Category: Sussex County

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. Read More

PETITION DAY: Underdog Hayden Filing to Challenge LD24’s Oroho Over Gas Tax

As first reported by Save Jersey last week, Skylands Tea Party Vice President William “Bill” Hayden is wading into the LD24 State Senate primary to challenge veteran State Senator Steven Oroho. Hayden told us on Monday morning (the petition filing Read More

LD24: Hayden Collecting Signatures to Challenge Oroho

Save Jersey can confirm that Skylands Tea Party Vice President Bill Hayden is collecting signatures to challenge State Senator Steven Oroho (R-24) in this June’s GOP State Senate Primary. “Looks like a rather large announcement coming from me tomorrow,” Hayden told Facebook followers on Read More

ELECTION 2017: N.J. Gas Tax Hike’s GOP Champion Draws Ire Of His Hometown Mayor

The gas tax is sitting on Governor Chris Christie’s desk awaiting his signature, Save Jerseyans. When it’s eventually (?) signed into law, New Jerseyans are in for higher taxes — and a truck load of new debt — over the Read More

Assemblywoman-elect Phoebus selected to fill McHose’s vacancy

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog A bleak 2015 legislative cycle for New Jersey Republicans was ameliorated somewhat by the election of a few freshman replacing retiring legislators. Among them was Sussex Freeholder Gail Phoebus who scored a landslide victory running Read More

Scanlan prioritizes unity, growth following ascension to Sussex GOP chairmanship

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While the New Jersey political world had its sights fixed on Essex County yesterday, Save Jerseyans, another significant story was unfolding at the other end of I-80. Jerry Scanlan defeated Donald Ploetner in a Read More

Space, Phoebus score landslide wins in LD24

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It wasn’t even close. Incumbent Assemblyman Parker Space (R-24) and his running mate, Sussex Freeholder Gail Phoebus, cruised in Tuesday’s LD24 Republican primary, the only one on the GOP side of the aisle that Read More