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Schmid burns through her campaign kitty

Stephanie Schmid

Stephanie Schmid has burned through most of the money her ex-boyfriends gave her to try to win the Democrat nomination to take on Congressman Chris Smith the the 4th Congressional District.

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Conforti blasts Schmid for skipping debate

Christine Marie Conforti, one of three Democrats competing in the primary to take on Congressman Chris Smith in the 4th Congressional District, blasted Stephanie Schmid, the establishment choice of the Monmouth and Ocean County Democrat organizations, for declining to participate in a debate hosted by The Asbury Park Press on facebook Wednesday.

Conforti said Schmid could not be trusted to be a leader in moments of crisis and thanked her other opponent, David Applefield, for modeling courage and integrity with her:

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 25th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Gopal will not endorse a candidate in CD-4 Primary

Sen Vin Gopal, photo by Kevin Sanders, courtesy of NJ Globe.

State Senator Vin Gopal told MMM that he will not endorse a candidate for the Democrat nomination to take on Congressman Chris Smith in CD-4.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Applefield: Schmid is “quite objectionable”

David Applefield

In a candid interview with MMM, David Applefield, one of the three candidates vying for the Democrat nomination to take on Congressman Chris Smith in CD-4, said that he found one of his opponents, Stephanie Schmid, “quite objectionable.” Applefield expressed his respect for his other opponnent, Christine Conforti.

“Stephanie is absent of ideas,” the Red Bank resident and small business owner said. “She is not that kind of leader that will advance us. She does not represent the ideas or leadership to transform the district in a positive direction. She’s not forthright.”

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Conforti takes the gloves off in CD-4 Dem primary

By Art Gallagher

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 17th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races | Tags: , , , , , , | 16 Comments »

Have NJ Democrats forgotten the BP Oil Spill?

April 20, 2020 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. The explosion killed 11 and the environmental impact extended beyond 57,000 square miles. The human, environmental and economic suffering in the Gulf Coast States continues to this day.

New Jersey Democrats seem to have forgotten.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 20th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | 7 Comments »

Keady having conversations about running for Congress as an Independent

Jim Keady, photo via facebook

Jim Keady sat down and shut up for three months after dropping out of the race for the Democrat nomination for the House seat in New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District. Now he says he’s having conversations about entering the race as a third party candidate.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 16th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Keady having conversations about running for Congress as an Independent

Schmid wins Monmouth Dems endorsement in CD-4

Stephanie Schmid

Stephanie Schmid won the Monmouth County Democrats endorsement in the upcoming primary, currently scheduled for June 2, for the nomination to challenge Congressman Chris Smith in November.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: April 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Schmid laments Warren’s withdrawal from presidential race

Stephanie Schmid, once considered the front runner for the Democrat nomination to run against Congressman Chris Smith in the Fourth Congressional District, announced on facebook that she is sad to see Senator Elizabeth Warren withdraw from the presidential race.

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Posted: March 6th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Schmid laments Warren’s withdrawal from presidential race

Conforti wins the Mercer County Dem Endorsement in CD-4

Christine Marie Conforti

Christine Marie Conforti defeated Stephanie Schmid and David Applefield at the Mercer County Democrat nominating convention last evening.

The holistic business guru and former UN staffer will be the official Party candidate for Congress in the Mercer portion of 4th Congressional District in the June 2 primary.

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Posted: March 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Conforti wins the Mercer County Dem Endorsement in CD-4