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.
Immediately after Labor Day, New Jersey state assembly candidate Gene Baldassari will begin a major push to demonstrate that a national movement that places mainstream common sense, rational solutions ahead of partisan bickering and ideology can indeed be viable. Then, as an organization revived by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, it is only appropriate that on 9/11, the Modern Whig movement will officially introduce a second Congressional candidate that fits the mold of quality candidates over quantity.… Read more ...
According to PolitickerNJ, ten “independents” – meaning an independent or a minor party candidate under New Jersey state law – have filed to run in the race for New Jersey governor. The deadline to file was yesterday, as were the primaries for the Democratic and Republican Parties. The independent and minor party candidates are:
former state Environmental Protection Commissioner Christopher Daggett, Libertarian Kenneth Kaplan, Kinnelon attorney Gary Steele, former Princeton school board member Joshua Leinsdorf, Alvin Lindsay Jr.