Tag: burlington

LD8: Burlington Republicans formally break ties with Assemblyman Howarth

By Matt Rooney _ It’s been clear for days now (to be precise, since Sheriff Stanfield reentered the fray and locked arms with Assemblyman Ryan Peters) that Joe Howarth wasn’t going to get the Republican line in this year’s LD8 Read More

LD8: Guadagno, Saxton, Layton, Allen, and small army of 70 GOP leaders line up against Howarth

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The race to unseat incumbent GOP Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) appears to be tilting in the challenger’s favor, at least in terms of party support.  On Thursday night, Burlington Republicans released a list of 70 Republican Read More

With Burlington in Democrat hands? The taxpayer-funded goodies are flowing!

By Matt Rooney _ “Elections have consequences,” Save Jerseyans. We hear it all the time. Usually, the famous admonition refers to stuff like judicial picks or policy shifts.  In New Jersey? The most common “consequences” are cash, jobs, and other Read More

LD8: Burlington GOP continues to coalesce around Peters-Stanfield

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — In mid-February? 11 of 15 LD8 Republican municipal chairs endorsed the reelection of Assemblyman Joe Howarth. This weekend? 14 of the district’s 15 municipal chairs threw in behind Assemblyman Ryan Peters and Sheriff Jean Stanfield, leaving Read More

UPDATE: County GOP orgs move quickly to support Peters-Stanfield ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Republicans are quickly locking arms and getting behind the newly-formed Peters-Stanfield LD8 ticket. On Wednesday, shortly after news broke of the ticket’s formation, the 8th Legislative District screening committee threw its full weight behind incumbent Assemblyman Read More

LD8: Retiring sheriff Stanfield will join the Peters Assembly ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — And just like that? The momentum has shifted again in the Burlington County GOP’s messy break-up with Dawn Addiego and Joe Howarth. According to the New Jersey Globe, retiring but popular Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield Read More

Collapsing Burlington County GOP establishment loses its sheriff

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — It was another brutal end (to another brutal week) for the rapidly-collapsing Burlington County Republican Party. On Saturday, Sheriff Jean Stanfied’s (R-Westampton) long-speculated decision to NOT seek reelection in 2019 became public. _ “After more than Read More

Foote defends Howarth, tells Burlco GOP its new chair “only has as much power as you relinquish to him”

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — The Burlington County GOP was already on the ropes and heading for the mat after losing its freeholder board and its only county-based Republican state senator (Dawn Addiego) in a few short months. Now a successor Read More

N.J. GOP Senator flips to Dems, and former running mate says she’s acting out of “self-preservation”

TRENTON, N.J. — State Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (D-8) was a moderate Chris Christie Republican who voted for the gas tax increase and other Trenton priorities. Then, as the NJGOP collapsed in upon itself, she aligned herself with the Sweeney-led Read More