Tag: Whelan

Casino referendum widens gulf between AC GOP and its Republican Governor

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie reiterated his support for expanding casino gambling to North Jersey during a Tuesday press availability, Save Jerseyans, and even expressed openness to campaign for the referendum. One Atlantic County Read More

UPDATE: GOP prevails in Red Bank recount

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The tight contest between Democrat Councilman Michael DuPont and Republican newcomer Michael Whelan is officially over, Save Jerseyans. Whelan increased his narrow single-digit victory margin in a Friday morning recount initiated by DuPont who told MoreMonmouthMusings he Read More

DiSomma: sore loser Red Bank Dems “try to make 2+2=5”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite a historic albeit close loss on Election Day, Save Jerseyans, Red Bank Democrats (who’ve lost consecutive municipal elections in a clear rejection of their governing tenure by the voters) have decided Read More

Battleground Atlantic: Punchy Democrats push ahead without a clear vision

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We all lived through Election 2013, Save Jerseyans. I’m not sure whether small inconveniences like “issues” will matter in 2015’s legislative battlegrounds if Democrat Super PACs perform as expected in the weeks Read More

Shore GOP Pushes Back Against Dems Over North Jersey Casinos

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Jersey Shore GOP is waging a 3-cycle war at the moment, Save Jerseyans, precipitated by the distressed Atlantic City casino industry. Our friend Michael Donohue, chairman of the Cape May GOP, took direct Read More

Atlantic City: Too Big to Save?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog HBO’s Boardwalk Empire will wrap up this fall, Save Jerseyans, five seasons into a series that launched with critical acclaim but is slated to end amid sober commentary concluding “it’s for the best.” The Read More

Balles’s Daughter Hits Back at Whelan

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog During his recent barnstorm in battleground LD2, Governor Chris Christie likened incumbent state Senator Jim Whelan to a friendly “grandfather” who turns into an “animal” when it’s election season, savaging his opponents with a steady Read More