Category: Election 2021

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

Learning from N.J. Election 2018, including the folly of trying to run from Trump | EINSTEIN

By Joshua Sotomayor-Einstein _ New Jersey Republicans are undoubtedly still reeling from the November 6th election day defeat. Although the over-hyped “Blue Wave” turned into a lower than historically normal change of House seats on the national level and a Read More

Kean blames Murphy’s tax hikes for N.J. blowing the Amazon HQ2 bid

TRENTON, N.J. — Amazon HQ2 will apparently involve a HQ3 too, Save Jerseyans. Neither site will be in New Jersey. According to published reports Tuesday, Amazon is planning to split HQ2 between two separate locations hundreds of miles apart: Queens (NYC) Read More

It’s early, but Ciattarelli says he’ll run against Murphy in 2021

By The Staff _ The New Jersey political universe is focused on 2018 this sunny Tuesday afternoon, but former N.J. GOP gubernatorial primary candidate Jack Ciattarelli is making 2021 noise. After declining to seek reelection to the Assembly in 2017 Read More

Golden Age ahead in 2021? N.J. GOP rising star draws 1,000 for annual event

The focus of New Jersey Republicans at the moment is rightly on high-stakes 2018 congressional primaries in NJ-2, 5 and 11, but Phil Murphy’s alarming first days in office have done nothing to diminish the nearly-decimated opposition’s appetite for a Read More

Russell co-founds new NJ-NY political consulting firm, taps Kean’s Neely as veep

Veteran New Jersey GOP strategist Chris Russell is kicking off 2018 with a new endeavor, Save Jerseyans: a new political consulting firm called “Checkmate Strategies.” New York operative Michael Lawler is Russell’s partner for Checkmate, and the Tuesday morning roll Read More

N.J. TAX BATTLE: MacArthur challenges Murphy to a tax reform debate

Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is New Jersey’s only member of Congress supporting comprehensive federal tax reform. Governor-elect Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) is opposed despite supporting a $1.3 billion tax hike of his own (!), and he took the unusual step Read More

POLL: Which of these names gives the NJGOP its best chance against Murphy in 2021?

Today’s question is self-explanatory, Save Jerseyans. It may seem like a lifetime away, and a lot can (and will) change between now and then, but the Election 2021 cycle will be well underway three short years from now.  Weigh in: Read More