Bergen County

Parsing this year’s rare GOP victory in Paramus

Last Tuesday night was not what would be described as a great election night for Republicans. We now have two choices: (1) we can riot in the streets and put on goofy hats like our friends on the Left or (2) we can figure out what we need to do to change things. I for […]

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The Top 5 Local Races to Watch in Bergen County

While the LD38 and LD39 showdowns are consuming most of the energy in Bergen County, there are usual a handful of brutally contentious races municipal races which are drawing their own fair share of contention. Here are THE five local races to watch this year: – 1.) Paramus We have covered it a few times […]

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Langschultz is giving Gordon a tough fight in LD38, and the incumbent’s reaction is ‘deplorable’

Bob Gordon (D-38) is growing desperate down the final stretch of Election 2017, Save Jerseyans. Desperate may actually be an understatement. While Republicans mostly see a neck-and-neck race, Gordon clearly thinks he’s behind or at least slipping badly. Gordon confirmed this analysis over the weekend by releasing an attack mailer containing a sensational claim: that […]

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Bergen pastor-turned-Assembly candidate says it’s time for Trenton to prioritize God

Saddle Brook-based LD38 Assembly candidate and Christian pastor Christopher Wolf is talking a lot about taxes, NJ Transit, and other issues North Jersey voters are chattering about this cycle. Wolf, who preaches at First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook, nevertheless believes what ails Trenton goes much deeper. He’s pitching “Christopher’s Code” – what his campaign […]

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Newly-seated Corrado debates Dem slate in LD40

Fresh off of her long-awaited oath of office on October 5th, Republican state Senator Kristin Corrado joined running mates Kevin Rooney and Christopher DePhillips on Tuesday night to debate the LD40 Democrat ticket consisting of Thomas Duch, Paul Vagianos, and Christine Ordway. Corrado relied heavily on her experience as Passaic’s lone GOP row officer in her […]

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OPINION: Muslim Republican Paramus Council Candidate Reda embodies GOP’s path forward

Adapt or die. It’s a common phrase in business practice, but it’s premise is no less applicable to the political world. Political parties or movements which fail to adapt to changing demographics and the needs of citizens will lose power and fade away. Republicans may be at a high point of seats nationally; we certainly […]

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SCHEPISI: “I understand the importance of Second Amendment rights”

As a result of having no platform or positions of their own, the women running against us rely solely on running a negative campaign against me. Over the next several weeks I will set the record straight on every negative and false claim made by them against me…. – FACT VS FICTION Today’s attack – […]

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Today’s ignorant quote award winner: Paul Vagianos (D-40)

LD40 is reliably Republican red, Save Jerseyans, but Republican Kristin M. Corrado (who’s being sworn in today to replace former State Senator Kevin O’Toole) and her Assembly running mates, Christopher P. DePhillips and Asm. Kevin J. Rooney, haven’t faced a legislative general election to date. If Phil Murphy ends up winning a double-digit victory? Certain Democrat forces […]

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VIDEO: Schepisi discusses career, aneurysm in new campaign spot

Asw. Holly Schepisi (R-39) underwent emergency brain surgery back in March 2015 after doctors discovered an aneurysm.  With Democrats targeting her traditionally red district this fall (part of a turf war between statewide factions), Schepisi launched her first ever campaign ad on Monday highlighting her family, legal career, and treatment for a brain aneurysm at the […]

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NJ-05: Bergen’s McCann makes move towards congressional run

It may still be 2017, Save Jerseyans, but the 2018 congressional midterms are already heating up. What we learned today: Former Councilman John McCann has left his position as General Counsel to the Bergen County Sheriff presumably to focus on running for the 5th Congressional District seat on a full-time basis. McCann, the leading contender […]

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VIDEO: Lonegan, flanked by fake Bernie Sanders, lays into Gottheimer over single payer

Most of the New Jersey political world is still focused on Election 2017, but veteran New Jersey campaigner Steve Lonegan held a press conference on Tuesday to lay into freshman Democrat Josh Gottheimer and highlight his party’s flirtation with a Bernie Sanders championed single payer healthcare bill. Lonegan was joined by a supporter wearing a […]

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North Arlington GOP aims at November comeback

After a surprisingly disappointing Election 2016 result, North Arlington Republicans opened their new headquarters Friday night with plenty of fanfare. The strength of the local party always plays a crucial role in election outcomes for a town where Democrats outnumber Republicans 3-1. This year? Control of the council in the smallish southern Bergen County community is […]

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Breaking down where the CD5 GOP Primary stands right now

Steve Lonegan’s press conference arguably signaled the formal start to the primary fight for the right to challenge Josh Gottheimer, Save Jerseyans. Democrats think Gottheimer is sitting pretty, but the potential field boasts some strong potential candidates for federal office. Here’s where we stand: Likely to Run: Former Cresskill Councilman John McCann McCann is already […]

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Former Bergen GOP Chairman echoes Murphy, compares Trump era to rise of Hitler

N.J. gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) raised eyebrows when he compared President Donald Trump — and his supporters — to the Nazi Party on more than one occasion this election cycle.  At least one New Jersey Republican appears to agree with him. “The Republican Party is the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower and Reagan. It […]

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Christie celebrates relaunch of ‘American Dream’ mega mall eyesore

Financing the long-stalled project has been a downright nightmare, Save Jerseyans, but after plenty of finance sector gymnastics and intense negotiations, Chris Christie visited the Meadowlands on Monday to celebrate the mega mall’s new lease on life: American Dream is finally becoming an economic reality for NJ & another point of economic growth for the […]

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LD38 News: Mahwah’s Cucciniello joins Leonard Assembly effort

Fresh off his official nomination last week, Glen Rock Councilman Bill Leonard has hired his first campaign staffer. Alex Cucciniello, 20, of Mahwah, has been hired to run the day-to-day operations of the campaign. Cucciniello is returning to New Jersey politics after spending the summer as an Intern at the White House in the Office […]

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