Dems Pick Up Key Seats in Legislature, GOP Takes Several Tight Races

Senate President Steve Sweeney fought off a surprisingly tough challenge from his Republican opponent, funded by NJEA money. New Jersey voters went to the polls yesterday and turned their attention to all 120 seats in the Legislature, ending a busy election season that was rife with special interest spending, political attack ads and controversial mailers, as…



Posted: November 8th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Dems Pick Up Key Seats in Legislature, GOP Takes Several Tight Races”

  1. I’m a lifelong Republican, said at 3:35 pm on November 9th, 2017:

    but I swear, I’d rather have a known Dem like Sweeney or Codey serving as governor, since they weren’t,t too bad when there before, rather than what appears to be the worst left-wing lunatic,ever. Would even tolerate Florio raising taxes, but following immigration and drug laws- and I worked hard for Whitman, the first term. Am afraid this guy will even go so far as to make Corzine less despicable, and that is saying something! The fact that the big guy has ruined our party for years to come, and that we have even less legislators to feebly protest the upcoming onslaughts, makes the blood run cold: if we wanted to live in near-communism, we’d have moved to Connecticut, New York, or California, long ago! God help and save New Jersey- we have, as an electorate, in 2017, basically sealed and cemented our fates!