Malinowski and the residency thing

The contest for the Union County organization line in New Jersey’s 7th district is close, with municipal chairs almost evenly split between Tom Malinowski and Linda Weber.  That’s probably the reason for a last-minute attack on Malinowski’s residency. Attacks on residency is a bi-partisan issue in New Jersey. * Mikie Sherrill lives in the part of Montclair that is in Donald Payne’s district, but she’s running for Rodney Frelinghuysen’s seat

Webber: Ghee’s dodge is a disqualifier

Antony Ghee’s refusal to say who he voted for in the last three presidential elections disqualifies him as a candidate for the Republican nomination for Congress, according to his opponent. Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris Plains) says Ghee’s refusal to answer the question of who he supported in 2008, 2012 and 2016 is “ridiculous, cringe-worthy, and awful.” “Why bother dodging the question?  We know that Mr. Ghee voted for Obama, Obama,

Webber bashes Ghee for following Obama, Clintons on Twitter

Jay Webber’s campaign for Congress says that GOP rival Antony Ghee has “revealed his true liberal political leanings by way of his Twitter page, saying that Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were the only political figures Ghee followed on Twitter until they made an issue of it. “24 hours of getting called out and exposed for his Obama and Clintons allegiances, Mr. Ghee suddenly started following a few

Webber to Ghee: Just admit you voted Obama, Clinton

If Republican congressional candidate Antony Ghee didn’t vote for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, he should just say so, says Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris Plains). Webber says that Ghee “misses the point.” “It’s not that I need someone to share my background,” Webber said. “I need someone to share my principles.” The fight between Ghee, a political newcomer who registered as a Republican last Monday, and Webber, a former Republican

Webber slams Ghee refusal to say who he voted for

Political newcomer Antony Ghee declined to say who he voted for in the last three presidential elections, and Jay Webber says it's because he supported Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Speaking at the Passaic County Republican screening committee today, Ghee said as a soldier "it doesn't matter who the president is.  I want him to succeed."  He said he doesn't serve the his commander in chief, but rather the nation.

Wave year elections in New Jersey

Two modern era wave elections happened so long ago that a comparison to New Jersey in 2018 is apples and oranges.  But both are examples of highly-charged mid-term elections that allowed Democrats in the wake of the Watergate scandal to pick up 49 House seats in 1974, and Republicans to gain 54 seats in the Republican Revolution that became a national referendum on President Clinton’s health care reform. Republicans picked