Category: North Jersey

POLL: Who’s the best candidate to succeed Bucco as LD25’s next assembly member?

DENVILLE, N.J. – Anthony Bucco’s and Brian Bergen’s victories on November 5th opened up an Assembly seat in lean-Republican LD25. That’s because Bucco, formerly an Assemblyman, was previously elevated to his late father’s State Senate seat. He controversially remained on Read More

GOP Businessman Langer launches exploratory committee, mulls challenge to NJ-11’s Sherrill

MONTVILLE, N.J. – Democrat freshman Mikie Sherrill (D-11) may have just drawn a very tough Republican challenge in one of Election 2020’s top House battlegrounds.  On Monday morning, Montville businessman Jerry Langer announced that he is forming an exploratory committee Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

GOP Senator asks AG to investigate Fulop for polling place electioneering

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Playing fast-and-loose with election law is a Hudson County tradition. One Republican legislator says Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (D) went a step too far on Election Day, and she wants Phil Murphy’s attorney general to Read More

RESULTS: Somerset GOP loses sheriff’s post but freeholder fight remains tight

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Democratic challenger Darrin Russo is the sheriff-elect in Somerset County, vanquishing Republican Bill Parenti in a result that’s no surprise to pundits. On the freeholder front? Where control of the board hangs in the balance? Democrat Melanie Read More

N.J. Republicans say voters care about taxes (even if Phil Murphy doesn’t). Is that true?

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – We don’t know whether the GOP will net two (or more) seats when the dust settles tonight. More likely? No change in the Assembly composition, or a slight Democrat increase of a few seats. What we DO know: Read More

LD21 rebels’ closing case: Bramnick, Munoz “will continue to wallow in a diminishing GOP minority” if reelected

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Martin Marks was once a Republican mayor. He’s running as an independent in this year’s LD21 general election, but his closing argument to voters is a plea, unusually, to save the party of the incumbents against whom Read More

NJ-05: GOP opponent says Gottheimer tried “to cater to Nancy Pelosi” with impeachment vote

MAHWAH, N.J. – Frank Pallotta, one of the New Jersey Republican candidates seeking his party’s 2020 nomination in the Fifth Congressional District, had harsh words for his district’s Democrat incumbent Josh Gottheimer following Halloween’s House impeachment vote. “Josh Gottheimer showed Read More