Gubernatorial Elections

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Why Murphy Should Have Mandated Covid Vaccinations in Schools

Last week the Star-Ledger Editorial Board interviewed Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, whom some consider a likely gubernatorial candidate in 2025.…

3 months ago

NJ Teachers Each Paid $167 for Murphy’s Re-Election, Whether They Like Him or Not

Last month NJ Spotlight analyzed the growing influence of Super PACs on New Jersey’s elections, concluding that this past November's…

5 months ago

From Murphy to McAuliffe: How Badly Did School Closures Hurt the Democratic Brand?

Camden Couty Democratic Party Chairman Jim Beach circulated an email this week in which he tallies the votes in Camden…

6 months ago

STATEAIDGUY: How New Jersey’s ‘Quasimander’ Skews Against Republican Candidates

In the last twenty years the United States has seen its constitutional democratic deficits go from being latent problems that…

6 months ago

Did NJEA Sponsor the Murphy-Ciattarelli Debate or Not?

At Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate between incumbent Phil Murphy and challenger Jack Ciattarelli, those in attendance and those watching remotely…

7 months ago

ANSWERED: Are Murphy’s Mask/Vaccine Mandates in Schools an Abuse of Power?

New Jersey resident Rachel Collins of Burlington County has filed a lawsuit against the New Jersey Department of Education Commissioner…

9 months ago

COMMENTARY: With Re-Election Looming, Murphy Chooses Politics Over Parents

As the number of COVID pediatric infections and hospitalizations in New Jersey rises due to the Delta variant and the…

9 months ago

ANALYSIS: ‘No Remote Instruction in September,’ Murphy Declared. Is That About to Change?

Gov. Phil Murphy and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have marched in lock-step during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether…

10 months ago