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Schmid stands by her lies

Stephanie Schmid

Stephanie Schmid, the unemployed lawyer who lives with her mother and is running against Congressman Chris Smith, hung up on a reporter when given the chance to correct documented lies in her campaign mailer about Smith’s votes on protecting healthcare coverage with people with preexisting conditions and an “age tax.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 21st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Hanlon launches ballot tracking site

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon launched a website yesterday to make it easier for Monmouth voters confirm that their ballots have been received by the Board of Elections.

Be sure to #VoteEarly and to track your ballot! In partnership with the Monmouth County Board of Elections and…

Posted by Christine Giordano Hanlon on Monday, October 19, 2020

MonmouthCounty.BallotTrax.net is simple and easy to use. It took me less than a minute to confirm that my ballot has been received.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Elections | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Schmid gets crushed in APP debate with Smith

Stephanie Schmid, the truth challenged Democrat running against Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th congressional district, was once again exposed and a blatant liar this afternoon during a facebook live debate hosted by the Asbury Park Press.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 19th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Letter: Chris Smith Saved My Brother’s Life

Dan McNamara and Rep Chris Smith

As the election comes upon us, and in response to certain statements made by Congressman Chris Smith’s opponent, Stephanie Schmidt, we have been made aware that Ms. Schmidt has been campaigning on a platform comprised, at least in part, of deceptive untruths regarding the Congressman Chris Smith’s response to the Covid issue.  Contrary to Ms. Schmidt’s claims to the contrary, Congressman Smith has been a champion for those battling the Covid-19 virus; and through his intercedence saved my brother’s life. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, COVID-19, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

NJ Division of Elections transferring voters calls to 83 year old widow’s home phone

By Art Gallagher

UPDATE 10/14/20: The NJ Division of Elections has corrected the issue and Maryanne is no longer getting calls.

Maryanne, an 83 year old widow who lives in Freehold, is getting about 45 phone calls a day on her home phone from Monmouth County voters calling to see if their ballots have been received by the Board of Elections.

The voters did not call the wrong number.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 13th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Smith Endorsed by National Wildlife Federation Action Fund

The National Wildlife Federation Action Fund has endorsed Congressman Chris Smith

Congressman Chris Smith has been endorsed by the National Wildlife Federation Action Fund, his campaign announced.

A leading national environmental organization, the National Wildlife Federation works to promote clean water and energy initiatives and advocates for solutions to protect and restore wildlife habitats.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Oh Schmid!

Stephanie admits accepting illegal campaign contributions

Stephanie Schmid

Truth challenged congressional candidate lies to FEC about her $100K loan

Stephanie Schmid, the lawyer known for defending the human rights of criminal corporate polluters and for lying to Monmouth and Ocean County Democrats about her ability to raise money, has admitted to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that she accepted campaign contributions from prohibited entities and that she accepted contributions that exceed the legal limit.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Oh Schmid!

Schmid’s dishonesty disqualifies her from public service

Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Freeholder Deputy Director Sue Kiley, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso and Congressman Chris Smith in a pre-pandemic photo

By Senator Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr

I am tremendously proud of my friend and our Congressman Chris Smith who consistently rises above the noise and clatter of politics and personally goes the extra mile to help people in desperate situations.

During this pandemic Chris Smith has done it again—he has literally saved lives.  He’s not just saved the lives of countless unknown people who did not get sick because of the PPE Chris was able to secure for first responders and medical providers.  But he’s saved really sick patients whose families called their congressman because they were desperate for answers, medication, and approvals for treatment in a healthcare system that was overwhelmed.  Chris Smith came through for them. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments »

Sunday night: Watch the NJGlobe CD-3 Debate and Post Debate Analysis

The races for Congress in Monmouth County are snooze fests. Our incumbent congressmen, Chris Smith and Frank Pallone are heavily favored to be reelected by wide margins.

But just south of us in Ocean and Burlington Counties, the CD-3 race between freshman Democrat Congressman Andy Kim and Republican businessman David Richter is one of the most competitive and closely watch races in the nation. The partisan balance of power in the House of Representative could depend on the outcome of that election.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: October 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, David Wildstein, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sunday night: Watch the NJGlobe CD-3 Debate and Post Debate Analysis

Breaking: Monmouth GOP files suit against Murphy administration over election rules

The Monmouth County Republican Committee (MCRC) has filed an Order to Show Cause against New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesa Way seeking to compel the State to issue rules and regulations regarding the collection of ballots in the upcoming general election and to forbid the counting of ballots that are received by Boards of Elections after election day and without postmarks.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 24th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Elections, Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »