Press of Atlantic City: Cumberland County Politics

Cumberland County Politics

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.

Sunday 05/29/2016
Ignoring Christie’s 'sit down, shut up,' Keady runs again

TRENTON — The southern Ocean County tavern owner and Hurricane Sandy advocate known because Gov. Chris Christie once told him to sit down and shut up is — once again — ignoring the governor’s advice.

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 05/06/2016
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.

Cumberland's Bernie Sanders group heading to Atlantic City on Monday

Crystal Harris said she’s going to see Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Atlantic City on Monday, even if she has to take a bus to get there.

A.C. has a long history of presidential visits

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

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:

Monday 04/04/2016
Socialist ideas find audience in South Jersey

Susen Shapiro, of Galloway Township, considered herself a Democrat until she lived in South Carolina. Spending 10 years there was enough to turn her into a Democratic socialist.

Saturday 03/05/2016
Year after term expired, Cumberland prosecutor awaits reappointment

Jennifer Webb-McRae may get a second term as Cumberland County’s prosecutor, according to state Sen. Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May, Cumberland, Atlantic.