The Pallone for Senate campaign today called for debates in the Democratic Primary.
“With the special Primary Election Day coming up quickly on August 13, we believe it is critically important that New Jersey’s Democratic voters be afforded the opportunity to make a clear, rational decision on our party’s nominee for the United States Senate based on how the declared candidates would handle the important matters confronting the nation as opposed to having that decision based solely on slick TV ads and twenty-second sound bites," U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6) said in a statement.Read More >
The Atlantic County Democratic party will remain neutral in the August primary election to determine the party’s nominee to replace the late Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), announced Jim Schroeder earlier today.
“We are extremely fortunate to have four outstanding candidates in the upcoming primary. Cory Booker is a rising star nationally within our party," said Schroeder (pictured, above, to Senate President Steve Sweeney's left).Read More >
Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie leads his Democratic opponent State Senator Barbara Buono by 40 percentage points, according to a poll conducted by the Stockton Polling Institute.
Christie garners 64 percent of those intending to vote, while Buono receives slightly more than 24 percent, with 10 percent not sure or voting for someone else.Read More >
Just two days after ending a feud with state Sen. Barbara Buono, Senate President Steve Sweeney today issued an endorsement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.
"Barbara Buono is the clear choice to move New Jersey forward. Whether it is improving our schools, protecting our seniors, fighting for women's healthcare, ensuring civil rights for all New Jerseyans, or providing economic relief that our workforce and middle-class desperately needs, Barbara Buono reflects true Democratic values and believes in the middle-class," Sweeney said. "These values unify our party, solidify our resolve and are the reasons all Democrats must stand with Barbara."Read More >
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. announced his campaign team today.
“I am extremely proud of the team that we have assembled for this race,” said the U.S. Senate candidate. “The extraordinary circumstances that surround this campaign demand the highest quality professionals as we bring my record of leadership and experience to the people of New Jersey. I believe that we have assembled a team here that is unparalleled.”Read More >
Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate campaign has enlisted the help of grassroots political organizing firm 270 Strategies. The outfit, headed by Obama veterans Jeremy Bird and Mitch Stewart, specializes in developing data-driven approaches to people-centered, grassroots organizing.
Stewart was the battleground states director for President Obama’s 2012 campaign, and Bird was the national field director.Read More >
Democratic officials challenging Gov. Chris Christie’s October special election are taking their battle to the state’s high court.
Plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the timeline for the U.S. Senate election are appealing a lower court’s ruling to the New Jersey Supreme Court, officials announced. The plaintiffs have until Monday to file appropriate court documents.
The notice comes after the appellate division of the state Superior Court ruled Thursday against the plaintiffs and judged Christie acted properly when he decided to hold a special election on Oct. 16.Read More >
Secretary of State Kim Guadagno issued a final decision late today in which she affirmed on all counts the June 18 decision of Administrative Law Judge Edward Delanoy, ordering that Alieta Eck be placed on the ballot for the August 13th United States Senate special election primary.Read More >
Hudson freeholder board: Rivera out Hudson County Freeholder Eliu Rivera of Jersey City has submitted his resignation papers and is expected to be gone July 1st. PolitickerNJ http://www.politickernj.com/66559/hudson-freeholder-board-rivera-out-maldonado Eck withstands Lonegan’s challenge An administrative law judge this evening ruled that U.S. Senate candidate Alieta Eck can remain...
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