Category: John Amodeo

A Tale of Two Assembly Seats

Amodeo Concedes in LD2 While Scarpa Gains Ground in LD38 By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A quick Election 2013 recount update for those of you retaining some stomach lining: Fading Republican hopes of a successful legal challenge in LD2 were Read More

Amodeo Loses LD2 Recount

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s all over in LD2, Save Jerseyans. The unofficial results of the Assembly recount between incumbent John Amodeo and challenger Vincent Mazzeo are in: this time, Mazzeo defeated Amodeo by 39 votes, 25,166 to 25,127, Read More

A Boardwalk Empire Cautionary Tale

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The extraordinary exploits of the fictionalized Enoch Thompson of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire epitomize two very ordinary, superficially contradictory themes: opportunity and mortality. That’s Nucky’s life. He’s always on the brink of empire or oblivion simultaneously. Read More

Amodeo Loses By 30-Something

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everyone is coming up with a slightly different count at the moment, Save Jerseyans, but the end result is the same: Asm. John Amodeo (R) has unofficially lost his bid for reelection to Northfield Mayor Read More

Judge Orders LD2 Ballots Counted

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Atlantic/Cape May Assignment Judge Julio Mendez has dealt a potential blow to the campaign of incumbent Assemblyman John Amodeo (R), Save Jerseyans, ruling on Friday afternoon that 115 of 116 challenged provisional ballots would be opened and counted. Read More

Amodeo Up 10; Court Scrutiny Coming

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s been a real roller coaster ride in LD2, Save Jerseyans. With the provisional ballots counted, incumbent Asm. John Amodeo (R) leads challenger Vincent Mazzeo (D) by just 10 votes. Democrats dispute this total, claiming Read More

LD2 & LD38 Remain Unresolved

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 7:05 a.m. Hang on to your seats, Save Jerseyans. This year’s closest legislative district races may take longer to resolve than first anticipated. The latest: up in LD38, GOP challenger Joe Scarpa is now Read More

Amodeo Holding, for Now, in LD2

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 11/7/13 @ 10:15 a.m. Election 2013 isn’t over for everyone, Save Jerseyans. Assembly GOP’ers are concerned that their limited but nevertheless welcome gains in LD1 and (likely) LD38 could be partially mitigated by a Read More

Jersey Shore GOP Cries Foul

Seven Jersey Shore Legislators Say Democrat Ashbritt Hearing “Tainted the Shore’s Recovery with Politics” By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog “Blue” Jersey is predominantly red at the Jersey Shore, Save Jerseyans, and the mostly-Republican legislative delegations representing those counties were less than pleased Read More