Bayonne mayoral race kicks off
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The long anticipated announcement that Jason O’Donnell will run for mayor of Bayonne came last week. O’Donnell, a former assemblyman in the 31st District and one-time public safety director in Bayo...
Who has the momentum in Hoboken?
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Elections aren’t won by accident – nor are they won all in one day. For the Hoboken municipal election, momentum will matter more than anything in an election that may be too close to call. The can...
Who can get their vote out in Hoboken?
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Former state Sen. Bernard Kenny once pointed out that every election is actually two elections: what happens leading up to Election Day, and Election Day itself. The campaigns raise issues, but Ele...
McCann goes after Gadsden in Ward B
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
If you expected this to be a gentler and kinder municipal election in Jersey City than in the past, you’re going to be disappointed. Former Jersey City Mayor Gerry McCann has called for Councilman ...
Hoboken will be too close to call
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Now that the candidates have finally filed for the November municipal elections, Hoboken and Jersey City have become races to watch. Both promise possible significant changes of philosophies, and p...
Menendez ruling could impact Obamacare
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge’s ruling in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez may have national consequences. U.S. District Judge William H. Walls in Newark has ruled that Menendez, a Democrat, cannot leav...
A political parade this year?
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
In past years, when Jersey City municipal elections were held in May, the public kickoff for candidates was generally the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March. With the change of municipal elections t...
Jersey City municipal election is all over the place
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A good odds maker would give Mayor Steven Fulop a better than even chance at getting reelected in November. This is not because Fulop has done much to inspire his supporters, many of whom have beco...
Bayonne school election could be a surprise
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the Bayonne Board of Education election has two incumbents running in a race for three seats, the race may be a tight one. Incumbents Christopher Munoz and Mikel Lawandy should have the in...
A special guest at Romano kickoff
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Talk about getting off on the wrong foot. The kickoff of Anthony Romano’s Hoboken mayoral campaign July 24 was a perfect example. Apparently unbeknownst to Romano, former Union City Deputy Police C...