Who’s Up and Who’s Down: Week of the Failed Petition Signatures Challenge

UP

Jennifer Beck

The campaign of the state senator from the 11th district was fine this week following a challenge to her petition signatures by the Democratic State Committee.

James Sauro

Cape May GOP Chairman Marcus Karavan told Politico this week that the Cumberland County freeholder is the only candidate his party is endorsing for Assembly in  LD1 following the crackup of Brian McDowell (see below).

Denise Ridley

The long-toiling Jersey City Democratic Party committeewoman (pictured) appears poised to receive establishment support in her bid for the Ward A council seat.

James McGreevey

The former Governor of New Jersey highlighted the good work of his organization at this year’s annual Prisoner Reentry Conference in Jersey City, which featured the participation of Governor Christie and former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson.

Horizon

The healthcare insurance service provider featured Speaker Vincent Prieto at its 85th anniversary event this week and received support from money man Steve Forbes in a FOX News op-ed in opposition to Christie’s reserve grab plan.

DOWN

Brian McDowell

Republicans pulled support from the Cape May party member in a competitive primary after a video surfaced that featured McDowell behaving like an idiot.

Lionel Leach

National suspended the veteran president of CWA Local 1039 pending an investigation into the whereabouts of a missing quarter of a million dollars.

United Airlines

After the airline company told passengers that a computer would randomly eject someone on an overbooked flight, a security guard infamously forcibly dragged a passenger off the plane.

Chris Christie

A Morning Consult Poll found that the Governor of New Jersey is the most unpopular governor in the country. According to the poll, just 25% approve of governor against 71% who disapprove.

The Democratic State Committee

Following a petition signatures challenge, the organization failed to boot state senator Jen Beck off the ballot in the closely-watched battleground 11th Legislative District.

Kim Guadagno

The gubernatorial campaign of the GOP front-runner failed to get Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16) thrown off the ballot on a technicality.

 

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  • Concerned NJ TaxPayer

    Ridley is a former aide to Charles Mainor who is running for Mayor too. She was kicked off the line when she ran for Assembly. She can’t be trusted. Fulop won’t be supporting her lol