Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Republican incumbents to be challenged by Democratic hopefuls
Monday's filing deadline for two seats on the West Long Branch Council sees the two Republican incumbents seeking re-election, and they face two Democratic challengers. The primary deadline was yesterday. Independents can still file for municipal candidacy with the county clerk. Here are the candidates: Republican Party Democratic Party
Republicans Kevin Gonzalez and Richard Robinson file to run for election this year
Eatontown Council Democratic incumbents Jennifer Piazza and Meir Araman will be challenged by two Republicans who are looking to claim their seats on the dais this November. Republicans Kevin Gonzalez and newcomer Richard Robinson will be looking to join the Eatontown Council this fall. Gonzalez finished third in the voting for two seats on the Eatontown Council last November, and was not reelected. Candidates who wished to run in this year's election had to file with the Eatontown Borough Clerk by Monday.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Facing harsh criticism by Democratic leadership, Long supports Christie's reelection bid.
Unity trumps politics in the face of adversity. That was the salient message imparted by the Democratic mayor of a town devastated by Hurricane Sandy as she endorsed Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s reelection bid. Christie — criticized by a contingent of Republicans for his support and recognition of Democratic President Obama in the face of Sandy — stood alongside Sea Bright Mayor Dina Long at Woody’s Ocean Grille on Thursday as the Democratic mayor voiced her support of the New Jersey governor. The governor reiterated "his politics be damned, this is about rebuilding in the wake of disaster" credo and praised Long for her post-Sandy leadership. Long clarified that her support of Christie did not have anything to do with state Sen. …
Friday, February 15, 2013
But with the primary still three years away, most New Hampshire voters are understandably still undecided.
OUTSIDE MANCHESTER, NH -- Hillary Clinton is the heavy favorite among New Hampshire Democrats for the 2016 New Hampshire Primary, while no one in the Republican field has yet to separate from the pack. Yes, it's still three years before the 2016 Primary, but a WMUR/University of New Hampshire Survey Center poll released Thursday night shows that Clinton is the prohibitive favorite among Granite State Democrats. The poll surveyed 581 New Hampshire residents. A whopping 63 percent of Democratic voters said they plan to vote for Clinton, compared to 10 percent for Vice President Joe Biden, 5 percent for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and 2 percent for Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker. Biden made numerous stops in New Hampshire last year, …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Freeholders Curley and DiMaso defeat challengers William Shea and Kevin Lavan; incumbent French best Steinhorn in county clerk bid.
The Monmouth County Republicans will retain a 5-0 majority on the Board of Chosen Freeholders. With 99 percent of districts reporting, Freeholder Director John Curley and Freeholder Serena DiMaso led their Democratic opponents William Shea and Kevin Lavan by over 25,000 votes, according to unofficial results from the Monmouth County Board of Elections. "We are gathered here tonight to make sure that what you have entrusted in us remains and creates the greatest county in the state of New Jersey," Curley said during Monmouth County Republican Committee’s election party at South Gate Manor in Freehold Tuesday night. Curley, a Middletown resident, had 134,510 votes to Shea’s 105,356. The win gives Curley a second full term on the county …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Democrats win two council seats
Incumbent Democratic Councilman Anthony Talerico and running mate Janice Kroposky have won two seats on the Eatontown Council, according to preliminary results in Monmouth County. The votes in nine voting districts in Eatontown have been tallied and Kroposky and Councilman Talerico have defeated incumbent Republican Councilman Kevin Gonzalez and his running mate Edmund Fitterer. Talerico received the most votes with 2,682 and Kroposky received 2,543. Gonzalez garnered 1,865 votes and Fitterer got 1,701 votes. These totals do not include mail-in votes. Incumbents Carl Lawson, Peter Siino and Robert English appear to have won three seats on the Eatontown Board of Education with all nine districts' votes tallied. Challenger Albert Baginsky …
Voters in New Jersey on Tuesday cast their ballot for Barack Obama, giving him the state's 14 electoral votes.
Barack Obama won New Jersey’s 14 electoral votes on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mitt Romney. In the 2008 presidential election, the state voted for the Democratic candidate, and since the 1990s has voted for the overall winner of the presidential race 3 out of 5 times. Romney and Obama did not campaign aggressively in New Jersey. The state has typically been a Democratic stronghold in recent presidential elections.
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
Update: This article was updated at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 7 with quotes from Gov. Chris Christie. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. NBC News called the presidential election for Obama around 11:15 EST. The president sent a message on Twitter at 10:14 saying simply, "This happened because of you. Thank you." "The task of perfecting our union moves forward. It moves forward because of you," Obama told supporters in his acceptance speech shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. "It moves forward because you reaffirmed the spirit that has triumphed over war and depression. The spirit that has lifted …
Republicans have conceded the senatorial seat to incumbent Robert Menendez.
As the ballots pour in from Sandy-ravaged New Jersey, Robert Menendez has emerged victorious in reclaiming his U.S. Senate seat against Republican challenger Joe Kyrillos. With just over half of polling districts reporting, state Republicans have conceded victory to Menendez. The U.S. senator leads 58 percent to 40 percent as of 10:30 p.m., according to CBS News. "Senator Joe Kyrillos ran a great campaign against very tough circumstances and despite the loss, his family, campaign team, and supporters should be very proud of their efforts," New Jersey Republican Chairman Sam Raia said in a statement late Tuesday night. "Joe represents the very best of New Jersey and has fought for his constituents faithfully from the day he took office and …
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