Michael Saudino

SAUDINO BEGINS TRANSITION AS BERGEN COUNTY'S NEXT SHERIFF

“What a truly remarkable journey it has been to get to this point. It is important to enjoy this moment and congratulate the people who have helped to make it possible but it also important to start looking at the next step that needs to be taken.

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MORE MOMENTUM FOR SAUDINO AS TUESDAY APPROACHES

As the final days of the campaign are upon us, Bergen County Sheriff candidate Michael Saudino has gained a great deal of momentum with endorsements from The Bergen Record and the NJ Laborers Union. 

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McGuire gets livid at senior center visit

McGuire gets livid at senior center visit

HACKENSACK – Sheriff Leo McGuire, known for his animated speeches, may have gone beyond his ebullient self yesterday speaking to a group of seniors in Ridgefield Park.

When Republican candidates Kathe Donovan, who is running for county executive, and Michael Saudino, who is running for sheriff, showed up to speak with the seniors, McGuire blew his lid, according to the Republicans.

“How embarrassing, ladies and gentlemen, for these people in here politicizing your senior center,” Republican Freeholder Rob Hermansen, who also stopped by, said he heard McGuire tell the crowd.

Hermansen said he was also a victim of McGuire’s tongue-lashing.

McGuire said the Republicans crashed a “county-funded senior center” to politick.

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NJ LABORERS UNION THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND SAUDINO

“We feel Michael Saudino brings credibility and integrity at a time when our institutions of government are distrusted by many New Jerseyans,” said Raymond M. Pocino, vice president and eastern regional manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America.”

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McGUIRE FILES COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST SAUDINO

McGUIRE FILES COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST SAUDINO

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Sheriff campaigns hit the courtroom: Facebook, self-inquiry, and a man in uniform

Sheriff campaigns hit the courtroom: Facebook, self-inquiry, and a man in uniform

A judge agreed today that Bergen County Sheriff Leo McGuire was right to remove a link from his department's official website to his personal Twitter page, which touted a campaign golf outing fundraiser. The judge said the link must stay down.

McGuire’s opponent, Emerson Police Chief Michael Saudino, filed a suit alleging the link was a violation of election laws prohibiting the use of public resources for campaigning.

The Democrats claimed an auto-feed sent the golf outing info from his Facebook account, to his LinkedIn account, to his Twitter account, which appears on the official sheriff’s office website.

“Clearly he’s using public resources for private gain,” Saudino attorney John McCann said today. “He’s refusing at this point to take his Facebook down. I didn’t hit (the Facebook account) hard in my brief (…) Do I have to file another lawsuit?”

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SAUDINO NEEDS TO STEP DOWN AS CANDIDATE FOR SHERIFF OR POLICE CHIEF OF EMERSON

Saudino needs to choose between Emerson Police Chief or Bergen County Sheriff candidate.

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For Saudino, allegations of spousal abuse from 1988 divorce die hard

For Saudino, allegations of spousal abuse from 1988 divorce die hard

Emerson Police Chief Michael Saudino is revving up his race against Bergen County Sheriff Leo McGuire, fueled by an internal poll that has him only three points behind the popular McGuire and by endorsements from the chiefs and the rank and file – the Bergen County Police Chiefs and PBA.

But just like a cockroach, some bad news just refuses to die. Leave it to politics to keep the roach on life support.

Just as over the summer when he faced former ATF agent Dominick Polifrone, court documents from Saudino’s 1988 divorce proceedings from his former wife, Linda, are being circulated by unknown sources.

In a complaint filed by his then-wife, she alleges “extreme cruelty” at the hands of Saudino, including physical and mental abuse.

Linda Saudino has since penned two affidavits to the contrary, stating that the inflammatory comments were “the product of an attorney angling for the best and fastest results.”

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Bergen County Police Chiefs Endorse Donovan and Saudino

Bergen County Chiefs Endorse Donovan for Bergen County Executive and Saudino for Bergen County Sheriff

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BERGEN COUNTY DEMOCRAT VICTORY ’10 TEAM KICKS OFF VOTER CONTACT EFFORTS ACROSS THE COUNTY

"November’s election will be a referendum on who is fighting for Bergen County’s taxpayers"

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The Back Room

Passaic County Building and Construction Trades Council backs Sayegh in Paterson Mayor's race

The Passaic County Building and Construction Trades Council today endorsed Andre Sayegh for Mayor citing his effective leadership, efforts to combat crime, and promotion of business and overall economic development in the City of Paterson.

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Wake-Up Call

Morning Digest: April 18, 2014

Fulop endorses Smith in Bayonne mayoral raceBAYONNE - Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop parachuted into the Bayonne mayoral race on Thursday night by endorsing incumbent Mayor Mark Smith."It is a pleasure to be with you here, Mark," said Fulop to a crowd of more than 125 supporters at a...

Op-Ed

The future of NJ Politics should not be politicians investigating politicians

By JON BRAMNICK Voices around the country agree with our concern that "bipartisan committee led by John Wisniewski is partisan." Below are observers who agree Wisneiwski's committee is not bipartisan: Chuck Todd, NBC News: "Democrats made a mistake... Read More >

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the day

"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

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