Tag: election

NJ-11: Webber drops new endorsements as Primary Day closes in

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — With Election Day less than one week out, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) tried to solidify his frontrunner status on Wednesday by dropping a new round of municipal endorsements. “The strength of our campaign is our people, and Read More

Passaic County Freeholder Candidate Gets Good Showing at Sanzari’s New Bridge Inn

NEW MILFORD, N.J. — Passaic County Freeholder candidate, Frank Pietropaolo of Wayne, New Jersey kicked off his campaign to unseat Democrats on the Passaic County Freeholder Board on Tuesday evening. The event was hosted by supporter Joseph Sanzari at his restaurant, Read More

Are “blue wave” boosters bound for disappointment?

By Matt Rooney _ It’s almost gospel in media (and political) circles that the GOP’s goose is cooked in 2018. And it might be, Save Jerseyans. The president’s party usually loses at least some seats in a midterm cycle (with Read More

Frank Pallone’s brother ousts Christiecrat, wins Long Branch mayoralty

LONG BRANCH, N.J. — The brother of long-time North Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is now the mayor-elect of Long Branch. John Pallone soundly defeated 28-year incumbent Adam Schneider on Tuesday, 62%-32%, a rematch of a 1994 contest in the Monmouth Read More

N.J. Democrats are enacting automatic voter registration for discharged parolees, welfare recipients

TRENTON, N.J. — A government for everyone except those who play by the rules? And pay the bills? With stunning speed, New Jersey Democrats moved on Thursday to automatically register state residents to vote at not only Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Read More

This 24-year-old GOP candidate may become New Jersey’s youngest elected woman

WESTWOOD, N.J. — The age of #MeToo activism and anti-Trump hyperbole has Republicans running scared (rightly or wrongly) in many of New Jersey’s bedroom suburban enclaves. Can a group of new millennial GOP candidates affect a reset? One such candidate is Read More

Over the Top: Special-Interest Lobbyists Spend $90.8M in 2017

The two biggest spenders of special-interest groups lobbying on issues affecting New Jersey residents this past year surprisingly were focused on the same number: $300 million, but for different reasons. Click to expand/close Both Public Service Enterprise Group, the giant Read More