Tag: Bucco

POLL: Who’s the best candidate to succeed Bucco as LD25’s next assembly member?

DENVILLE, N.J. – Anthony Bucco’s and Brian Bergen’s victories on November 5th opened up an Assembly seat in lean-Republican LD25. That’s because Bucco, formerly an Assemblyman, was previously elevated to his late father’s State Senate seat. He controversially remained on Read More

LD25 Democrat Assembly nominee: Murphy is “probably going to be a one-term governor”

ROCKAWAY, N.J. – It likely bodes ill for Governor Phil Murphy’s 2021 prospects that 2019’s swing district legislative candidates are running away from him. Fast. Down in LD1 on Monday evening, an incumbent Democrat State Senator sought to distance himself Read More

Election 2019: Our comprehensive N.J. legislative race ratings

By Matt Rooney _ We’re one week from another election day, Save Jerseyans, and with Assembly contests topping the ballot across New Jersey, it’s fair to assume that turnout will be light. Very light. Distressingly light, in fact, given the Read More

Trenton Democrats voted to let Booker run for two offices at once. Why can’t Bucco?

By Matt Rooney _ Tony Bucco (the son) is going to seek his father’s state Senate seat AND reelection to the Assembly simultaneously this fall, Save Jerseyans, a move catalyzed by the elder Bucco’s recent sudden passing. He’ll join the Read More

Republicans blast Democrats for prioritizing mail-in ballots over N.J. property taxes

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey has big problems. Trenton Democrats convened a rare August session this week to fix mail-in ballot procedures; the fix will prevent those who requested mail-in ballots for the 2017 and 2018 general elections from having to Read More