Tag: thompson

N.J. Senator: No safeguards in place to prevent illegal alien voter registration

TRENTON, N.J. — Renewed, contemporaneous pushes to (1) implement automatic voter registration at MVC locations and (2) give drivers licenses to illegal immigrants has at least one New Jersey legislator questioning whether there are any safeguards in place to prevent voter Read More

Small-Business Advocate Endorses Thompson, Dancer and Clifton in LD 12

The NFIB/NJ PAC, the political arm of the National Federation of Independent Businesses in New Jersey, has endorsed Senator Sam Thompson, Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblyman Rob Clifton for reelection in the 12th legislative district. “Your election is not only critical to Read More

VIDEO: Panos Blasts “Disrespectful” Haney Backers After Thompson’s Middlesex Convention Loss

By all accounts, Save Jerseyans? Chairwoman Lucille Panos‘s first Middlesex Convention went smoothly notwithstanding the expected, usual array of controversies. That’s the good news. The bad news: Panos’s endorsed gubernatorial candidate (Kim Guadagno) and political patron/incumbent State Senator (Sam Thompson) Read More

MIDDLESEX RESULTS: Ciattarelli Wins Solid Victory Over Guadagno

Today’s convention hall vote was as hotly contested as it was, well, hot (politicians were speaking all morning after all!), Save Jerseyans, with 800+ Middlesex Republicans delegates and plenty of GOP dignitaries from neighboring jurisdictions (including Senate GOP Leader Tom Kean, Read More

Tensions, Passions Mount Ahead of Spirited Middlesex Convention Vote Count

Voting in the contentious LD12 Senate and gubernatorial primaries just wrapped up here at Old Bridge High School, Save Jerseyans, and if I’m being candid (which I always endeavor to be with you), this is one of the tensest conventions Read More

POLL: Which LD12 Senate Candidate Wins Middlesex’s Convention?

One of this spring’s surprise primary contests? LD12, where veteran State Senator Sam Thompson (who first went to Trenton back in 1998) is receiving a strong challenge from Old Bridge GOP Chairman Art Haney who, for his part, is backed up Read More

Burlington Screening Committee Goes for Ciattarelli, Haney

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno has undeniable momentum after Bergen and Cumberland victories, Save Jerseyans, but one of New Jersey’s most powerful Republican organizations isn’t going along with the flow. On Friday, the Burlington County Republican Screening Committee struck an independent chord and endorsed Read More

Petition Launched to Investigate Booker’s Newark

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Senators Sam Thompson (R-Burlington, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean) and Ron Rice (D-Essex) are ramping-up their bipartisan push to get the  “New Jersey Legislative Select Committee on Investigation” (a/k/a the Bridgegate SCI) to investigate evidence of rampant Read More