N.J.’s redistricting amendment

By Matt Rooney _ Power politics makes for strange bedfellows, Save Jerseyans, and our own machine-dominated, thoroughly-corrupted Garden State political culture is certainly no exception to the rule. Today, as Senate and Assembly lawmakers debate a redistricting amendment proposal in Read More

Murphy nabs a national post (and risks repeating a key Christie mistake)

By Matt Rooney _ Where have we seen this movie before, Save Jerseyans? Of course, former Governor Chris Christie didn’t start checking out until later in 2011, about two years into his first term, when (1) it became clear that legislative redistricting Read More

LD8: Undaunted Howarth declares ‘they’ll have to carry me out feet first’

By The Staff _ Republicans are out of power in Burlington County for the first time since 1975. Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8), a veteran educator and former freeholder, says rumors that he’s considering an early exit in light of the Read More

ELECTION 2019: Bucco says his record will power him past LD25 Democrat challengers

BOONTON TWP., N.J. – Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco is already facing two Democratic challengers for next year’s 25th Legislative District contest:  Lisa Bhimani and Darcy Draeger. Buoyed by Mikie Sherrill’s Morris County victory in this year’s NJ-11 race, Morris County Democrats Read More

LD1: Testa announces bid for Van Drew’s seat

VINELAND, N.J. – Cumberland County GOP Chairman Michael Testa is running for State Senate. The Vineland attorney made his long-expected announcement on Friday morning during Harry Hurley’s “Hurley in the Morning” radio broadcast. “For too long South Jersey has been Read More