Passaic County

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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LD40’s Corrado becomes state senator-elect

New Jersey has a new state senator-elect tonight. On Wednesday night at the Barnyard Banquet Hall in Totowa, the assembled LD40 Republican committee members unanimously confirmed Kristin Corrado to fill the seat of retiring state Senator Kevin O’Toole. Corrado won a three-way primary battle back in June. O’Toole is filling a position at the Port […]

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PCRRO Posts Vote of No Confidence in Chairman Traier

John Traier‘s grip on the Passaic County GOP has always been tenuous, Save Jerseyans, but tonight it got weaker when the 22-member executive committee passed a vote of non confidence by a 2-to-1 margin “You are 1 for 17 in countywide elections,” said Matt Conlon, West Milford GOP Municipal Chairman, in a statement released by […]

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Corrado Overcomes DiGaetano in LD40

One of this season’s roughest primaries goes to Kristin Corrado, Save Jerseyans. We can now project that the Passaic County Clerk will overcome former Assemblyman and incumbent Bergen GOP Chairman Paul DiGaetano in the LD40 State Senate Republican Primary to replace the retiring Kevin O’Toole. Corrado, known for her tenacious campaigning style, started the evening […]

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What does Wayne mean for the LD40 race?

LD40 is one of the places where New Jersey political observers will have their eyes glued on Primary Election Night, Save Jerseyans. Partisan control of the district is unlikely to change hands in November. This battle is for control of the Northeastern New Jersey Republican party following the imminent retirement of long-time LD40 legislator Kevin […]

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OPINION: Assemblywoman DeCroce isn’t a conservative

The other day, I received a campaign flier from Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce in which she argued she’s a conservative. Her mailer attacks Morris County Freeholder and Assembly Candidate Hank Lyon as being a fraud and a person who isn’t capable of fighting the Democrats in Trenton. I find this flier humorous because Assemblywoman DeCroce is […]

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LD40 VIDEO: Robertson Rails Against Passaic County Ballot in Wayne as Assembly Opponent Looks On

I had the pleasure of visiting Wayne, New Jersey on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans, a key Passaic County battleground in this spring’s bare-knuckle GOP brawl for control of LD40’s legislative seats. The North Jersey Regional Tea Party (good folks – check’em out here) invited me to talk about the state of New Jersey politics in 2017, […]

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ANOTHER PETITION PUSHING MATCH: Gubernatorial Hopeful Singh Accuses Passaic Clerk of Petition ‘Mischief’

Politics makes for strange bedfellows, Save Jerseyans. This morning? In LD40? Atlantic City’s Hirsh Singh made the long trip up to Paterson for a court house steps press conference. According to a press release obtained by Save Jersey, the long-shot Republican gubernatorial candidate will criticize Passaic County’s Republican clerk, Kristin Corrado, concerning the way in which […]

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OPINION: Support Free Enterprise? Support Hank Lyon

It’s a tale as old as time, or at least as old as a few decades, that New Jersey has the highest taxes in the country. That fact, coupled with the regulatory burden applied at every level of government, makes this state a tough place for small businesses to work and be profitable. The struggle […]

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Lyon Razzes DeCroce for “D” AFP Scorecard Grade

Freeholder Hank Lyon seized upon Tuesday’s release of the AFP-NJ 2017 legislative scorecard to razz incumbent Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce (R-26) for pulling down a “D” grade. “Despite representing one of the most conservative districts in our state, Assemblywoman DeCroce fought for the recent 23-cent per gallon gas tax hike and has voted for bigger […]

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Yup, DeCroce is Officially in Danger After Lyon’s Strong Passaic Finish.

LD39 and LD40 are rightly getting a lot of attention lately, Save Jerseyans, and veteran Republican politico/former Councilman John McCann‘s major upset win last night in Passaic County merits further discussion. But for the small but strong community of conservative activists in New Jersey? Still peeved over the gas tax hike and equally nauseated over Republican […]

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Guadagno, Corrado and McCann Prevail in Passaic

Convention season is busy season, Save Jerseyans. Tonight at the Passaic Screening Committee: Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno prevailed over Jack Ciattarelli for the line. Passaic Clerk Kristin Corrado overcame Bergen Chairman Paul DiGaetano in the LD40 Senate fight. Former Councilman John McCann upset incumbent State Senator Gerry Cardinale for Passaic’s LD39 backing. Challenger Hank Lyon TIED […]

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Paterson mayor, DPW heads charged with public corruption

TRENTON — Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors are facing public corruption charges, authorities said. State Attorney General Christopher Porrino has scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference in Totowa to detail the claims against the mayor and city workers. The announcement did not specify the behavior leading to the charges, but […]


REPORT: A.G. Holding Tuesday Paterson Presser On Joey Torres’s Case

PRESSER COMES ONE DAY AFTER FEDS SUBPOENA RECORDS RELATED TO POWER REPUBLICAN’S PATERSON TIES __ Here we go again, Save Jerseyans…. News outlets including ABC 7 out of New York are reporting that the N.J. Attorney General’s office will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday; the alleged topic is a corruption investigation into […]

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BATTELGROUND LD26: Pennacchio Announces Reelection Bid By Himself

The incumbent unity ticket desired by GOP leaders seemed as elusive as ever on Friday, Save Jerseyans, as veteran State Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-Essex, Morris & Passaic) announced his reelection bid… solo. “I look forward to rolling up my sleeves and continuing to work tirelessly for the good people of the 26th Legislative District, as well as […]

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Barlas Blasts Morris GOP’s Lack of a Line, “Circus” Primary Process for LD26 Melee

Republican primaries are breaking out all over the state this cycle, Save Jerseyans, as Governor Christie’s diminished (or abdicated is more like it) role as the NJGOP’s natural leader is creating a situation not all too dissimilar to when Saddam feel from power in Iraq. Simply put, there’s no chief to lord over the chieftains. Full disclosure: I’ve […]

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