Davis names Fitzherbert to lead YR group

Seeking to build support from millennials, the Atlantic County GOP will form a new Young Republican organization and the county GOP leader has asked former congressional candidate Brian Fitzherbert to lead the new group until they can hold elections. Republican County Chairman Keith Davis says he will ask the county committee to charter the group when they meet to reorganize on June 12. “Young voters care about the direction of

Fitzherbert out of 2nd district race

It's not really a surprise Brian Fitzherbert has dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for Congress in the 2nd district, since he will not be on the ballot in the June primary.   But he made it official this morning. The 29-year-old first-time candidate won the organization line in Gloucester County, but didn't file enough signatures on his petitions to withstand a challenge from one of his primary

Fitzherbert will appeal ballot removal

Congressional candidate Brian Fitzherbert will appeal a judge’s ruling that removed 26 signatures from his nominating petition and knocked him below the 200-signature threshold needed to run for the second congressional district’s House seat. The review, spurred by a challenge contesting 41 of the 219 signatures on Fitzherbert’s nominating petitions, would remove the 28-year-old defense contractor from the ballot for June’s primary. “My supporters across the 2nd District deserve to

Goldberg will run with Webber, Lonegan, Grossman

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Brian Goldberg will be bracketed in the June primary with congressional candidates Assemblyman Jay Webber in the 11th, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan in the 5th and former Atlantic County Freeholder Seth Grossman in the 2nd.  That will give all of them a better ballot position than those candidates running alone. Goldberg, an Essex County businessman and conservative leader, will run for Webber in Essex and