Category: Union County

LD21 rebels’ closing case: Bramnick, Munoz “will continue to wallow in a diminishing GOP minority” if reelected

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Martin Marks was once a Republican mayor. He’s running as an independent in this year’s LD21 general election, but his closing argument to voters is a plea, unusually, to save the party of the incumbents against whom Read More

LD21: GOP incumbents canvass Cranford, rail against overdevelopment

CRANFORD, N.J. – Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz are defaulting to door-to-door campaigning down the homestretch. They’re hoping to hold to their 21st Legislative District Assembly seats in this cycle’s top-targeted, three ticket race.  On Tuesday with one week left Read More

LD21: In bid for Democrat support, GOP Assembly leader broadcasts “F” rating from NRA

WESTFIELD, N.J. – The New Jersey Assembly’s top Republican is making no secret about his decidedly pro-gun control orientation heading into the fall elections. According to a source in the district, the campaign of Assembly GOP Minority Leader Jon Bramnick 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

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

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

NJ-12: Kipnis raises cash, rallies backers at Trump National

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — In his quest to unseat Bonnie Watson Coleman in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District, Middlesex County attorney Daryl Kipnis got a little help from his friends on Wednesday night at President Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf club. A Read More

Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami’s family sued Elizabeth for anti-Muslim harrassment

The family of Ahmad Khan Rahami, arrested in connection with weekend bombings in Seaside Park and New York City, sued the city of Elizabeth in 2011, alleging a pattern of harassment and religious discrimination by city officials. According to the Read More