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.
Monmouth County Congressional Races Deemed Uncompetitive
New Jersey Globe will be host debates in congressional races for districts 3, 5, 7 and 11, Editor David Wildstein announced this morning.
The hour long debates will be live streamed on facebook and youtube on Sunday nights, 9 p.m. The videos will remain on the platforms for voters to view as they choose their representatives in the 117th Congress.
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.