Category: Somerset County

Mistake? Hundreds of Somerset County Republicans in a single town received Democrat ballots

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. – Don’t think remote elections are good policy? Fears that New Jersey’s all (or mostly) mail-in ballot primary election won’t be successful were already validated this week in one Somerset County community. In strongly-Republican Bernardsville, as many as Read More

Police shut down small store’s Facebook Live in Bernardsville, N.J.

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. – Government overreach? You bet. Katherine Hermes’s Country Home store in Bernardsville, New Jersey was conducting a shop-from-home Facebook Live on Tuesday to display her shop’s wares; then the police arrived around 9 p.m. and things got weird. Read More

With Somerset GOP on the ropes, Howes appears to be the man on deck

By Matt Rooney _ I’m not the League’s biggest fan, Save Jerseyans, but that doesn’t mean we’re not keeping a close eye on things (and our readers are everywhere). For example: this year’s League Somerset GOP reception was heavily-populated by 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

Phil Murphy declares driver’s licenses for illegals are a ‘no brainer’

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It hasn’t happened yet, but Governor Phil Murphy told an interviewer on Monday night that making illegal driver’s licenses available in New Jersey constitutes a “no brainer” for New Jersey. The Republican Assembly slate in LD16, a Read More