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Sen. Weinberg: Allowing Online Voter Registration Would Increase Turnout

6-1-15
Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg has sponsored a bill to allow New Jersey residents to register to vote online. She says the move would get more people to register and vote.
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Where the Action Is: A Guide to New Jersey’s Most-Contested Primaries

6-1-15
In districts across the state, ‘Common Sense Conservatives’ are mixing it up with ‘Real Democrats for Change’ and other hopefuls, adding some spice to this year's party contests.
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Fight for Mayor in North Bergen Turns Ugly

5-7-15
Incumbent North Bergen Mayor Nick Sacco and challenger Larry Wainstein are involved in a campaign that now includes allegations of wrongdoing.
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The Gender Politics of Running for Office

3-13-15
Center for American Women and Politics Scholar Kelly Dittmar discusses the intricacies and expectations around gender that both men and women face when running for office.
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N.J. voters favor Clinton over Christie by double-digit margin, poll says

12-23-14
By Andrew George for NJBIZAccording to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads Gov. Chris Christie by a double-digit margin among registered New Jersey voters in a hypothetical 2016 ...
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What Would a Presidential Primary Be Like with Jeb Bush and Christie?

12-18-14
Jeb Bush announced he's actively exploring the possibility of running for president, as is Chris Christie. Political analysts discuss what a primary might be like between them.

Recount shows longtime mayor loses by 2 votes

11-24-14
EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A recount has confirmed that the longtime mayor of a central New Jersey community lost his re-election bid by two votes. Monmouth County officials announced the results of the Eatontown election on Monday. Incumbent ...
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Congressman-Elect MacArthur: Looking Forward to Getting Started in Congress

11-11-14
Congressman-Elect Tom MacArthur says that he is ready to begin his term in the House of Representatives and that he has his eye on a few committees.
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Congresswoman-Elect Watson Coleman: Excited to Serve Community on a Larger Scale

11-7-14
Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman says that she is excited about the opportunity to serve her community on a bigger scale as a member of the House of Representatives.

Jeff Bell texted Cory Booker: ‘Congratulations’

11-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Jeff Bell says it was 10 p.m. on Election Day when he sent a text message to Sen. Cory Booker congratulating him on his win. In a letter sent Friday to his supporters, Bell says he was sorry he did not ...