The Modern Whig Party’s first candidate for office and their only candidate on the ballot this November is Gene Baldassari, a New Jersey State Assembly candidate in the 14th district. The Trentonian recently ran this piece profiling him:
HAMILTON — Gene Baldassari, a Hamilton resident and lifelong Republican, said New Jersey has been ruined by the partisan political battles between the GOP and Democratic Party.
In fact, Baldassari said things have gotten so bad that he decided to run as a Modern Whig Party candidate for a seat in the New Jersey Assembly.
“The reason for ending the political bickering is so we can have fiscal responsibility,” said Baldassari, who blames both the Democratic and Republican parties for New Jersey having the highest property taxes in the nation.
“We have to break this two-party paralysis. They have been working across party lines — and this is what we’ve gotten,” Baldassari said of the GOP and Democratic Party. “They are not representing the citizens…