Salmon makes 12-hour pre-convention swing through Warren

This is about as grass roots as you can get in an internal party contest: congressional candidate Scott Salmon is on a twelve-hour swing through Warren County in a final push for votes before tomorrow’s Warren County Democratic convention. Salmon, a 27-year-old attorney from Scotch Plains, is one of six Democrats seeking the Warren organization […]

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Malinowski wins Hunterdon convention

Tom Malinowski has won the Hunterdon County Democratic line for U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s seventh district.  He defeated banker Linda Weber by a vote of 96-42, with 25 votes combined for the other candidates at the Democratic convention in Frenchtown this morning. This is the first organizational win for Malinowski, a former Assistant U.S. […]

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Hunterdon Dems voting for a Lance opponent

Seven Democratic congressional candidates are in Rep. Leonard Lance’s home county this morning in pursuit of the Hunterdon County Democratic organization line at their convention in Frenchtown. The county chair, Arlene Quinones Perez, has personally endorsed Linda Weber for Congress, and this morning is considered a test of her political strength.  Tom Malinowski, a former […]

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Seven Democrats challenge Lance

There is no clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s seventh district, where seven candidates are competing for the chance to take on five-term Republican Leonard Lance. Linda Weber has secured organization lines in Somerset and Essex counties, and she appears to be the favorite in Union County – though the […]

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Union Dem chairs say they haven’t settled on Lance opponent

Seven Democratic municipal chairs from Union County are denying speculation that they have settled on an organization candidate for Congress in the 7th district – a story that falls somewhere between accurate and false. The chairs – George Devanney of Berkeley Heights, Peter Corvelli of Kenilworth, John Del Sordi of Scotch Plains, Margaret McManus of […]

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Mandelblatt backs Gottheimer plan

Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Mandelblatt is signing on to Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s property tax deduction plan. Gottheimer (D-Bergen) wants to permit donations of an amount equal to a family’s property taxes to a locally-run charitable trust, which could then be deducted from their federal tax return as a charitable contribution. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called […]

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