In the battleground 12th District, Democratic Senator Ellen Karcher and Republican Assemblywoman Jennifer Beck fired their cannons at close range in the Monmouth Reform Temple in Tinton Falls on Tuesday, at a debate sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County.
The place was standing room only, with the rest of the state of New Jersey weighing on the District 12 event like a psychic mother lode. The majority Dems figure the map works in their favor until 2011, when redistricting occurs, and with sufficiently safe districts elsewhere, they’ve essentially conceded the neighboring 11th, 13th, and 14th districts - to throw their money into this one-time Republican lock district, where Karcher must get through the tenacious Beck.Read More >
With about five weeks to go before the general election, it’s risky to write off any political campaign as a lost cause. But several underdog candidates who once seemed to have a slight chance at running competitive races do not seem to have picked up steam or support from their parties.
State Senate candidates Robert Colletti, Richard Dennison, Gina Genovese and John Villapiano have all run spirited campaigns. And while none has a good shot at winning on November 6th, all four insist that their campaigns are very much alive.
Meanwhile, Seema Singh’s State Senate campaign isn’t necessarily dead, though it is on life support.Read More >
The campaign sign on a run-down bar in the Chelsea section says Bob Levy, candidate for mayor, will make the streets safe and clean.
Now Levy, two years into office, is suddenly underground, and political operators in city government are appealing to Trenton for guidance about who’s in charge.
Democrats in the District 2 legislative race, meanwhile, today proclaimed a 10-9 round in the inevitable Levy fallout war, and Republicans said not so fast.
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Dems warn Christie will tack right if re-elected ATLANTIC CITY – Democratic Party officials came together in Southern Jersey Friday evening to rally behind the state lawmaker set to challenge Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Sen. Barbara Buono was surrounded in Atlantic City by top party officials who say it’s...
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By Tedford J. Taylor No topic is a less likely conversation-starter than our eventual deaths. Still, there is a lot to talk about. When polled, about 90 percent of people presented with end-of-life scenarios prefer the prospect of dying at home with... Read More >
“You represent the grit and tenacity that make Jersey City special. Thank you for believing in this great American experiment called democracy.” - Jersey City Mayor-elect Steve Fulop, to supporters at his victory party last night.- PolitickerNJ.com
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