Tag: saudino

Bergen Republican legislators, candidates split with county GOP over Saudino

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County GOP’s curious decision to embrace its turncoat former Sheriff Mike Saudino – forced to resign for bigoted statements after his defection to the Democrat Party – drew a major backlash on Thursday from the Read More

Back in the Bergen GOP fold, Saudino also donated to the 2019 Morris Democrat sheriff candidate

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Former Bergen Sheriff Mike Saudino abandoned the GOP for the Democrat Party; then he was forced to resign in disgrace after being caught on tape using bigoted slurs. This week he was publicly re-embraced by the Bergen Read More

Schmelz decries ex-Republican Saudino’s “hate and ignorance” caught on audio tape

HACKENSACK, N.J. — It was almost three years ago that Michael Saudino, popular Republican Bergen County Sheriff, helped solidify the GOP’s county-wide slide by switching allegiances to the then-insurgent Democrats.  The move proved that the turncoat lawman’s principles were, at Read More

NJ-05: McCann says Saudino snub exemplifies “partisan politics above friendship”

HACKENSACK, N.J. — One of North Jersey’s enduring political alliances came to an official and crashing end on Monday when Bergen County Democrat Sheriff Mike Saudino threw his support behind incumbent Democrat Josh Gottheimer in the NJ-05 Congressional race. A Read More

OPINION: BCRO should bypass convention to renominate DeNicola

By Giancarlo Ghione | The Save Jersey Blog While the 2016 focus remains on the presidential election, Save Jerseyans, Bergen County Republicans are digging in to protect the last remaining seat in county government.  Just a few short years ago, Read More

Saudino’s greatest betrayal? Siding with the Democrats’ police-hating allies

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Support for America’s local police used to be fairly universal or at least never a partisan issue. Over the last year, however, Democrats have shown their true colors by siding against law enforcement at every turn. Read More

Yudin breaks silence, calls on “traitor” Saudino to return GOP donations

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Bergen County Republican Chairman Bob Yudin issued his first formal statement on Sheriff Michael Saudino‘s defection from the Republican Party on Sunday night, Save Jerseyans, going directly after the former GOP law enforcement official’s Read More

DeNicola, down two running mates, slams Saudino and vows to fight hard

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Bergen County GOP lost a freeholder (retirement), state senator (also retirement) AND a sheriff (defection) in one week, Save Jerseyans. At least one veteran Republican is vowing to battle on. Maura DeNicola Read More