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Thousands Gather On Barnegat Bay To Support Law Enforcement, Vets and Trump

Photo via Ocean County Scanner News

Thousands gathered in support of Law Enforcement Officers, U.S. Military Veterans and President Donald J. Trump on Saturday in a boat parade on Barnegat Bay. The flotilla is estimated to have drawn 2,000-2,500 boats carrying 2-10 people each and thousands of spectators along the shoreline and on bridges that span the bay.

The organizers of the event, Chris and Mary Kate Molla of Manhawken, Stafford Township Councilman George Williams and the members of the Jersey Shore Boaters, LEO Support and Vets for Trump facebook group were aiming to set a world record for boat parades.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, Chris Smith, New Jersey, Ocean County | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

How Frank Pallone could lose his Chairmanship

Frank Pallone—not a crook

By Art Gallagher

Congressman Frank Pallone is Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. That makes him one of the most powerful Members of Congress.

The Chairmanship would naturally change hands if Republicans take control of the House. But even if Democrats retain the House, Pallone could lose his coveted position of power due to Governor Murphy’s paper ballot election.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Murphy’s paper ballot election could make Chris Smith Speaker of the House and acting President

Photo by Pete Souza

By Art Gallagher

Governor Murphy’s election rules have the real potential to make him and New Jersey the laughing stock of the nation and cause constitutional chaos. It is very possible that Jersey ballots will not be tabulated before the Electoral College meets on December 14 or when the President is to be inaugurated on January 20.

House races in districts 2,3,5, 7 and 11 could still be undecided when the House of Representatives is scheduled to be sworn in on January 3.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 1st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, 2020 Presidential Politics, 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey, Opinion, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

NJ PBA Endorses Rep Chris Smith For Reelection

New Jersey’s State Policemen’s Benevolent Association has endorsed Congressman Chris Smith for reelection in the 4th congressional district.

PBA State President Patrick Colligan said in an August 28 letter to Smith, “I am pleased to inform you that we have endorsed your candidacy for election to the United States House of Representatives.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 31st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, Law Enforcement, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on NJ PBA Endorses Rep Chris Smith For Reelection

Conforti running for Neptune Board of Education

Former congressional candidate Christine Conforti announced that she is running for a seat on the Neptune Township Board of Education during a twenty minute zoom/facebook debrief of her loss to Stephanie Schmid in the NJ-4 Democrat primary.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Onuoha is Pallone’s likely opponent in CD-6

Christian Onuoha

Christian Onuoha, 27, of Sayreville, appears to be the winner of the write-in race to be the Republican nominee for the House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 27th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Frank Pallone | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Onuoha is Pallone’s likely opponent in CD-6

AFL-CIO Endorses Chris Smith for reelection

Congressman Chris Smith chats with members of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 9 after receiving the endorsement of the NJ Building and Trades Council

Risking the wrath of the hate group known as District 4 Coalition for Change, the AFL-CIO, America’s largest federation of labor unions, endorsed Republican Congressman Chris Smith for reelection in New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on AFL-CIO Endorses Chris Smith for reelection

Stephanie steps in Schmid

Stephanie Schmid

By Art Gallagher

Stephanie Schmid, the presumptive Democrat nominee in NJ-4, committed an extreme unforced error in her reaction to the news that Congressman Chris Smith’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Stephanie steps in Schmid

Firefighters Union Endorses Rep Chris Smith for Reelection

The New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association (PFANJ) endorsed Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ4) for reelection today, the congressman’s campaign announced.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Firefighters Union Endorses Rep Chris Smith for Reelection

Full of Schmid: Congressional candidate lies about her fundraising results

Stephanie F.O. Schmid

Stephanie Schmid, the presumed Democrat nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District, reported to the Federal Election Commission that her campaign has $76,671.20 cash on hand as of June 30. The campaign raised $38, 775.95 and spent $14,101.97 between June 18 and June 30, according to the certified Form 3 which was received by the FEC at 11:18 p.m last night.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Full of Schmid: Congressional candidate lies about her fundraising results