Press of Atlantic City: Cape May County Politics

Cape May County Politics

Monday 07/25/2016
Timing of freeholder's resignation means Republicans choose replacement

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Cape May County Republicans will hold a special convention to replace Freeholder Kristine Gabor, who is resigning in September to focus on a new job that requires out-of-state travel.

Sunday 07/03/2016
Would your town benefit from Christie's 'Fairness Formula'?

As Gov. Chris Christie tours the state promoting how much in property taxes residents will save using his new Fairness Formula for education, he probably won’t spend much time in Atlantic, Cape May or Cumberland counties.

Wednesday 06/08/2016
Cole to face LoBiondo in fall

David Cole, a former White House technology adviser under President Barack Obama, defeated Costantino “Tino” Rozzo, a Vineland resident who supports Bernie Sanders, to earn the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District.

Clinton, Trump win New Jersey primaries

New Jersey voters cemented Hillary Clinton’s hold on the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday and delivered Donald Trump another huge victory in the Republican primary.

Tuesday 06/07/2016
N.J. loses chance for primary to put winner over top

For the first time in more than 30 years, it appeared New Jersey’s late-in-the-process primary today would get to play a key role in deciding a presidential candidate.

Friday 06/03/2016
Rep. Norcross digs into own pockets to fend off challenge Tuesday

TRENTON — A South Jersey congressman who is the brother of one of the state’s most powerful political figures is digging into his own pockets to fend off a challenge from a political newcomer with little money to compete.

Saturday 05/21/2016
N.J. '17 governor's race already on

TRENTON — Get ready, New Jersey, for more political sniping, increased jockeying on big issues and a jump in the millions of dollars politicians and supporters pour into the races.

Tuesday 05/17/2016
Even with late primary, N.J. voter registration up

The Atlantic County Board of Elections office in Mays Landing was mostly quiet Tuesday afternoon, the last day for voters to register for New Jersey’s June 7 primary.

Monday 05/16/2016
New Jersey's primary registration deadline is Tuesday

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out to register to vote in New Jersey's June 7 primary, which includes selecting the candidates who will run for president in November.

Friday 05/13/2016
DWI suspects don't have right to jury, N.J. Supreme Court rules

TRENTON — The New Jersey Supreme Court says those accused of drunken driving in the state don’t have the right to a jury trial.

Friday 05/06/2016
Local rallies look to spark major comeback for Bernie Sanders

Some people think Bernie Sanders doesn’t have a dream of becoming the Democratic presidential nominee. His supporters say that’s all he needs.

A.C. has a long history of presidential visits

(Editor's note: This story originally ran on Feb. 15, 2015)

Monday 04/25/2016
Senate bill would let Atlantic City end lifeguard pensions


Friday 04/15/2016
Cole challenges LoBiondo for Congress

Dave Cole, a 30-year-old techie from Mantua, thinks he can do what no Democrat has done before:

Wednesday 04/13/2016
Coalition organizes to fight North Jersey casinos

Local business groups are organizing to fight a ballot question this fall to allow two new casinos in northern New Jersey.