Greetings! Welcome to the Parkway South political blog here at The Press of Atlantic City. My name is John DeRosier, and I will serve as the gatekeeper-of-sorts for this page that will bring you the latest South Jersey political happenings, whether they be in Trenton or here in our back yards.
PLEASANTVILLE — Democratic congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood opened a campaign office Saturday on Washington Avenue here with less than two months to go before primary day on June 5.
New Jersey residents are split on whether marijuana should be made legal for recreational use across the state, according to a Stockton University poll.
President Donald Trump remains very unpopular in New Jersey, with residents firmly against his policies on guns and immigration, according to a Stockton University poll released Tuesday.
State Sen. and Democratic congressional candidate Jeff Van Drew swept all eight county conventions this year in his bid to win the U.S. House of Representatives seat that Frank LoBiondo will vacate in 2019.
VINELAND — Former Cumberland County Freeholder and Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi announced Tuesday he will run for the 2nd District congressional seat.
Local Republicans are struggling to recruit big-name candidates to run for the congressional seat that will be vacated by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo in 2019.
State Sen. Jeff Van Drew officially opened his campaign office for the 2018 Congressional race in Vineland. Along with staff and campaign volunteers, Van Drew was joined by Rep. Ben Ray Luján, of New Mexico's 3rd district. Luján is also the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign C…
A former FBI agent and current Brigantine resident announced Sunday he would seek the Republican nomination for the 2nd District congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, who said he will not seek re-election this year.
A free Narcan training event is planned for January in Ocean County, but registration is required, according to a statement by police.
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP — Ivanka Trump, special adviser to and daughter of President Donald J. Trump, looked out at a small sea of friendly faces Monday at the Bayville fire hall as she touted the impact the Republican tax plan will have on the middle class.
The New Jersey Education Association’s attempt to get revenge on Senate President Steve Sweeney has left the state’s largest teachers’ union politically damaged, according to experts.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats have a new leader in the New Jersey Assembly.
The lack of competitive state legislative races and voter fatigue helped contribute to one of the lowest voter turnouts in the history of gubernatorial elections, according to state voting records.
Below are the complete county, municipal and school board election results for Cumberland County with all districts reporting, according to unofficial results posted on the county clerk’s office website.
Below are the complete county, municipal and school board election results for Cumberland County with all districts reporting, according to unofficial results posted on the county clerk's office website.
Longtime South Jersey congressman Frank LoBiondo will retire at the end of his term and not seek re-election in 2018.
Results are unofficial until certified
In three South Jersey counties, voters headed to the polls to determine who will serve as the sheriff - each county's chief law enforcement officer.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — While the state’s gubernatorial race has tightened, Democrat Phil Murphy has a 14-point lead over Republican Kim Guadagno, according to a William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University poll released Thursday.
PLEASANTVILLE — The three Democratic incumbents in New Jersey’s 1st District will continue to advocate for South Jersey at this “flashpoint” in the state, they said Wednesday during an editorial board meeting at The Press.
Cumberland County has some of the same tourism and economic development opportunities as neighboring Cape May County, but marketing has lagged and the state underserves the area, 1st Legislative District Republican candidates say.
Despite having one of the most unpopular and polarizing governors in the country, the race to succeed Gov. Chris Christie barely has been mentioned on the national scene.
South Jersey is on track to once again lead the state in total spending for the general election, with one race poised to shatter records and siphon money from other contests in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Democrat Phil Murphy leads Republican Kim Guadagno by nearly 18 points in the race for the Governor’s Office, according to a Stockton University poll released Friday.
Incumbent Democrats in New Jersey’s 1st Legislative District hold commanding leads over their Republican challengers less than two months before Election Day, according to a new poll from the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University.