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CURRIE: CHRISTIE’S INFLUENCE ONLY SKIN DEEP

On election night, New Jersey Democrats maintained majorities in both the State Senate and State Assembly, demonstrating that voter’s fondness for Chris Christie’s brash persona only runs skin deep, the party’s top official declared.   CURRIE: CHRISTIE’S INFLUENCE ONLY SKIN DEEP Democrats Boast Local, Legislative Victories (Trenton) – New Jersey Democrats will maintain majorities in […]

“GOP-HARMONY” TAKES REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS FROM SINGLES TO SOUL MATES

Today, Chris Christie and his date on the campaign trail, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez, are showcasing their affection for cronyism and fiscal mismanagement. Both governors are former prosecutors with records of abusing their official powers to reward their political allies and tank their state economies. Martinez, who Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics included on […]

REP. CHIVUKULA: NJDSC SOUTH ASIAN AMERICAN CAUCUS A HISTORIC MILESTONE

Assembly Deputy Speaker Upendra J. Chivukula heralded the launch of the first-ever South Asian American Caucus of the New Jersey State Democratic Committee (NJSDC) as a historic milestone. Chivukula is the first and only South Asian American in the 120-member state Legislature and the highest ranking South Asian elected to office in New Jersey.   […]

NJDSC LAUNCHES SOUTH ASIAN AMERICAN CAUCUS

On the evening of October 29, 2013, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) joined with leaders from the South Asian community to officially kickoff the South Asian American Caucus in Edison, New Jersey.   (Trenton) -– The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) joined with leaders from the South Asian community to officially kickoff […]

STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF ESSEX COUNTY CHAIRMAN PHILIP THIGPEN

John Currie, Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, as well as the Passaic County Democratic Committee, issues the following statement after the passing of his friend and mentor Philip Thigpen, Chairman of the Essex County Democratic Committee:   DEMOCRATIC STATE CHAIR CURRIE STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF ESSEX COUNTY CHAIRMAN PHILIP THIGPEN   […]

NEW JERSEY’S TEA PARTIERS LOSING GROUND

There are clear signs that New Jersey’s Tea Partying legislators, such as Assemblywoman Donna Simon, are losing ground in the wake of the federal government shutdown, just as their Democratic challengers receive boosts in outside support – signs that bode well for Democratic majorities in the state legislature next year.   NEW JERSEY’S TEA PARTIERS […]

ACCOUNTING FOR CHRIS CHRISTIE’S FAILURES

With a mere two weeks before the ballots of New Jersey voters are tallied, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee is releasing the accounting of Chris Christie’s effort to avoid responsibility for his failed policies and misguided priorities.   By the Numbers …     (Trenton) – With a mere two weeks before the ballots […]

DID CHRIS CHRISTIE CHARGE NEW JERSEYANS MILLIONS TO HAVE THEIR VOTES NOT COUNT?

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is calling on the Christie administration to count the mail-in votes that the state wants to invalidate – votes that, in the confusion sown by the separate special election that Governor Christie scheduled yesterday, were mailed in the wrong envelope. For Immediate Release: DID CHRIS CHRISTIE CHARGE NEW JERSEYANS […]

SHERIFF, HAND IN YOUR BADGE!

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is calling on Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles, a candidate for the state senate seat held by Senator Jim Whelan, to hand in his badge after advocating violence against the incumbent.   Advocating Violence Against Elected Official Unacceptable (Trenton) – The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is calling on […]

NEW JERSEY DEMOCRATIC LEADER QUESTIONS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GUADAGNO’S JUDGEMENT

Anticipating a feisty debate between the major party nominees for Lieutenant Governor, the New Jersey Democratic State Committe’s Vice-Chair, Lizette Delgado-Polanco, believes that, given her scandal-plagued tenure, voters should question Kim Guadagno’s readiness to assume the governor’s office — something she does regularly when Chris Christie campaigns for higher office outside the state.   Scandal […]