Sea Isle City officials say the city’s own informal poll of residents supports the results of Tuesday’s election: Residents don’t want a pool. 76 percent of online participants voted “no” in the city’s survey to build a pool, while the same issue went down in a voter survey Tuesday, 489-386. It appears that the pool…
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says there is no reason to sugarcoat Tuesday’s election…his party, the democrats, lost. Sweeney told reporters that he was surprised Governor Murphy didn’t have an identical take on the election which saw the democrats lose seats in both the Assembly and Senate, including here in our First District.
Incumbent democrats were also booted out of office in Atlantic County legislative races, although provisions still need to be counted. Democrats Vince Mazzeo and John Armato were defeated by republicans Phil Guenther and John Risley. However, Risley’s margin of victory over Mazzeo currently stands at only 69 votes.
Accumulating snowfall will not happen in New Jersey before the weekend. Accu Weather has taken snow out of the forecast for virtually the entire Garden State Thursday night into Friday. Cape May County has a zero chance of snow as rain moves in Thursday night and departs Friday morning, with colder temperatures this weekend.
J.C. Penney’s out, Shopper’s World in at the Hamilton Mall in Atlantic County. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Shopper’s World will replace Penney’s at the mall location. Shopper’s World sells clothing, home furnishings, furniture, and other household goods.
There were critical defeats for the local democratic party in last night’s elections. Democrats lost their only seat on the Middle Township committee, both freeholder races, and all three legislative seats previously held by democrats. Democrats also failed to earn seats in Dennis Township and Upper Township municipal elections.
Republicans have likely picked up four seats in the New Jersey Assembly courtesy of Tuesday night’s elections. Two of the four seats that were flipped are here in Cape May County as democrats Matt Milam and Bruce Land were voted out. Last year, mostly democrats won congressional elections in the Garden State.
A new proposed aquatic center in Lower Township was approved last night, while a similar project in Sea Isle City was rejected. Lower Township voters cast over 5,000 ballots on the pool question and it was approved by slightly over 100 votes. Not so in Sea Isle City, where the non-binding referendum was defeated by…
The First Legislative District has been flipped. Republicans captured all three legislative races over incumbent democrats in Tuesday night’s election, the first where current Congressman Jeff Van Drew wasn’t running with the democratic candidates. Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan defeated incumbents Bruce Land and Matt Milam by over 2,000 votes. Republican Mike Testa will be…
The Upper Township Committee stays all republican. John Coggins and Hobie Young were re-elected Tuesday night, easily defeating democrat Donald Oral. The margin of victory was over 1,200 votes.