The 3rd District Congressional race will likely come down to provisional ballots. Democrat Andy Kim pulled ahead of republican Tom MacArthur courtesy of mail in ballots, and now the provisionals will be counted. Kim’s lead is now around 2,000 votes.
Two more retail stores under the Sears chain are closing in South Jersey. In the latest round of announced store closures, the KMart store on Delsea Drive in Glassboro, and the Sears department store at the Deptford Mall will both be closing.
President Trump’s next Attorney General may be the man who’s wanted the job from the beginning. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was at the White House Thursday and reports suggest he’s under heavy consideration to be the next Attorney General for the United States.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new gun control bill into law. The new bill eliminates ghost guns that can be assembled at home with untraceable elements. 3D printable guns are also banned; anyone with one could face up to five years in prison.
Two people were injured Thursday afternoon when they were struck by a car along the side of Watsons Mill Road in Alloway Township, Salem County. When police arrived, they found two bicycles that were damaged at the scene. Medivacs were sent to assist with the injured. So far, no names have been released.
The democrats may have won another congressional seat in South Jersey. Once the mail in ballots were counted, Andy Kim jumped ahead of incumbent republican Tom MacArthur in the 3rd Congressional District. Counting provisional ballots is expected to last into sometime next week.
State lottery officials say Thursday night’s Pick Six jackpot has climbed to $25.2 million, making it the highest prize offered since May, 2004. The odds of winning the Pick Six are much better than Powerball or Mega Millions, at only one in 14 million. It’s been nearly nine months since a winning Pick Six ticket…
So, what about the ballot questions before New Jersey voters last night? They were both approved. Voters in the Garden State approved spending money to expand vocational schools and to improve security in K through 12 school districts.
Senate hopeful Bob Hugin didn’t exactly heap praise on democrat Robert Menendez in his concession speech Tuesday night. Hugin told his supporters that “the people of New Jersey do deserve better” after conceding defeat to Menendez. Menendez was brought up on corruption charges before this election season.
Dennis Township democrat Jeff Van Drew is headed to Washington. In a race that was much tighter than expected, Van Drew defeated republican Seth Grossman to win the Second District Congressional election Tuesday night. Van Drew captured 52 percent of the vote, Grossman just over 46 percent. In another high profile race in South Jersey,…