A few additional election updates from the NJGOP

Hello everyone – we thought it was important to pass on the latest from the NJGOP on the election:


It is two weeks since Election Day and about a week since my last update on the general election. A lot has happened since November 3, so I want to give you a brief update. 

First, the hundreds of thousands of mail in ballots that were uncounted last week are largely counted now and, as expected, were very favorable for Republicans. Our data in the lead up to Election Day indicated a late surge of GOP votes, and that proved to be true. County election boards are now on to counting provisional votes and are required to finish counting and certify the results by this Friday, November 20. 

Here are the most notable developments from around the State, in the last week:

  • Assemblywoman Dunn and Senator Bucco officially won their races. While the President lost LD25, these great candidates prevailed.
  • Morris County Freeholder Tayfun Selen won re-election. 
  • The Monmouth County team of Christine Hanlon, Lilian Burry, and Ross Licitra won their races.
  • Ed Ramsey has a strong lead in the Salem County Freeholder race and we expect him to win, expanding the Republican majority to 4-1.
  • In Atlantic County, John Risley has a strong lead in the Freeholder race and is expected to win. 
  • In NJ07, Senator Tom Kean Jr has cut 90% of Malinowski’s election night lead and is within 1% of pulling ahead. This race is one to closely monitor as the final ballots are counted. 
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NJGOP Update for this week

Hi all – given the election, we thought it was important to pass on this week’s NJGOP update to you:

Hi Friends, 

With votes still being counted, NJGOP’s work continues around the state – we are fighting hard to win every campaign.  However, I wanted to send a short note of congratulations to Congressman Van Drew, who romped to victory, winning by at least 22,000 votes! 

NJGOP was pleased to partner with the Congressman and work hand in hand with campaigns throughout South Jersey. 

Please give a read to this great campaign recap from Congressman Van Drew and click the link to see more about his truly historic win. 


Chairman Doug Steinhardt

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Our Founding Fathers on electing the President – Federalist #68

Our Founders were very much like you and I, but with a profound insight and knowledge of human nature.

When devising our US government, Alexander Hamilton wrote many of the collection of essays now known as The Federalist Papers. This collection was the “blogs” of those times and wrote his “essays” under the pen name of “Publius”.

Under the present and uncertain circumstances surrounding the 2020 presidential election, it might help to understand that the Founders of our great nation understood unchanging human nature and set a path to remedy the presidential or “chief magistrate” election complications we find ourselves in today. I encourage you to follow this link and read carefully Federalist #68 written by Hamilton March 12, 1788 (Source: Avalon Project, Yale Law School).

It is as applicable today as it was in Hamilton’s time.


Update from NJGOP

Hello all – we wanted to pass on this important update from the NJGOP:

Note From NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt


It has been nearly a week since the polls closed on Election Day, and much has happened. I want to take this opportunity to give you an update on where we stand. 

First and foremost, thank you to our grassroots activists, candidates, county and municipal committees, and Republicans around the state for hanging tough as results develop. You and your teams are the heart and soul of this party and I could not be more thankful. 

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Election Day is Almost Here! Please Remember to Vote! And Vote Greenfield & Robertson!

Election day is hours away! Have you returned our ballot? Here is some helpful information from the NJGOP, followed by some important links about our Council Candidates Diane Greenfield and JoAnne Robertson:

Please Click Here For Ballot Drop Box Locations in Somerset County

And remember in-person voting will be provisional only (though you can drop off your ballot in person at the polling locations). Bernardsville has only 2 polling locations open – please find out more by clicking here.

Robertson and Greenfield for Council!

Want to find out more about Diane Greenfield and JoAnne Robertson?

Click here to find out why they are running and the best choice for Council!

And click here for their “Commitment to Bernardsville” platform!

Please Remember to Vote — And Vote the Republican Ticket!

Return Your Ballot! Election Day Approaching – Update from NJGOP!

Hello everyone –

Passing on this update from the NJGOP. Election Day is 2 Days away – please drop off or mail your ballot in ASAP!

Here is the NJGOP’s Election Day update – some very useful links and information below!

Vote By Mail
Attention New Jersey Republicans! President Trump has sent us a very important message, and wants to make sure everyone gets their ballots returned to support our great Republican Team!
Find more info at NJGOP.org/VBM, listen to the President’s message, and return those ballots!

NJGOP: More Regulations And No Support From Murphy

Governor Murphy announced that as of November 5, New Jersey workplaces and small businesses must abide by a glut of new regulations.

“Phil Murphy just might be the least jobs friendly Governor in America,” said NJGOP Chairman Doug Steinhardt. “He’s standing bone dry on a dock watching New Jersey businesses drown. Instead of keeping them afloat with any of the billions in CARES Act cash he’s hoarding, he shoved them under, under the weight of onerous, new regulations. That’s the Phil Murphy we know. More for him, less for you.”

NJGOP In The News

Republicans laud federal probe into state’s veterans homes Republicans celebrated a new probe into the state’s handling of COVID-19 in its veteran memorial homes launched by Department of Justice Tuesday.“It is unfortunate that it has come down to this, that the federal government is looking into the state’s troubling incompetency. At least somebody is listening,” State Sen. Joe Pennacchio (R-Montville). “Along with colleagues in the Senate Republican Caucus, I have been saying all along that the Administration’s lack of transparency was troubling and unacceptable. We now know that they were not forthcoming with federal investigators.

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Every NJ Voter Is Receiving A Ballot In The Mail!
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Where to Vote in Person

Many county Boards of Elections have extended their hours in the final week of the election. Click here, and go to your county BOE’s website for up to date information!


The Economy’s Post-Lockdown Comeback
-The Wall Street Journal
“The U.S. economy grew at a record 33.1% in the third quarter, even after most government transfer payments expired. When politicians lift their lockdowns, and Americans can get on with their prudently cautious lives even in a pandemic, people work, business invests and the economy grows,” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes. Why Trump’s Health Care Price Transparency Rules Will Reignite America’s Economy
-Fox Business
“In a historic win for all Americans on Thursday, President Trump issued a final rule requiring health insurers to post the prices they have negotiated with hospitals, medical facilities, and doctors. Under this rule, health care consumers, including employers sponsoring workplace coverage, can finally know prices before they receive care,” economist and former Reagan adviser Art Laffer writes.  I’m the FDA Point Person on COVID-19 Vaccines. We’ll Make Sure They’re Safe and Effective.
-USA Today
“With high uptake, COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to save many lives in the United States,” Dr. Peter Marks of the FDA writes. “Therefore, it is critical to be open and transparent about the process that the [FDA] will follow to help make safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines available . . . We pledge to do our duty to the best of our ability, independently and without conflicts of interest.”  Secretary of State Pompeo: America First Foreign Policy Is Succeeding
-Fox News
“An America First foreign policy puts our national interests first, which starts with seeing the world as it is, not as we wish it were,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo writes. “Seeing the world with clear eyes also means recognizing without hesitation who our friends are. America has no greater friend than Israel.”  Trump Is the Greatest President in the Modern Era When It Comes to Shaping the Judiciary
-The Washington Post
“With the Senate’s confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, President Trump has cemented his legacy as the most important president in the modern era when it comes to shaping the judiciary,” Marc Thiessen of the American Enterprise Institute writes. “Trump has made better judicial choices than any modern Republican president.”

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