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NJGOP Chairman offers rare primary endorsement in LD8

TRENTON, NJ –  State party organizations rarely get involved in primaries for obvious reasons. NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt is making a rare exception in this year’s four-way LD8 Assembly contest.  “The State Republican Party has a general practice of not Read More

LD8: Norcross, Sweeney-tied unions donate thousands to GOP Assemblyman Howarth

EVESHAM TWP, N.J. – Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) lost the party line in this year’s primary election after Republicans (and some Democrats) accused him of trying to switch parties in the wake of Senator Dawn Addiego’s defection to the Democrats. Read More

New candidate enters LD8 GOP primary fray

LUMBERTON, N.J. – There’s another candidate on the field for June’s Republican primary in the  8th Legislative District. On Saturday, 46-year-old attorney Jason Huf announced his candidacy for one of the two Assembly seats on the ballot this cycle. Huf Read More

LD8: Burlington Republicans formally break ties with Assemblyman Howarth

By Matt Rooney _ It’s been clear for days now (to be precise, since Sheriff Stanfield reentered the fray and locked arms with Assemblyman Ryan Peters) that Joe Howarth wasn’t going to get the Republican line in this year’s LD8 Read More

LD8: Guadagno, Saxton, Layton, Allen, and small army of 70 GOP leaders line up against Howarth

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – The race to unseat incumbent GOP Assemblyman Joe Howarth (R-8) appears to be tilting in the challenger’s favor, at least in terms of party support.  On Thursday night, Burlington Republicans released a list of 70 Republican Read More

LD8: Burlington GOP continues to coalesce around Peters-Stanfield

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — In mid-February? 11 of 15 LD8 Republican municipal chairs endorsed the reelection of Assemblyman Joe Howarth. This weekend? 14 of the district’s 15 municipal chairs threw in behind Assemblyman Ryan Peters and Sheriff Jean Stanfield, leaving Read More

UPDATE: County GOP orgs move quickly to support Peters-Stanfield ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — Republicans are quickly locking arms and getting behind the newly-formed Peters-Stanfield LD8 ticket. On Wednesday, shortly after news broke of the ticket’s formation, the 8th Legislative District screening committee threw its full weight behind incumbent Assemblyman Read More

LD8: Retiring sheriff Stanfield will join the Peters Assembly ticket

MT. HOLLY, N.J. — And just like that? The momentum has shifted again in the Burlington County GOP’s messy break-up with Dawn Addiego and Joe Howarth. According to the New Jersey Globe, retiring but popular Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield Read More