Category: Special Election

Analyzing Booker’s Bergen Victory

High-Income Whites Put Booker Over the Top By Rick Shaftan | The Save Jersey Blog It’s not often that a Republican wins Wallington, South Hackensack, Lyndhurst, Ridgefield and Rochelle Park and loses Oradell, Old Tappan, Norwood, Woodcliff Lake and Northvale Read More

Booker’s Official As of This Morning

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno met with the Board of State Canvassers on Monday morning at the State House Annex around 10:00 a.m., Save Jerseyans, in her capacity as Secretary of State to certify the results of Read More

N.J. Elects Generic Democrat

By Phil Kerpen | The New Jersey Senate Special Election in two pictures: With literally nothing else on the ballot, get-out-the-vote literature did not include Booker’s name. Congratulations to Senator-Elect Generic Democrat on his ten point victory.

Apples and Oranges

What can we learn from the Booker-Lonegan contest? By Art Gallagher | For those who try to read political tea leaves, the only lesson to be taken from the results of the Special Election this week is that apples and oranges make Read More

Christie/Booker Essex Photo Op

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Gov. Chris Christie (R-Mendham) and Sen.-Elect Cory Booker (D-Twitter) met today in Essex County for a supermarket groundbreaking that quickly turned into a #njsen victory celebration for New Jersey’s most popular politicians. Take a deep Read More

Lonegan Beats Kyrillos Margin

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a little bit of morning-after consolation for the Lonegan campaign: It significantly improved the Republican Party’s performance over that of the last GOP U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey. State Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) Read More

Palin Laments Lonegan Loss

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Conservatives are about ready to burst after swallowing twin defeats on Wednesday evening, Save Jerseyans. Myself included. The frustration extends well-beyond New Jersey. Sarah Palin, who campaigned for Steve Lonegan last weekend in Ocean County, Read More

You’ve Worn Me Out

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s official, Save Jerseyans. I’m exhausted and it’s your fault. Not all of you, of course. Not even a majority of you. But there’s a strong plurality out there in this blog’s ever-expanding online audience Read More