Kim Guadagno (R) faces Phil Murphy (D) to succeed Chris Christie (R).
Who does The Document and NorthJersey.com’s editorial board endorse as the following governor of New Jersey? The reply can be shared midday Friday on NorthJersey.com and in Sunday’s print editions.
As in previous gubernatorial races, the editorial board course of concerned one-on-one interviews, participation in public debates, finding out the problems raised by the candidates and – equally essential to the board’s course of – the problems raised by New Jersey residents and voters.
The editorial board, which consists of Alfred P. Doblin, editorial web page editor; Bruce Lowry, editorial author; Rick Inexperienced, editor and vice-president/content material of The Document and NorthJersey.com; and Nancy Meyer, president of The Document and NorthJersey.com met with the most important get together candidates earlier than June’s major.
At the moment, each Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno sat down with the board. This fall, whereas invites have been prolonged to each candidates, Guadagno withdrew from a scheduled assembly and has not rescheduled. The Document and NorthJersey.com was represented in the course of the second televised gubernatorial debate and the editorial board was ready to attract from the debates, its interviews, face-to-face listening periods, digital city halls and the marketing campaign reporting of the State Home Bureau because it went by way of its deliberative course of.
Readers usually ask, “Why does The Document and NorthJersey.com endorse?” The editorial board makes a alternative as a result of it advocates day after day for all residents to choose on Election Day. Whether or not it’s a college board election or one for governor, voting issues. And the editorial board’s endorsements replicate the institutional values of The Document and NorthJersey.com.