Category: Morris County

Spadea to headline Morris County GOP unity event

BOONTON, N.J. – Mid-to-late June is the time for ‘unity breakfasts,’ when partisans of the same party gather to get past (or least try to overcome) the wounds from bruising primaries in expectation of the general election. Morris County almost Read More

Incumbents decisively win renomination in Morris Freeholder fight

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A spirited effort by the challenger ticket was no match for incumbent power on Tuesday night in Morris County’s freeholder fight. Donald Dinsmore (12.20%), William J. Felegi (10.86%) and Catherine Winterfield (12.27%) lost by a wide margin to  Read More

LD21 independent slate files petitions, cites GOP incumbents’ refusal to endorse Trump

CRANFORD, NJ – Jon Bramnick and running mate Nancy Munoz will have to fend off an assault from the right this November even as Democrats press their left flank.  Martin Marks (of Cranford) and Harris Pappas (Springfield) chose Primary Day to Read More

Back in the Bergen GOP fold, Saudino also donated to the 2019 Morris Democrat sheriff candidate

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Former Bergen Sheriff Mike Saudino abandoned the GOP for the Democrat Party; then he was forced to resign in disgrace after being caught on tape using bigoted slurs. This week he was publicly re-embraced by the Bergen Read More

LD21: Marks and Pappas launch 3rd party challenge to Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD, N.J. – The math just got a lot harder for this year’s LD21 incumbent slate in one of New Jersey’s top targeted Assembly districts. On Monday, Martin Marks of Cranford and Harris Pappas of Springfield announced that they are running Read More

SCOTUS deals defeat to Morris County’s historic preservation fund program

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Morris County government’s effort to continue distributing historic preservation funds to religious buildings has hit a U.S. Supreme Court brick wall. On Monday, writing for the High Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh appeared to express some sympathy for Read More

LD21: Fmr. GOP mayor weighing third party ‘Conservative’ challenge to GOP’s Bramnick, Munoz

CRANFORD TWP., N.J. — LD21 Assembly Republican members Jon Bramnick (the party’s minority leader) and Nancy Munoz (the GOP whip) have long-expected a potential GOP primary challenge for 2019, and one might still materialize, but it’s looking like a challenge from Read More