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Gallagher: Beck lost LD11 because she “ran as a lone ranger”

Fair criticism? You be the judge, Save Jerseyans, but following the Republican Party’s stunning loss in the 11th Legislative District on Tuesday, prominent Monmouth County news  commentator and Republican consultant Art Gallagher of MoreMonmouthMusings appeared to place the blame squarely on outgoing state Senator Jennifer Beck herself. Gallagher published a long-form post on Thursday attributing Democrat […]

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Investigating Colin Bell’s predatory role in Atlantic County’s foreclosure crisis

A number of months ago, “Hurley in the Morning” began an investigation regarding New Jersey State Senate candidate Colin Bell. Today, we will reveal some of the results that call into question Colin Bell’s qualifications to hold elective office and his choice to make money on the backs of struggling homeowners facing foreclosure. First, a […]

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Paterson mayor, 3 others plead guilty in overtime scandal

PATERSON – Mayor Jose”Joey” Torres and three department of public works supervisors accepted plea deals Friday on charges they acted as the mayor’s personal handymen while bilking the city for overtime. The four were due before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Sheila Venable at 1:30 p.m. for a hearing but negotiations delayed the start of […]


LD8 NEWS: Navy SEAL Ryan Peters unanimously selected to succeed Rodriguez-Gregg

Burlington County’s 8th district Republican committee members met on Wednesday evening and assented – unanimously – to Ryan Peters as Assemblyman Joe Howarth’s LD8 running mate this November. Save Jersey previously reported that Peters, a Navy SEAL and first-term Burlington County freeholder, was the front runner to succeed Maria Rodriguez-Gregg who recently declined to seek […]

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Former Bergen GOP Chairman echoes Murphy, compares Trump era to rise of Hitler

N.J. gubernatorial nominee Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) raised eyebrows when he compared President Donald Trump — and his supporters — to the Nazi Party on more than one occasion this election cycle.  At least one New Jersey Republican appears to agree with him. “The Republican Party is the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower and Reagan. It […]

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Despite tough LD40 loss, DiGaetano nets 350+ for BCRO fish dinner fundraiser

Understandably, intra-party opponents sought to cast Paul DiGaetano‘s ill-fated LD40 Senate primary campaign as a referendum of sorts on his chairmanship of the Bergen County Republican Party. November looms large without a doubt but, at least for now, there aren’t any outward signs of mutiny on DiGaetano’s home turf. By way of example: 350+ Bergen […]

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Golden’s Touch: The magic power of “the line” is a myth

Many pundits are explaining away Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s victory in the NJ GOP gubernatorial primary to the power of “the line” — the party organization’s column on the ballot, particularly in Monmouth and Ocean Counties where Guadagno earned 20,106 of her 37,712 vote margin of victory. InsiderNJ pointed out this morning that Guadagno had […]


GOP Freeholder Returns to Work After Donating Her Kidney

A twenty-year-old Medford, New Jersey woman (Jamie Westphal) reportedly underwent a successful kidney transplant back in March, Save Jerseyans, as part of a “domino transplant” involving a group of 18 donors and recipients from across the United States. One of the prospective donors who initially responded to a Facebook plea offered on Westphal’s behalf? One of […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In LD26, Hank Lyon Can’t Be Bought By Special Interests

A famous American by the name of Paul Revere cried through the streets “The Red Coats are Coming! The Red Coats are Coming!” Today a new battle cry can be heard in the streets during the LD26 assembly primary, and that cry is, “[t]he special interests are coming! The special interest are coming” For you see, […]

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What does Wayne mean for the LD40 race?

LD40 is one of the places where New Jersey political observers will have their eyes glued on Primary Election Night, Save Jerseyans. Partisan control of the district is unlikely to change hands in November. This battle is for control of the Northeastern New Jersey Republican party following the imminent retirement of long-time LD40 legislator Kevin […]

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Cesaro Hits Back at DeCroce for ‘Hiding’ from Gas Tax Vote

Asw. Betty Lou DeCroce‘s recent mailer-delivered dual shot at opponents Morris County Freeholders John Cesaro and Hank Lyon in this year’s four-person LD26 Assembly contest drew Cesaro’s ire on Thursday. “I do understand she wants to hide the fact that she sided with the Democrats in voting to make New Jersey’s gas tax one of the highest […]

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LD40 VIDEO: Robertson Rails Against Passaic County Ballot in Wayne as Assembly Opponent Looks On

I had the pleasure of visiting Wayne, New Jersey on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans, a key Passaic County battleground in this spring’s bare-knuckle GOP brawl for control of LD40’s legislative seats. The North Jersey Regional Tea Party (good folks – check’em out here) invited me to talk about the state of New Jersey politics in 2017, […]

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GOP’s Brown Riding High (with NAACP Praise?) as LD2 Dems Flounder

It’s far too competitive of a district for anyone to get comfortable, Save Jerseyans, but the state senatorial campaign of Asm. Chris Brown (R-2) is riding high these days. Saturday’s NAACP Freedom Fund Awards breakfast in Atlantic City was illustrative. Brown and his Democrat State Senate colleague Ron Rice of Newark received NAACP Atlantic City Government Service […]

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ANOTHER PETITION PUSHING MATCH: Gubernatorial Hopeful Singh Accuses Passaic Clerk of Petition ‘Mischief’

Politics makes for strange bedfellows, Save Jerseyans. This morning? In LD40? Atlantic City’s Hirsh Singh made the long trip up to Paterson for a court house steps press conference. According to a press release obtained by Save Jersey, the long-shot Republican gubernatorial candidate will criticize Passaic County’s Republican clerk, Kristin Corrado, concerning the way in which […]

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Trump’s Summer White House Will Be In New Jersey

Mar-a-Lago is warming up, Save Jerseyans, which means Bedminster, New Jersey is about to become President Donald Trump’s summer White House. Politico has the full story. Some residents are apprehensive given the expected traffic and other security-related issues that hand-in-hand with presidential visits. Back in December, Rep. Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) sought federal aid to help his district […]

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