Beaten in back to back Bergen County election cycles, the GOP wants to take advantage of Gov. Chris Christie atop the ticket next year to regain the advantage. The party is especially interested in competing against state Sen. Robert Gordon (D-38).
There are several names circulating as possible challengers.
Former Freeholder John Driscroll, former Assemblyman Guy Talarico, Fair Lawn Deputy Mayor John Cosgrove and 2011 Assembly candidate Fernando Alonso.
The Democratic National Committee is targeting Gov. Chris Christie as the New Jersey executive begins his term serving as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.Read More >
BY Giancarlo Tello As an undocumented New Jersey student of 17 years, forced to drop out of Rutgers University because I could not afford the discriminatory out-of-state rate of $27,500 a year, I find Martin Perez’ misguided response to the... Read More >
"It's incredible, it's a dream. I would never have imagined that I would be running for mayor, but to have Ken Gibson say that, I didn't expect it. Having Ken Gibson on my side is the ultimate reference check. It's the ultimate in street credibility. Mr. Gibson said it, when he was running for mayor, people said that they weren't ready, but Mr. Gibson said 'ready or not, here I come.' I think that's apropos for my campaign. Newark is ready for this." Newark Mayoral candidate Ras Baraka- PolitickerNJ.com
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