State Sen. Joe Pennacchio won Somerset County tonight, easily rolling over his only opponent, Andy Unanue, at the Somerset County convention.
Pennacchio won almost 80% of the vote, getting 247 votes to Unanue’s 51.
Pennacchio already has the county line in Passaic, Bergen, Middlesex, Hunterdon and Salem Counties, along with hometown status in Morris County.Read More >
State Sen. Leonard Lance won the Somerset County Republican convention tonight, an important victory in his quest for the Republican nomination to succeed Rep. Mike Ferguson in the seventh congressional district.
Lance beat Whitman nearly 2-1, winning 136 votes to her 74 in the second round of balloting.
Hundreds of Somerset Republican County Committee members packed the Elks Lodge in Bridgewater tonight to participate in the event, where they also voted on Senate and freeholder candidates. But the seventh district congressional race was the real contest of the night.
“There were six candidates from Somerset County and I was able to prevail,” said Lance. “I think it shows that the Republican Party in Somerset County recognizes that I will be the agent of change in Washington.”Read More >
Senate candidate Joe Pennacchio won the Somerset County Republican convention tonight.
Pennacchio won the county line with 247 votes to rival Andy Unanue’s 51.
Murray Sabrin, who refused to drop his plan to run alternate slates of freeholder candidates, was not allowed to participate.Read More >
U.S. Senate candidate Rob Andrews added to his Middlesex County support today with endorsements from State Sen. Joseph Vitale, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac, Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman, and East Brunswick Democratic Chairman Shawn Taylor. State Sens. Barbara Buono and Robert Smith announced their support of Andrews yesterday.Read More >
One of Bergen County Democratic Chairman Joseph Ferriero’s top political lieutenants has endorsed Rob Andrews for U.S. Senate in the June 3 Democratic primary. Paul Sarlo, a State Senator who represents parts of Bergen, Essex and Passaic counties, becomes the sixth State Senator from North Jersey to formally back Andrews against incumbent Frank Lautenberg.Read More >
The man reported to be at the center of a controversy over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is resigning from the Port Authority, according to published reports.Read More >
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