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What to watch on N.J. Primary Day 2020

By Matt Rooney _ Tuesday evening might offer the most anti-climactic primary night in memory, Save Jerseyans, since no one knows how the slow-roll of a mostly mail-in ballot election will play out.  Here’s what I’ll be looking for on Read More

“Swamp creature,” “filthy” insults fly in hyper-personal NJ-05 GOP primary

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Not dissimilar to what’s happening down in South Jersey’s 3rd District, this year’s NJ-05 GOP primary isn’t being decided on the issues so much as a hyper-personal brawl between the primary combatants representing different factions inside of Read More

Bergen gives its line to McCann, Mehta without a committee-wide vote

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County used to have one of the state’s most open, democratic Republican primary conventions. Not in 2020. On Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of Bergen County Republican machinations, Save Jersey learned about a Wednesday Read More

ELECTION 2020: Auth focused on Assembly but not ruling out NJ-5 Republican run

HASKELL, N.J. – Fresh from his victory in the 39th Legislative District this November, Robert Auth (R-39) said he’s focusing on the forthcoming 2020-2021 legislative session in Trenton. He isn’t, however, ruling out an entry into the 5th Congressional District Read More

ELECTION 2020: fourth candidate enters NJ-05 GOP primary

BOGOTA, N.J. – The race to take one two-term Democrat Josh Gottheimer is becoming a bit crowded. On Sunday, New Jersey Globe was first to report that Bergen County resident Paul Duggan plans to enter the 2020 Republican primary in Read More

NJ-05: Republican Pallotta exploring 2020 challenge to Gottheimer

MAHWAH, NJ – Frank Pallotta is taking a look at next year’s 5th District congressional race. Late Tuesday night, the former Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley banking executive announced the formation of an exploratory committee. _ “I have decided to Read More

NJ-5’s Gottheimer attacks McCann by name. What’s his polling showing? | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ When your opponent is drowning? Throw them an anchor. But if they’re alone, by themselves, in the middle of the ocean? This is the somewhat enviable dilemma facing every well-heeled electoral campaign that’s ever led an Read More

NJ-05: McCann camp polling memo claims narrow lead over Gottheimer

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Internal polls always raise eyebrows and encourage debate, Save Jerseyans, but an advance copy of a forthcoming draft polling memo obtained by Save Jersey from a Republican source is certain to stir debate in North Jersey political circles. The Read More