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Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

November 8, 2017

The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park Convention Hall as the crowd ...

Lankey Wins Re-Election in Edison; Diehl, Joshi and Gomez Win Seats on Township Council

EDISON, NJ - Tom Lankey has been re-elected Mayor of Edison, according to unofficial results.  Robert Diehl, Sam Joshi and Alvaro Gomez have won seats on the Township Council. 

According to unofficial returns, Lankey received 10,042 votes to challenger Keith Hahn's 7,541 votes.  Diehl, Joshi and Gomez received 10,497; 10,043; and 9,870, respectively, while Wayne Mascola, ...

Mayor Lankey, Mayoral Candidate Hahn Both Denounce Racist Board of Ed Postcards in Edison

EDISON, NJ - Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey, as well as his challenger for mayor, Keith Hahn, have come out forcefully to condemn the racially charged anti-Asian, anti-Indian Board of Education election postcards that have circulated in the township this week.

Lankey, the Democrat incumbent, said in a statement, "The sentiments expressed in this mailer are despicable. Edison has proudly ...

Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word "deport" ...

Edison Voters Face Decision on Mayoral Election: Incumbent Lankey vs. Challenger Hahn

EDISON, NJ – When Edison voters go to the polls to vote for mayor Nov. 7, they will choose between a Democrat incumbent and a Republican challenger who recently switched parties.

Incumbent Democrat Mayor Thomas Lankey is seeking re-election to his second term. He is facing a challenge from Keith Hahn, a recently converted Republican who was formerly the chairman of the township's ...

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Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe Endorses Senator Menendez for Re-election

November 17, 2017

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today endorsed Senator Bob Menendez for re-election, citing the senator’s longtime commitment to fighting on behalf of New Jersey’s families in Washington.

“Senator Menendez has dedicated his career to working for the interests of middle-class New Jerseyans and it is more important than ever that we have someone with his ...