Category: Atlantic County

GOP councilman helps Democrats defy voters’ will, seize control in Galloway

GALLOWAY, N.J. – It’s been 15 years since Democrats controlled Galloway Township’s government. Last November, Galloway Republicans won three seats with the lowest vote-getting GOP candidate besting the top vote-getting Democrat by well over 1,000 votes. The GOP maintains a Read More

NJ-02: Newly-minted Republican Van Drew attends Ventnor City’s Menorah lighting

VENTNOR CITY, N.J. – Congressman Jeff Van Drew hasn’t fully engaged the GOP event circuit quite yet, but he is making the rounds in his home district this holiday week.  Van Drew – who formally defected to the Republican Party Read More

UPDATE: LD2 Assembly race is still too close to call (but the GOP isn’t optimistic)

By Matt Rooney _ There’s always that race where one party or the other says on Wednesday morning, “man, if only we had put a little more cash in.” Welcome to the 2nd Legislative District. – Contained entirely inside Atlantic Read More

South Jersey Republican mayor heroically helps apprehend alleged burglar

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Leading a town of nearly 40,000 residents and running for reelection is enough work for almost everyone, but the incumbent Mayor of Galloway Township – Anthony “Tony” Coppola, Jr. (R) – still found time on Wednesday Read More

Pelosi tells N.J. Dems at A.C. gathering: We’re impeaching Trump to “defend the Constitution”

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi dropped in on the New Jersey Democrats’ annual convention of Friday evening. Despite a number of competitive legislative elections mere weeks away, impeachment was the ‘elephant in the room’ otherwise Read More

LD8’s LaPlaca is the latest Democrat to run from racist Dem Super PAC mailer

MT. HOLLY, N.J. – It’s a sad sign of our sad times.  A notorious Democrat Super PAC is under fire for darkening or “blackening” a photo of Republican 1st Legislative District Assembly candidate Antwan McClellan on an attack mailer. Given Read More

POLL: Who is the strongest GOP candidate to take on Van Drew in 2020?

EGG HARBOR TWP., N.J. – There’s a potentially competitive Republican primary brewing ahead of next year’s NJ-02 race, Save Jerseyans. Three Republicans are already in: young Republican engineer Brian Fitzherbert, former NJ-01 candidate Bob Patterson, and former construction CEO David Read More

NJ-02: Richter plans anti-Pelosi event in Galloway to counter Speaker’s A.C. visit

GALLOWAY, NJ – Nancy Pelosi will be at the N.J. Democrats’ convention in Atlantic City next weekend, and one of the 2020 NJ-02 Republican candidates is organizing a counter-event to voice opposition to the Democrat Speaker. David Richter announced his Read More

LD1: Democrats accused of darkening black N.J. GOP candidate’s photo

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. – If he’s elected to the General Assembly this November, Republican candidate Antwan McClellan would be the first black legislator to ever represent Cape May County, one of the principal counties of South Jersey’s sprawling Read More