Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden issued a statement this morning congratulating newly elected Assemblyman Ned Thomson on his victory at the special election last evening and thanking all involved for a successful and orderly convention.
“Congratulations to Assemblyman Thomson. I personally thank Ned for his willingness to take on the rigors of being a legislator as well as the demanding community and political commitments the job requires. Ned doesn’t need to do this. I wholeheartedly welcome him to our leadership team. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 15th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 Elections, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Republican Committee, Monmouth GOP, Shaun Golden | Tags: 2017 Legislative election, 30th Legislative District, Assemblyman Ned Thomson, Assemblyman Sean Kean, Bob McKenna, Chairman Shaun Golden, Christine Giordano Hanlon, Doug Steinhardt, George Gilmore, Juan Malave, Michael Lavery, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, Ned Thomson, NJ GOP | 1 Comment »
Sean Kean and Ned Thomson
Assemblyman Sean Kean has endorsed former Wall Township Mayor Edward “Ned” Thomson to be is running mate and colleague in the Assembly.
Thomson is competing to fill the vacancy created by Dave Rible’s resignation from the Assembly upon being sworn in as the Director of the New Jersey Division of Alcohol Beverage Control. The vacancy will be filled on Monday August 14 at a convention of the LD 30 County Committee to be held at the IBEW Local 400 union hall in Wall.
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Posted: August 10th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 Elections, Monmouth County News, Ocean County | Tags: 2017 elections, 30th Legislative District, Assemblyman Sean Kean, Edward "Ned" Thomson, James Bean, Justin Flancbaum, LD 30, Ned Thomson, Ralph Addonizio, Sean Kean | 1 Comment »
Former Asbury Park Councilman Jim Keady, left and Belmar Mayor Lawless Matt Doherty, also left
Former Asbury Park Councilman Jim Keady, the man who provoked Governor Chris Christie into his famous “Sit Down and Shut Up” rant and then asked him out to dinner was easily defeated in his bid to become the Democrat nominee for the House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.
Frederick John LaVergne will challenge Congressman Tom MacArthur the November general election. Based on unofficial results, LaVergne was the choice of 62.7% of CD-3 Democrats with 32,493 votes to Keady’s 19,347 votes.
LaVergne, who had the backing on the Burlington County Democrats, reportedly spent $600 on his primary campaign. Keady is reported to have spent $55,000.
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Posted: June 8th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Assemblyman Dave Rible, Assemblyman Sean Kean, CD-3, Chris Christie, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Frederick John LaVergne, JerseyShoreInsider, Jim Keady, Lawless Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal, NJ-3, Sit Down and Shut Up, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Keady is crushed in CD-3 Dem Primary