Tag: macarthur

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-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

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

NJ-03: MacArthur invokes the caravan, says Democrat Kim will “let everyone in”

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — The parties are playing to their perceived (translated: polled) strengths as Election 2018 enters its final hours. Democrats are talking preexisting conditions. Republicans — including NJ-03’s Tom MacArthur — are invoking the massive caravans (now totaling Read More

Updated Ratings: N.J. Senate and House Races

By Matt Rooney _ Election 2018 is only one week away, Save Jerseyans. Praise the Lord! Pumpkin pie, jingle bells, football playoffs, and a brief respite from political commercials is almost here; it’s truly the most wonderful time of the Read More

MacArthur praises police, compares mail bomber incident to Scalise’s shooting

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A suspect was in custody on Friday afternoon in the case of several bombs (or attempts at bombs) which were mailed to prominent Democrat politicians.  Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, N.J.-03) thanked law enforcement and called for calm Read More