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Elections 2017

Wins for Murphy, Guadagno Demonstrate Power of County Organizations

Lee Keough | June 7, 2017 | Elections 2017

Clear victors in the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primaries were also clear favorites of their party’s political machines

If You Missed the Debate, You're Not Out of Luck

NJ Spotlight Staff | October 10, 2017 | Elections 2017
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A Night of the Incumbents in Most of NJ’s Hotly Contested Districts

Chase Brush | June 7, 2017 | Elections 2017
With nearly 280 candidates in the running for their party’s Senate and Assemby seats, almost half of this year’s primary contests could be considered battlegrounds
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With Democratic Governor, Garden State Would Be Much Greener
Tom Johnson | June 5, 2017
Interactive Map: Where New Jersey’s Most Generous Political Donors Live
Colleen O'Dea | June 2, 2017
Public Education and the Candidates: Putting the Issues in Perspective
John Mooney | June 2, 2017
Democratic, Republican Candidates Detail Plans for Affordable Housing
Colleen O'Dea | June 2, 2017
Retired Police Officer Rogers Bets on ‘Blue Wall’ of Support
WNYC News | June 2, 2017
Gubernatorial Candidates Take Aim at New Jersey's Gun-Control Laws
Colleen O'Dea | June 1, 2017
Ciattarelli Tells Brian Lehrer Show He’s an ‘Eisenhower Republican’
WNYC News | June 1, 2017
Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Undocumented Immigrants, Legalized Pot
Colleen O'Dea | May 31, 2017
Gubernatorial Hopefuls from Both Parties Have Plans for Transportation Spending
John Reitmeyer | May 30, 2017
GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Divided on Energy, Environment
Tom Johnson | May 30, 2017
More Than Just a Facelift, User-Friendly ELEC Site Delivers Wealth of Data
Colleen O'Dea | May 30, 2017
The Candidate Decoder: The Primary Race for New Jersey Governor
NJ Spotlight and WNYC News | May 26, 2017
The Hottest Seats in the House: Guide to NJ’s Most-Contested Primaries
Chase Brush | May 26, 2017
With NJ’s Legislature Up for Grabs, You Need a Big Picture to Assess the Action
Chase Brush | May 25, 2017
An Old-Fashioned Horse Race to See Who Will Be Next Assembly Speaker
Colleen O'Dea | May 25, 2017
Singh, ‘Only True Conservative,’ Wants to Fix NJ’s Lack of Affordability
WNYC News | May 25, 2017
On the Air: Joseph Rudy Rullo on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC News | May 25, 2017
How Democratic, Republican Candidates Say They'd Ease NJ’s Fiscal Crisis
John Reitmeyer | May 24, 2017
Prieto’s Run for Third Term as Assembly Speaker Might Not Go Unchallenged
NJTV News Online | May 23, 2017
The List: Top 10 States Contributing to NJ’s Gubernatorial Hopefuls
Colleen O'Dea | May 22, 2017
NJ Gubernatorial Hopefuls Agree: $300M State House Renovation Must Be Stopped
John Reitmeyer | May 22, 2017
In Second GOP Debate, Guadagno and Ciattarelli Trade Shots About Taxes
Colleen O'Dea | May 19, 2017
Ten NJ Locals of Mass-Transit Union Deliver Endorsement to Murphy
John Reitmeyer | May 19, 2017
Watch the Republican Gubernatorial Debate
NJ Spotlight Staff | May 19, 2017
Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Cool to ACA Replacement Bill
Lilo H. Stainton | May 18, 2017
Democratic Gubernatorial Hopefuls Support Single-Payer, Women’s Healthcare
Lilo H. Stainton | May 17, 2017
Senate, Assembly Primary Races on Track to Being Most Expensive in NJ History
Colleen O'Dea | May 16, 2017
Lesniak Lays Out His Policies, Proposals on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show
NJ Spotlight Staff | May 16, 2017
Democratic Hopefuls Dismiss Scheme to Funnel Lottery Profits into Pensions
John Reitmeyer | May 15, 2017
3 on 1: Democratic Hopefuls Target Frontrunner in Second Debate
John Reitmeyer | May 12, 2017
Poll: Did Democratic Debates Help You Home in on a Candidate?
| May 12, 2017
Town Hall Attendees Let MacArthur Have It for His Crucial Role in AHCA Win
NJTV News Online | May 12, 2017
In the Money: What the Gubernatorial Hopefuls Have Spent Thus Far
Colleen O'Dea | May 11, 2017
Watch the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Debate
NJ Spotlight Staff | May 11, 2017
Michael Aron on What Makes for a Great Political Debate on TV
John Mooney | May 11, 2017
Leading GOP Candidates for Governor Come Out Swinging, Pull No Punches
Colleen O'Dea | May 10, 2017
More Accord Than Debate Among Dems’ Top 4 Gubernatorial Hopefuls
John Reitmeyer | May 10, 2017
Democratic Hopeful Jim Johnson Talks Taxes, Public Transportation
WNYC News | May 10, 2017
Wisniewski Says He Would Be a Stand-Up Governor for NJ
WNYC News Online | May 9, 2017
Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike
John Reitmeyer | May 5, 2017
At Social Justice Forum Democrats Make Time to Pile on Frontrunner
Colleen O'Dea | May 2, 2017
Can Guadagno’s ‘Circuit Breaker’ Short-Circuit Rising Property Taxes?
John Reitmeyer | April 24, 2017
Financial Transparency Almost Unknown Among NJ Gubernatorial Hopefuls
Colleen O'Dea | April 19, 2017
Op-Ed: Candidates for Governor Need to Step up for Campaign Finance Reform
David Goodman | April 13, 2017
Crowded Fields, Contested Primaries Come into Focus as Candidates File
Colleen O'Dea | April 4, 2017
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