New Jersey Monitor Staff

New Jersey Monitor Staff

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver remembered as a mentor and truth-teller

By: - August 2, 2023

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver's family announced her death on Tuesday. She was 71.

Primary wins for Durr, Codey, Pennacchio

By: - June 6, 2023

The winners of Tuesday's primaries will represent their parties in November, when all 120 legislative seats are up for grabs.

Governor Murphy faces Democratic roadblocks to passing new abortion measures

By: - June 15, 2022

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s renewed push to increase abortion access in New Jersey faces a roadblock that may surprise casual observers of our nation’s abortion politics. His own party. After legislative losses last November that thinned the Democratic majority in the Legislature to its narrowest in years, Murphy has to wrangle a caucus that is […]

Sleepy N.J. primary elections offer few surprises

By: - June 7, 2022

New Jersey voters delivered few surprises Tuesday, with preliminary election results in the state’s 12 congressional districts showing primary wins for all incumbents and victories for nearly all of the challengers who had official party support and the most campaign cash. Former state Sen. Tom Kean Jr. won the 7th Congressional District’s seven-person Republican primary by […]

Eyes on House races as New Jersey voters head to polls

By: - June 7, 2022

New Jersey voters are headed to the polls Tuesday to select who the candidates will be in November’s general election, with political observers focused on a handful of congressional races that could prove pivotal for Republicans hoping to regain control of Congress in 2023. One of the most closely watched contests is in the 7th […]