Maurice “Mo” Hill, the Vice President of the Toms River Township Council and a candidate for Mayor in the June 4th Republican primary, this afternoon called upon all Republican elected officials in Ocean County and New Jersey Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt to join him in calling for the resignation of George Gilmore, the Ocean GOP Chairman and Board of Elections Chairman.Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: George Gilmore, New Jersey, Ocean County News, Ocean County Politics, Toms River | Comments Off on Toms River Official Calls For Gilmore To Resign
Former Governor Chris Christie floated the idea of his wife, Mary Pat Christie, running for Congress in the 11th district next year as a challenger to freshman Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, according to a report at NewJerseyGlobe.
Sherrill, who flipped the Republican 11th district convincingly with a 57%-42% victory over Assemblyman Jay Webber, and raised a gazillion dollars to do it, will be tough to beat in 2020.
Mary Pat would have a much easier race against 3rd district freshman Congressman Andy Kim who barely beat Tom MacArthur last year. The Chrisites own a house in Bay Head, in addition to their home in Mendam. MacArthur relocated to Ocean County from Morris County to run for the seat after Jon Runyan retired in 2014.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 congressional elections, Chris Christie, Mary Pat Christie, New Jersey, Ocean County Politics | 7 Comments »
POLITICO is reporting that indicted Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore, also the Chairman of Ocean County Board of Elections, said in a text message that he intends to stay on in both roles while he fights to avoid the next 30 years in prison on federal tax evasion and bank fraud charges.
Who does he think he is? Bob Menendez?
Hopefully that text was a knee jerk reaction from a proud man in shock and denial over his situation and the peril he puts his constituencies in each day he holds onto those positions now.Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: George Gilmore, New Jersey, Ocean County Politics, Ocean County Republican Organization, Opinion | 10 Comments »
TRENTON — Mike Pence, the running mate of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, is scheduled to visit New Jersey early next week, according to reports. Pence, the governor of Indiana, will appear at a rally/fundraiser in Toms River hosted by the Ocean County Republican Organization, according to an invitation obtained by Ocean County Politics. Entry to… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: October 5th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Elections, 2016 Presidential Politics, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, George Gilmore, Mike Pense, Monmouth County News, Ocean County Politics, Ocean County Republican Organization | 3 Comments »