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Schmelz Launches Underdog Bergen Executive Campaign

By Matthew Gilson _ Standing in front of a crowd of around 150 (including many children), Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz announced his bid for Bergen County Executive on Sunday. Schmelz is a two-term Mayor of the heavily Democratic town where Read More

Schmelz launching Bergen Executive campaign on Sunday

By The Staff _ Bergenfield Mayor Norman Schmelz will formally launch his anticipated run against incumbent Bergen County Executive James Tedesco on Sunday March 4th. Bergen Republicans haven’t held the executive position since Tedesco, a former Paramus Mayor, defeated Kathleen Read More

A race that could change everything? Mailers, Big Labor invade Morris in final hours

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I’m going to put together a more comprehensive “races to watch” list for you before next Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, but the civil war in Morris County is almost certain to top the Read More

Not-so-civil war heats up as GOP Chair, Buccos publicly take sides in Freeholder battle

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In an interview with Save Jersey back around the time that the PAC angle came to light, in this year’s open Morris County Republican primaries, Chairman John Sette told me that he “nearly Read More

Morris Sheriff backs Cesaro slate as Democrat/labor cash continues to pour into the county

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Eight-term Morris Sheriff Edward Rochford is taking sides in this spring’s brutal freeholder primary, Save Jerseyans. “In my 23 years in county government, I have never witnessed a more dysfunctional Freeholder board Read More

Bach backs Smith in Morris GOP Freeholder fight

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We have another endorsement in the bare-knuckle brawl that is this year’s open Morris County GOP freeholder primary, Save Jerseyans. “Deborah Smith has demonstrated a deep and longstanding commitment to the Second Amendment,” said Read More

Mitchell Ready for Fresh Bergen Freeholder Bid

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog While the speculation existed for the last few weeks, Save Jersey can now confirm that former Freeholder John Mitchell will be a candidate for freeholder in 2015.  Meeting up with Mitchell at Read More

Looking ahead to Bergen 2015

By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog One thing that may have been forgotten in the beat down the Bergen County Republicans suffered on Tuesday is that despite the crushing loss, Save Jerseyans, the party will actually have the Read More