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Learning from N.J. Election 2018, including the folly of trying to run from Trump | EINSTEIN

By Joshua Sotomayor-Einstein _ New Jersey Republicans are undoubtedly still reeling from the November 6th election day defeat. Although the over-hyped “Blue Wave” turned into a lower than historically normal change of House seats on the national level and a Read More

The AP calls NJ-03 for Andy Kim

TRENTON, N.J. — Chris Smith is now New Jersey’s only elected Republican federal representative. On Wednesday, the Associated Press declared challenger Andy Kim the victor over incumbent Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District which Donald Trump carried by Read More

NJ-02: Singh “will evaluate” 2020 challenge to Van Drew

By The Staff __ Indian American millennial businessman Hirsh Singh was the establishment favorite heading into the 2018 NJ-02 GOP primary. He’s an unapologetic Trump backer too. The Gilmore circle’s backing wasn’t enough to get Singh across the finish line Read More

NJ-02: Grossman alleges sabotage, “unnecessary obstacles from GOP leaders”

NORTHFIELD, N.J. — Atlantic County Jewish attorney and long-time activist Seth Grossman came within a little more than 6-points of upsetting Jeff Van Drew in NJ-02 this cycle. On Friday night, as the dust continued to settle across the sprawling South Read More

Van Drew’s weak win might make NJ-02 a top 2020 battleground

By Matt Rooney _ Democrat Jeff Van Drew’s relatively narrow 52.3% to 45.9% victory in NJ-02 was never seriously in doubt, Save Jerseyans. What many establishment Republicans are asking themselves this week is ‘was it avoidable?’ I didn’t think he’d Read More

NJ-03: MacArthur sitting tight until final 7k votes counted

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Trailing challenger Andy Kim after the initial tabulation of vote-by-mail ballots, Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur said he’s not making any decisions until the provisional ballot count is completed. “This has been a hard fought campaign and like Read More

Webber’s closing argument to NJ-11 voters: don’t reverse course on prosperity

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Assemblyman Jay Webber did what candidates do on a rainy election day and dropped in on the morning Brookside Diner crowd gathered at NJ-11’s Whippany. Unlike many of his GOP colleagues? Webber, a rock-ribbed conservative legislator Read More

NJ-03: Pence gives MacArthur an Election Eve Twitter shout-out

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — In 2018? Tweets are rapidly replacing robocalls as the preferred method of 11th hour VIP intervention in key down-ballot races. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his strong support for Rep. Tom MacArthur (R, N.J.-03) on Monday evening: Read More