“Conservatives in the Republican party need to speak with one voice, and after meeting Tricia Flanagan, I have decided that hers is the voice is the voice that speaks most clearly and powerfully for the principles that compel me to run,” Rich said. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: February 4th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2012 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 elections, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Gary Rich, Tricia Flanagan | 3 Comments »
Booker, a Democrat candidate for the 2020 nomination to lose to President Trump, has not yet indicated if he will also seek reelection to the Senate. Under a recent law signed by Governor Phil Murphy, it is now legal for a former Newark mayor to run for Senate and either President or Vice President simultaneously.
Meissner has run against Booker previously. He was an Independent candidate in the 2013 special election that Governor Chris Christie scheduled for August to fill the vacancy which resulted upon the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg, Meissner ran on a platform on alimony reform, according to NJ.comArt Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: 2020 elections, Cory Booker, Hirsh Singh, New Jersey, Pete Sheridan, Stuart Meissner, Tricia Flanagan | Comments Off on Meissner forms exploratory committee for 2020 U.S. Senate race