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Trump’s Sway Felt In Monmouth County

By John Burton  The election of Donald J. Trump for U.S. President may defy what the prognosticators expected on the national level and maybe in New Jersey. But that political...

November 13, 2016 | comments

GOP Retains Majority In Shrewsbury

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This was not the year for change for Shrewsbury given the election results. Despite a year when Democrats had a full slate of candidates –...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright Voters Elect Kelly, Birdsall To Council

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Republican incumbent Brian Kelly, who has served on the council for 11 years, was reelected to the Borough Council by a large margin for another...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Candidates Split The Ballot

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – If the current numbers hold up, both the Republican and independent camps will have to settle on half a loaf in each winning a seat...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Campaigns Fueled by Army of Volunteers

  By John Burton They are the ones who carry the water, figuratively speaking, and do much of the heavy lifting – often quite literally – during the autumn political...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Fair Haven Race Focuses On Quality of Life

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – Two veteran Republican incumbents are seeking re-election on Nov. 8, but with competition coming from two Democratic challengers. Republican incumbents Jonathan Peters and Rowland...

November 7, 2016 | comments

A Rarity in Shrewsbury: A Contested Race

  By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This is an unusual year for borough politics. When voters go to the polls on Nov. 8 they will have two rows of candidates...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Highlands Voters To Elect Mayor

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – In the non-partisan race for mayor, Borough Councilman Doug Card faces former Mayor Rick O’Neil. In an interview, Card said the major issues in town...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Solomeno Challenges Peters For County Surrogate Post

By Joseph Sapia In the race for Monmouth County Surrogate, the voter choices are the incumbent who stands by her work or the challenger who wants to improve the office....

November 7, 2016 | comments

Independents Play A Key Role In Monmouth County Elections

  By Joseph Sapia Many people think of Monmouth County as Republican. But while many positions of power are held by the GOP, there are more registered Democratic voters in...

November 7, 2016 | comments

Middletown’s Phil Murphy Runs For Governor

Democrat To Focus On Economy By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – It’s about a year-and-a-half away before New Jersey residents cast a vote for their next governor and probably quite a while...

May 31, 2016 | comments

Election’s Integrity Upheld, Despite Glitches

Recount in Red Bank Set for Nov. 20 By John Burton Despite assertions to the contrary, Nov. 3’s election and the tabulation of votes have run as expected by and...

November 19, 2015 | comments

Highlands and Atlantic Highlands Move Forward After Upsets

By Muriel J. Smith With surprise election results in both Atlantic Highlands and Highlands last week, administrators in both communities are confident the newcomers will work well with their governing...

November 13, 2015 | comments

By Last Count Red Bank GOP Ahead By Two

Democrat County Democrat Chair Blames County Bungle and Calls for AG Oversight By Marion Lynch While the two Republican candidates for Borough Council remain ahead, control of Red Bank’s governing...

November 12, 2015 | comments

GOP Sweeps, Other Than Stunning Angelini and Casagrande Loss

Large Influx of Democrat Money in 11th District By Muriel J. Smith NEPUNE – There were mixed feelings but an overall sense of joy and success at Jumping Brook Country...

November 5, 2015 | comments

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