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Ballots in Brief: State Assembly
A shocker in Monmouth County's 11th Legislative District stands in bold relief to a shore Republican juggernaut and hands two Assembly seats to Democrats.

Legislative District 9: Brian Rumpf (R-Incumbent) and Dianne Gove (R-Incumbent) defeated Fran Zimmer (D) and John Bingham (D)
Legislative District …
Ballots in Brief: Ocean County Municipal Races
A Republican sweep in Stafford, a Democratic sweep in Brick, and a dark-horse victory in Little Egg Harbor loom among the highlights of contested races in Ocean County.
Barnegat Township Committee (Two 3-year terms): Susan McCabe (R-Incumbent) and Frank Caputo (R) defeated Carrie Diona (D); Bill Cox …
Ballots in Brief: Freeholder & County Clerk
In unofficial balloting, incumbents cruise to victory in the races for seats on the Boards of Chosen Freeholders for Ocean and Monmouth Counties and the County Clerkships in both counties.

Freeholder: John Bartlett (R-Incumbent); Gerry Little (R-Incumbent) defeated Jimmy Esposito (D); Chr…
“Ask the Senator” Premieres with Senator Sam Thompson
"Ask the Senator" premiered on WOBM-AM Newstalk 1160 and 1310 on Wednesday with a visit from State Senator Sam Thompson (R-12).
The Republican, whose district covers parts of Ocean, Monmouth, Middlesex, and Burlington Counties, addressed a variety of topics, including:

Expanding casino gambl…
Fair Tax Supporters Keep Momentum Going
It's been a little more than a month since New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett became the first Representative in the Northeast to co-sponsor the Fair Tax bill, and local supporters are keeping that momentum going.

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