Tag: schirmer

Yaede critic Schirmer won’t seek reelection in Hamilton

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Once considered a rising star in New Jersey Republican politics, Hamilton Township Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer is not seeking reelection this fall. “I have decided to not seek re-election,” said Schirmer in a late Wednesday press release. Read More

Hamilton PD: I’m retiring – not resigning – and it’s unrelated to my post comparing Dems to the KKK

HAMILTON, N.J. — More to the story? NJ.com reported on Thursday that Hamilton Township Public Defender Edward Gore had agreed to resign after posting “I haven’t seen this many Democrats in white since they created the KKK” on Facebook. _ Read More

Another slight to Sweeney? Hamilton’s education association endorses GOP challenger

Something a little unusual out of Central Jersey today: the Hamilton Township Education Association (HTEA) is backing Hamilton Councilwoman and LD14 Republican State Senate candidate Ileana Schirmer this year over incumbent Linda Greenstein, Save Jerseyans. The HTEA, encompassing all employees Read More

This N.J. candidate isn’t giving up on the gas tax fight

The vote went down last October. Neither major party gubernatorial candidate is talking repeal. But Hamilton Councilwoman and LD14 State Senate candidate Ileana Schirmer isn’t done fighting New Jersey’s uber-controversial gas tax. Linda Greenstein, the Democrat incumbent and Schirmer’s opponent, Read More

COWARDS: Vulnerable N.J. Dems abstained on #HorizonHeist bill

It’s hard to find someone in Trenton who doesn’t have an opinion on the #HorizonHeist bill, Save Jerseyans, but a few Democrats didn’t bother to take a position at all. Their reasoning didn’t have anything to do with ethical conflicts Read More

Here are the four districts N.J. Republicans think they can flip in 2017

Conventional wisdom suggests that Election 2017 is going to be a rough one for New Jersey Republicans. Chris Christie’s approval rating is in the toilet. The map sucks. Etc. and so on. But candidate recruitment has been strong on the Read More

Replacing Greenstein

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Democrat legislators Linda Greenstein and Bonnie Watson Coleman are taking chunks out of each other at the moment, Save Jerseyans, battling to replace the retiring Rush Holt in CD12. There’s other candidates in the mix, Read More