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RESULTS: Somerset GOP loses sheriff’s post but freeholder fight remains tight

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – Democratic challenger Darrin Russo is the sheriff-elect in Somerset County, vanquishing Republican Bill Parenti in a result that’s no surprise to pundits. On the freeholder front? Where control of the board hangs in the balance? Democrat Melanie Read More

Facebook Fail: Somerset Dems encourage those who ‘hate our country’ to run for office

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – The Somerset County Democrat Committee raised more than a few eyebrows over the weekend when they posted a meme to their official Facebook page encouraging those who “hate our country” to run for office. “If you hate 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

And Then There Were Three…

BY THE STAFF | THE SAVE JERSEY BLOG There is plenty on the line ahead of Thursday’s convention at the BCRO headquarters in Hackensack, Save Jerseyans. The Bergen County Republican Freeholder primary will decide whether Republicans take back control of the Read More

REPORT: Fitzhenry Out of Bergen Race

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog And then there were three, Save Jerseyans? According to reliable sources, former LD36 Senate candidate Brian Fitzhenry is withdrawing from consideration ahead of Wednesday’s Bergen County Republican Organization Convention (BCRO) in Hackensack. Fitzhenry’s decision comes Read More

BCRO Policy Committee Results

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The BCRO’s Policy Committee met tonight and made its recommendations with one week to go before the Bergen Republican convention, Save Jerseyans. I’m told approximately 50-ish of the 100 members showed up. Here’s how the Read More