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Elections 2017

Christie and Trump: The Best Friends New Jersey Democrats Ever Had?

Colleen O'Dea | November 9, 2017 | Elections 2017

Pollsters and pundits alike argue that dissatisfaction with the governor and the president helped put Democrats over the top in race after race

Murphy Stays on Message for Victory Speech, Promising to Be Activist Governor

Lee Keough | November 8, 2017 | Elections 2017
Some pundits say Guadagno was running against her long service with Gov. Christie as much as against Murphy

Dems Pick Up Key Seats in Legislature, GOP Takes Several Tight Races

Chase Brush | November 8, 2017 | Elections 2017
At end of the day, Democrats still have the Legislature locked up — after withstanding some tough challenges and pulling out a few surprise victories
New Jersey Voters Handily Ratify Two Ballot Questions
Tom Johnson | November 8, 2017
Last-Minute Questions About the Election? This Is the Story for You
Colleen O'Dea | November 7, 2017
Local Politics in New Jersey Takes Ugly Turn with Racist Fliers
Carly Sitrin | November 7, 2017
Let the Candidate Decoder Help Take the Mystery Out of Governor’s Race
NJ Spotlight and WNYC News | November 6, 2017
Taking the Measure of Phil Murphy: A Progressive Vision for New Jersey
Lee Keough | November 3, 2017
Interactive Map: Tracking the Gubernatorial Campaign Contributions
Colleen O'Dea | November 3, 2017
In the 3rd, Costly Grudge Match Pits Sweeney Against Grenier and NJEA
Chase Brush | November 3, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Candidates Sharply Divided on Crime, Social Justice
Mark J. Bonamo | November 3, 2017
Kim Guadagno: Running Hard Enough to Become NJ’s Second Woman Governor?
Colleen O'Dea | November 2, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Candidates Deeply Divided on Education
John Mooney | November 2, 2017
Important Ballot Questions on Library Funding, Pollution Settlements
John Reitmeyer | November 2, 2017
Murphy Grilled on Ability to Deal with Terror Attacks
WNYC News | November 2, 2017
Do You Have a Message for NJ’s Next Governor?
NJ Spotlight | November 2, 2017
The Importance of Coattails in ‘Truly Competitive’ LD 16 Races
Chase Brush | November 1, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Candidates Pledge to Fix NJ's Transportation Woes
John Reitmeyer | October 31, 2017
Guadagno Talks Taxes, Taxes, Taxes on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC News | October 31, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017 Could Lead to a Greener New Jersey
Tom Johnson | October 30, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Murphy, Guadagno Short on Specifics for Higher Ed
Colleen O'Dea | October 27, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Back Seat for Healthcare in Final Phase of Campaigning
Lilo H. Stainton | October 26, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Plans and Planks for Affordable Housing
Colleen O'Dea | October 25, 2017
Ad Watch: Gubernatorial Election Spots — More Than Meets the Eye?
John Reitmeyer | October 25, 2017
Take-No-Prisoners Senate Race in LD 11 Pits Incumbent Beck against Gopal
Chase Brush | October 25, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Angry Accusations, Real Differences on Immigration
Hank Kalet | October 24, 2017
Governor’s Race 2017: Property Taxes, Pension System, Economic Growth
John Reitmeyer | October 23, 2017
The Blue Boost: Barack Obama Gets Out the Vote for Phil Murphy
Colleen O'Dea | October 20, 2017
In South Jersey’s 2nd, a Surprisingly Tight Race for State Senate Seat
Chase Brush | October 20, 2017
Rancorous Second Debate Marked by Jabs, Insults, Accusations
Colleen O'Dea | October 19, 2017
Join with Us Tonight for the Second Gubernatorial Debate
NJ Spotlight Staff | October 18, 2017
Join with Us for Tonight's Second Gubernatorial Debate
NJ Spotlight Staff | October 18, 2017
What Does It Cost to Win — or Lose — an Election in New Jersey?
Colleen O'Dea | October 18, 2017
AFT Endorses Sweeney as NJEA Continues to Work Hard for His Ouster
NJTV News | October 18, 2017
At Debate, Lieutenant Governor Candidates Mostly Stay on Message
Chase Brush | October 17, 2017
The Candidate's Coffers: Murphy’s in the Money, Guadagno’s Struggling
Colleen O'Dea | October 13, 2017
Guadagno’s Out-of-Context Campaign Ad Draws Firestorm of Criticism
Colleen O'Dea and Lee Keough | October 13, 2017
Some Sharp Exchanges, Some Name Calling, but No Clear Winner in First Debate
John Reitmeyer | October 11, 2017
Long Valley Voting Block on the Debate: Unimpressed and Unconvinced
Colleen O'Dea | October 11, 2017
One Last Question: The Candidates on District Consolidation
John Mooney | October 11, 2017
Ready for the Fireworks? Will Tonight’s Debate Be as Heated as the Run-Up?
Colleen O'Dea | October 10, 2017
New Jersey Continues to Use Easily Hacked Voting Machines
Aaron Sankin, Reveal | October 10, 2017
The Independents: New Jersey’s ‘Other’ Gubernatorial Candidates
Chase Brush | October 5, 2017
In Wake of Mass Killing, Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Gun Control
Colleen O'Dea | October 3, 2017
Ad Watch: Do Gubernatorial Candidates Play Fast and Loose with the Truth?
John Reitmeyer | September 27, 2017
Long Valley Neighbors Find Accord and Affinity Across Party Lines
Colleen O'Dea | September 21, 2017
Why Doesn’t Guadagno’s Message of Tax Relief Resonate with Voters?
John Reitmeyer | September 15, 2017
Spotlight on New Jersey’s Gubernatorial and Legislative Races
Colleen O'Dea | September 5, 2017
Never Too Early to Plan a House Race in 3 Targeted Republican Districts
Colleen O'Dea | August 4, 2017
Running Mates: Oliver is Murphy’s Pick, Rendo Likely as Guadagno’s
NJTV News Online | July 26, 2017
Campaigning for Governor Isn’t Enough, Start Planning a Transition — Now
Colleen O'Dea | July 19, 2017
Peace in Long Valley? Maybe Not When the Talk Turns to Politics
Colleen O'Dea | July 17, 2017
Does Politics Have a Role to Play in Pastoral Long Valley?
Colleen O'Dea | June 13, 2017
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