Press of Atlantic City: Ocean County Politics

Ocean County Politics

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.

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 05/13/2016
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.

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 02/27/2016
How Gov. Christie found a new best friend

FORT WORTH, Texas — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has a reputation for vengeance.

Thursday 02/11/2016
Lawyer in Point Pleasant suit says Christie's brother could lose beach access

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A proposed dune project at the New Jersey shore could cut off access to the beach for 22 property owners — including the brother of Gov. Chris Christie — a lawyer for homeowners fighting the project said.

Tuesday 02/02/2016
Virginia Haines to be sworn in as Ocean County freeholder

Virginia E. Haines will officially be sworn in as a Ocean County Freeholder during a ceremony on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Ocean County Administration Building.

Wednesday 12/16/2015
Christie administration recognizes state environmental leaders

Multiple environmental groups, students, education leaders, government agencies and more from across the state were honored Wednesday by the Christie administration for their commitment to protecting and enhancing the state's environment.

Tuesday 12/15/2015
New state bill analyzes business closings

A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo to better understand businesses’ reasons for relocating or closing was cleared by a state Assembly panel on Monday.