Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: North Jersey

NJ-11: DeNeufville focuses on Murphy, state issues

CHATHAM, N.J. — Peter DeNeufville is a bit of a long-shot for the spring’s 11th Congressional District GOP nomination. He’s trying to make up for his late entry (and lack of institutional support) by directing his latest attacks not at presumptive Democrat nominee Mikie Sherrill or the other Republican candidates but Governor Phil Murphy. “The […]

NJ-07: Lance readies Phillipsburg town hall meeting

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. — Leonard Lance is ready for his 47th town hall meeting. On Friday, April 27th, the Republican Congressman announced an in-person town hall meeting at Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to discuss topics including “his leadership role on the Gateway Tunnel and sanctions against Russia, government funding, national security and Syria, the […]

NJ-11: GOP Candidates Meet For Randolph Debate

RANDOLPH, N.J. — The 11th District GOP House candidates met for the first time on Thursday evening at the Randolph Diner for a debate moderated by Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum. It’s been a somewhat tame affair notwithstanding the stakes ahead of the fast-approaching June primary election, though the gun control question did produce some […]

NJ-05: Lonegan’s opponents continue full-court press over alleged slur

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Whether Steve Lonegan called a councilman a “fundamentalist faggot piece of shit” twelve years ago is suddenly a much-discussed topic with about seven weeks left to go before Primary Day. Over the weekend, Bergen County Republican Organization freeholder candidate Eric Kulmala became the latest Bergen-based Republican to publicly upbraid Lonegan, one of two […]

Did you miss Cory Booker’s really stupid Zuckerberg hearing question?

By Matt Rooney _ It wasn’t that long ago, Save Jerseyans, that then-Newark Mayor Cory Booker accepted $100 million from Facebook’s founder on Oprah Winfey’s old television show on behalf of the Newark, New Jersey school district. Those monies were subsequently (and infamously) squandered by the district with much less fanfare. Flash forward to this week; […]

Conlon ready for another primary battle in West Milford

WEST MILFORD, N.J. — As the 2018 primary season heats up, one municipal chairperson is nothing less than a seasoned veteran, Save Jerseyans.  That’s probably a good thing for Republicans because his town falls right smack in the hotly contested race in the 5th Congressional District. Between now and June? West Milford Republican Chairman Matt […]

Bergen GOP Power List: The Top 10

By The Staff _ It’s no secret, Save Jerseyans: the Bergen County Republican Party has fallen on hard times, and recent trends — both nationally, statewide, and locally — suggest things could still get more challenging before they get better. But with a new chairman likely taking the reins later this year, there’s also a […]

Op-Ed: Vote Lyon, Smith, and Krickus for Morris County Freeholder

By Jordan T. Chester _ As some of you may know, Save Jerseyians, Former Freeholder Hank Lyon announced that he’s running for Morris County Freeholder in the June GOP primary on a ticket with incumbent Freeholder Deb Smith and Former Freeholder John Krickus. In full disclosure, Hank Lyon is one of my closest personal friends. […]

This 24-year-old GOP candidate may become New Jersey’s youngest elected woman

WESTWOOD, N.J. — The age of #MeToo activism and anti-Trump hyperbole has Republicans running scared (rightly or wrongly) in many of New Jersey’s bedroom suburban enclaves. Can a group of new millennial GOP candidates affect a reset? One such candidate is 24-years old Alyssa Dawson, a former scheduler for Kim Guadagno. She’s running for Westwood Council […]

Brizzi aims to catalyze GOP comeback in East Rutherford

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – In a Facebook live video this afternoon, former seven-term East Rutherford Councilman Joel Brizzi announced he was seeking a return to office. Brizzi, who was swept out in the 2016 wave election, is one of the longest serving Republican officials in Bergen County history. He remains extremely popular in the borough […]

Webber adds new NJ-11 supporters

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. –  Jay Webber added a crop of new supporters on Monday which represent a healthy cross-section of the 11th Congressional District. “I’m honored to have the support of these distinguished leaders from across the 11th Congressional District. They join our large and growing group of 114 endorsers and hundreds of volunteers and donors […]

The leading GOP names for Bob Gordon’s seat

PARAMUS, N.J. — Bob Gordon is leaving the State Senate for a position with the Board of Public Utilities (BPU). The announcement came as a surprise to almost no one. It means there’s a race on, inside Democrat circles, to succeed him as the top legislation in North Jersey’s LD38. Republicans have long been preparing […]

Cesaro announces reelection campaign

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Morris County Freeholder John Cesaro is seeking a new term on the board. According to the candidate’s campaign, the veteran Morris Republican politico will kick off his re-election campaign on Tuesday, April 3rd at the Zeris Inn. “I am thankful to those who are supportive of my re-election campaign and happy they […]

Lyon readies comeback run in Morris GOP politics

MORRISTOWN, N.J. —  The 30-year old Montville conservative burst onto the Morris County political scene in his 20s, defeating an incumbent of his own party after a protracted legal battle and joining the freeholder board in 2012. Five years later? Hank Lyon fell in a hard-fought LD26 Assembly primary. Now he’s back in 2018 with […]