Christie’s Effect Felt from Florida to Maine and Across the Electoral Map

Gov. Christie, president of the Republican Governors Association, made the media rounds after many GOP gubernatorial candidates were victorious in the midterm elections.

Congressman-Elect Norcross: Washington Needs Diversity

Congressman elect Donald Norcross (D-1) says that the House of Representatives needs to have diversity and not consist of just lawyers.

Bergen County Exec.-Elect Tedesco Plans to Merge Bergen County’s Police and Sheriff’s Depts.

Bergen County Executive Elect James Tedesco says after being sworn in, he plans to move forward the realignment of the police force into the sheriff's department.

Montclair, Trenton Voters Approve Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

Voters in Montclair and Trenton approved a measure to require businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.

Christie emerges as big winner after midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — He wasn't on the ballot Tuesday, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emerged as one of the big winners of the midterm elections. Christie had spent months traveling the country, raising money and boosting candidates in his role as ...

Republicans perform better across New Jersey

Some polls before this week's elections were showing that Democrats were running close in a couple of congressional races. But the results of Tuesday's voting tell a different story. Republicans held onto all six of the party's New Jersey seats in ...

$13B in state/local conservation measures pass

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Election Day was not just about the Republican landslide: Voters in states and counties across the nation supported about $13 billion in conservation funding. That amount was a record for money approved at the ballot box, ...

South Jersey town’s voters approve liquor license

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Voters have approved a ballot question that would allow a southern New Jersey town to create and sell liquor licenses. Supporters hope the referendum will give Upper Deerfield Township's economy a boost. ...

New Jersey elects 1st woman to Congress since 2000

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman has invaded New Jersey's congressional boys club. Bonnie Watson Coleman won a seat representing the 12th Congressional District in Tuesday's election. She's the first black woman ever to win a congressional seat from ...

Pallone tops GOP’s Wilkinson to keep US House seat

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone has won a 12th term representing a coastal New Jersey district in Congress. Pallone defeated Republican Anthony Wilkinson in Tuesday's election for the 6th District seat. Only once since his ...