Chris Christie leads Steve Lonegan 80%-17% among actual recorded votes cast so far at county conventions and screening committees in the race for the Republican nomination for Governor. Christie, the former U.S. Attorney, has won each of the eight contests, amassing a 1,495-321 vote lead over Lonegan, the former Mayor of Bogota. Assemblyman Rick Merkt has won 30 votes so far (2%), and Franklin Mayor Brian Levine remains in the single digits with just eight votes. Four votes have been cast for David Brown, a South Brunswick inventor.
As Gov. Chris Christie's heads to New Hampshire tomorrow, a conservative group wants to welcome him with a television commercial critical of his record on judicial nominations.Read More >
With looming deadline on bail reform, Christie calls Legislature into special session TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie is calling the legislature into special session Thursday to address recent bail reform legislation before a looming deadline next week, according to a letter from the governor’s office today. (Brush/PolitickerNJ)...
By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Hudson County Democrat, is balking. He claimed Tuesday that members of his caucus are divided over the measure and that his house is in no real rush – besides, even if enacted this year, the reforms would not take effect until 2017, he said. And with the growing belief that Christie could skip town to run for president, some Democrats are not eager to give him another talking point for his résumé. Christie’s plans to stump for Republican candidates in New Hampshire later Thursday only fuel that suspicion." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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