Category: Morris County

Morris GOP Chair says elected Republicans endorsing Sherrill should switch parties

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — One day after news broke that Republican Councilman Mike Puzio of Rockaway Township would endorse Democrat Mikie Sherrill in this year’s NJ-11 congressional contest, the head of Morris County’s Republican Party endeavored to lay down the law. Read More

Divided Morris GOP looks to move ahead by falling back on Christie

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. — In a pinch? Morris Republicans are falling back on their most famous former elected official. Following this month’s bruising intra-party chairmanship contest and with difficult local, county and congressional defenses on the menu this fall, the Morris Read More

Did a GOP House candidate offer his primary rivals jobs to drop out?

TOTOWA, N.J. — It’s a loaded charge, Save Jerseyans. On Friday afternoon, Antony Ghee (one of five Republican candidates in next Tuesday’s NJ-11 primary) held a late-in-the-day telephone presser and shocked journalists by directly accusing Republican primary rival Peter de Read More

NJ-11: Barlas says joint Morris GOP-Webber event is hypocritical for line-less organization

CEDAR GROVE, N.J. –– Essex County Republican Chairman Al Barlas makes no secret of his support of NJ-11 candidate Tony Ghee. He’s been the prime behind-the-scenes force behind Ghee’s candidacy. He’s also made no secret of the fact that he Read More

NJ-11: Carroll says DeNeufville should apologize for anti-Webber mailer

CHATHAM, N.J. — Peter DeNeufville is the wild card in next Tuesday’s NJ-11 Republican primary contest. He doesn’t have the name recognition or grassroots muscle of Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26). He doesn’t have the establishment support or two county lines (Passaic Read More

NJ-11: Webber drops new endorsements as Primary Day closes in

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — With Election Day less than one week out, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) tried to solidify his frontrunner status on Wednesday by dropping a new round of municipal endorsements. “The strength of our campaign is our people, and Read More

LD25: Combat veteran Bergen wants to run for Carroll’s seat

By Matt Rooney _ The first candidate to succeed Michael Patrick Carroll — the LD25 conservative Republican Assemblyman who New Jersey Globe reported on Monday is not seeking reelection — is putting his name into circulation, Save Jerseyans. Brian Bergen Read More