Over 400 supporters of Sheriff Shaun Golden, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon ignored the iffy weather reports and enjoyed the 10th Annual Summer Kickoff post-primary gathering at Bar Anticipation in Lake Como on Wednesday evening.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey | Tags: 2019 elections, Christine Giordano Hanlon, Doug Steinhardt, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, Nick DiRocco, NJ GOP, Shaun Golden, Tom Arnone | No Comments »
Candidate is acting as his own treasurer. His numbers don’t add up
Richard Brandt, the 30 year old printing and packaging salesman challenging Little Silver Mayor Bob Neff in the June 4 Republican Primary has spent $29,297.74 in his quest for a portrait in borough hall, according to documents he filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
Brandt, who acts as his own campaign treasurer, says he raised $30,520.11 for his campaign, including $20,450 he loaned to the campaign himself. He reported expenditures of $29,297.74 and cash on hand of $56, leaving $1,165.51 unaccounted for. Additionally, at one place on his Form R-1 twenty-nine day report, he says the loaned the campaign $17,100, not the aggregate loans of $20,450 he reported elsewhere on the form, for a $3,350 revenue discrepancy.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Little Silver, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2019 elections, Bob Neff, Corrine Thygeson, Cynthia Neff, Don Galante, June 4 primary, Little Silver, McGuckin Shatz & White CPAs, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, pretender, Rick Brandt | 2 Comments »
Kevin Tuohy, the candidate who was endorsed at the Dems mini-convention earlier this month, has withdrawn for health reasons.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2019 elections, Kevin Tuohy, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff, Monmouth Dems, Monmouth GOP, Raymond Dothard, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 3 Comments »
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently adopted their final budget of the decade. In the ten years since the 2010 budget, annual spending for county government as declined by $43.8 million, 8.9%, according to an announcement by Freeholder Director Tom Arnone.
2010 was the year Arnone was first elected to the Freeholder Board and the year the GOP took back control of county government after two years of Democrat control. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 21st, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2019 Monmouth County Budget, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger, Freeholder Lillian Burry, Freeholder Patrick Impreveduto, Freeholder Sue Kiley, Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP | 2 Comments »
Declaring the dawn of a new era of a strengthened party and ensuring growth for years to come, the Monmouth County Young Republicans announced their new, experienced, leadership team.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey | Tags: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, Monmouth Young Republicans | Comments Off on Monmouth Young Republicans Announce New Leadership Team
The 2019 Monmouth County social and political season kicked off on Friday as over 900 of Shaun Golden’s family and friends from the law enforcement, government and political communities throughout the State of New Jersey showed up at Eagle Oaks Golf and County Club in Howell on Friday night to celebrate the Sheriff/Chairman’s 8th Annual Starry Night Winter Gala.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Shaun Golden | Tags: A Starry Night, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Monmouth GOP, Shaun Golden, Starry Night | Comments Off on A Golden Night in January
In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Republican votes in the Senate to legalize recreational marijuana.
Golden took to twitter last night, calling the the proposal “typical Trenton”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Serena DiMaso, Shaun Golden | Tags: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey, Recreational marijuana, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 8 Comments »
Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger will be running for office again in 2019. He will either seek his own full term on the Freeholder Board, having been elected to complete Assemblywoman Serena Dimaso’s term last month, or he will seek the Assembly seat being vacated by Assemblywoman Amy Handlin (R-Middletown).Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey | Tags: 13th legislative district, Amy Handlin, Gerry Scharfenberger, Kevin Settembrino, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, Serena DiMaso, Steve Massell, Tony Fiore | Comments Off on Scharfenberger in no rush to decide which office he will seek next year
The Monmouth County Republican Organization launched a social media based video campaign this morning promoting Hazlet Deputy Mayor Sue Kiley’s candidacy for Monmouth County Freeholder. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: September 29th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Republican Committee, Monmouth GOP | Tags: 2018 elections, Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger, Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden, Monmouth GOP, Sue Kiley, video | 7 Comments »
The Monmouth County Republican Organization released a video on social media this afternoon featuring headlines concerning disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley’s censure and reprimand for sexual harassment and his corrupt practice of taking full time Cadillac health benefits for his part-time position.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2018 Elections, John Curley, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Politics, Monmouth County Republican Committee, Monmouth Democrats, Monmouth GOP | Tags: 2018 elections, Amber Gesslein, Angelo Genova, Disgraced Freeholder John P. Curley, Jim Curley Buick GMC, Jim Curley car dealership, John P. Curley, Maggie Moran, Mattingly Curley, Millie Curley, Monmouth GOP, Sue Kiley, U.S. District Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti | 11 Comments »