Author: Patrick Murray

New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Recap

New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Recap

New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Recap (6/4/14) - By the numbers. Worth the read for those interested in GOTV targeting and ballot position logistics. ...

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New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Outlook

New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Outlook

New Jersey 2014 Primary Day Outlook (6/2/14) - Handicapping CD12-D, CD03-R, and US Senate. ...

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When it comes to profiling Christie, facts are for wussies

When it comes to profiling Christie, facts are for wussies (4/10/14) - As the national media stories on our Guv pile up, expect more blunders about the Garden State. ...

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The Race is On!

The Race is On!  (2/24/14) - Well, somebody had to announce Sweeney and Fulop are running. ... .

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True or Not, Wildstein Letter Hurts “Christie 2016”

True or Not, Wildstein Letter Hurts “Christie 2016” (2/2/14) - It all hinges on his effectiveness as RGA chair. ...

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NJ Election Bullet Points

NJ Election Bullet Points (11/6/13) - Countervailing messages in yesterday's results; ticket-splitting, and more. ...

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2013 New Jersey Exit Poll Results

2013 New Jersey Exit Poll Results (11/6/13) - A recap of what we learned from yesterday's exit poll. ...

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Candidate Buono’s Legacy

Candidate Buono’s Legacy  (11/1/13) - Unfortunately for New Jersey, Sen. Buono's campaign lacked an effective message and messenger. ...

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: October 1st

Bergen County Freeholder forum mostly convivial, but at times confrontational TEANECK - The Bergen County freeholder forum on Tuesday night was a relatively collegial affair until the final two minutes on the 90-minute event. Republican freeholder candidate Robert Avery, flanked by fellow GOP freeholder candidate Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh, referred to...


Legislation needed for publicly financed gubernatorial elections

By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor.  Not only is there no current legal... Read More >


(10-1-14) Mayor Fulop’s Working Family Rebellion Spreads - What began as a commitment between Mayor Steve Fulop and the people of Jersey City is fast becoming a movement spreading... more »
In tribute to John Sheridan, a good and great man     I first learned late last night from television news that John P. Sheridan, Jr. and his wife, Joyce had... more »
(Trenton, NJ) --  On September 23, 2015 I shall dig this up and eat whatever crow I've got coming, but in the meantime only a listicle... more »
 The following letter was sent today to Republican state legislators, county chairs, state committee members, and New Hampshire... more »

Quote of the Day

quote of the day

"I see Loretta Weinberg in the back of the room. Loretta, you have my eternal admiration for what you did to rid the Democratic Party of a certain political boss. However, not everyone shares that distinction." - Bergen County Republican Freeholder candidate Robert Avery

- PolitickerNJ


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