Frank Orsini: Mayoral Candidate

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Independent Mayoral Candidate Frank Orsini

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18 Responses

  1. Easy-E says:

    Why do I see this guy’s posters 12 feet off the ground on utility poles all up and down Newark St.?

    Is he going to have someone come take them down after he loses? Probably not.

    Way to make an impression.

  2. bmacqueens says:

    Those signs will be easily accessible from a floating rubber raft, next time we get a heavy thunderstorm in this area.

  3. realstuff says:

    He has ‘high’ plans for Hob. (green master plan), (change of government) – (don’t reward incumbents running for mayor)…Oh! the signs…almost all candidates do the same…and I believe in the 2007 election for 2nd ward council, it was mentioned that this is a economical way to campaign. It’s funny, because Mason had signs too numerous count and the Mayor supported the idea that it was cheap advertising. :roll:

  4. Gretchen says:

    Are candidates allowed to post signs on utility poles, lamposts, etc.?
    How come all candidates aren’t doing it?

  5. truth1 says:

    It is againt the city ordinance #110, however, it is not enforced and I believe that Mayor Roberts was quoted in 2007 that this was sort of OK as a form of affordable campaigning. Letters were sent out to the candidates at that time but no action was ever taken. The city has to expend personnel hours to remove them. As this race heats up, there will probable be a lot of signs. Should this local law be enforced? Complaints can go to Director Ronga and the Dept. of Public Safety, Act. Chief of Police….and most of all Judy Tripodi, Fiscal Control Officer. Suggest you send copies to the city council. 💡

  6. realstuff says:

    [quote comment=”151475″]It is againt the city ordinance #110, however, it is not enforced and I believe that Mayor Roberts was quoted in 2007 that this was sort of OK as a form of affordable campaigning. Letters were sent out to the candidates at that time but no action was ever taken. The city has to expend personnel hours to remove them. As this race heats up, there will probable be a lot of signs. Should this local law be enforced? Complaints can go to Director Ronga and the Dept. of Public Safety, Act. Chief of Police….and most of all Judy Tripodi, Fiscal Control Officer. Suggest you send copies to the city council. :idea:[/quote]
    Really, it there an ordinance against this? estevens, is this correct?

  7. estevens says:

    I am of the opinion that the city should allow political flyers to be distributed and posted in the weeks leading up to the election.

    However, city code states:

    § 110-45. Distribution of handbills and circulars.
    No person shall throw, cast or distribute, or cause to be thrown, cast or distributed, any handbill, circular, card or other advertising matter whatsoever, in or upon any street or public place or in a front yard or in any vehicle or in the vestibule or hall of any building or in any place from which such matter may be blown by the wind onto a street or public place, or place on any pole or public sign any advertising matter unauthorized by the owner of the said pole or public sign.

    This ordinance is, of course, selectively enforced.

  8. Red Haven says:

    [quote comment=”151484″]This ordinance is, of course, selectively enforced.[/quote]

    Too true. Mason’s signs are pulled down by city employees as soon as they go up, just as Zimmer’s were in ’07 when she was using the same sign team as Mason. When Campos put his signs up they stayed up. Same goes for Menendez, Corzine, et al.

    Orsini’s stay up because he is Dave Roberts’ pal. Davey set Orsini up on the Planning Board. Orsini also worked on Menendez campaigns and is very much part of The Machine.

    Orsini knows he can’t win, but is hoping there will be a runoff where he can capitalize on whatever small number of votes he will get by trading support for a runoff candidate for some other favor yet to be named.

    Orsini is playing the system. He is not a serious candidate.

  9. realstuff says:

    No 7. estevens – good suggestion but the taped ones on the metal city poles do damage the paint. Perhaps, someone will comment on this at the council meeting. Perhaps Helen Hirsch will not because she favors change of government and Orsini has it in his platform.

  10. Easy-E says:

    [quote comment=”151487″][quote comment=”151484″]This ordinance is, of course, selectively enforced.[/quote]

    Too true. Mason’s signs are pulled down by city employees as soon as they go up, just as Zimmer’s were in ’07 when she was using the same sign team as Mason. When Campos put his signs up they stayed up. Same goes for Menendez, Corzine, et al.

    Orsini’s stay up because he is Dave Roberts’ pal. Davey set Orsini up on the Planning Board. Orsini also worked on Menendez campaigns and is very much part of The Machine.

    Orsini knows he can’t win, but is hoping there will be a runoff where he can capitalize on whatever small number of votes he will get by trading support for a runoff candidate for some other favor yet to be named.

    Orsini is playing the system. He is not a serious candidate.[/quote]

    Orsini’s stay up because they are literally 10 feet + off the ground.

  11. realstuff says:

    No. 10. The only thing higher is some of the BS of this campaign :mrgreen:

  12. Mbattle76 says:

    Seems people have a lot of time on there hands to think about conspiracies and peoples motives.

    “Redhaven” reiterates something said on hoboken411 before, “Frank Orsini, friend of Dave Roberts”. I asked him about that weeks ago when I met him, when it was first written. Turns out Mr. Orsini has spoken to Dave Roberts about 4 times in the past 5 years. I’d say that makes Beth Mason and Dawn Zimmer/Carol Marsh better friends (but you wouldn’t print that would you). And I doubt that’s any reason why signs stay up/torn down. BTW…I saw 2 people putting signs on polls this morning – one on a moving sale and another advertizing a business…will you call Judy Tripodi on them? I think not.

    I asked my congressman once why I get his “Phone Calls” during election time because I’m on the “Do not Call List”. He said it is deemed a greater good for Democracy.

    Hmm…his “BS”. Talking about changing the size of the council & eliminating the excess politics that gave us the great mess we are in…”BS” – No. Just something we need. Your real smart.

    Lastly, no one wants to vote for Mason, Zimmer or Cammerano unless they are in there “Inner Circle”. Instead of tearing down the independents (from your room), you should applaud them.

  13. Easy-E says:

    [quote comment=”151555″]BTW…I saw 2 people putting signs on polls this morning – one on a moving sale and another advertizing a business…will you call Judy Tripodi on them? I think not.[/quote]

    Nope, but I will tear them down too.

  14. strand tramp says:

    i tear down all posted flyers regardless of the info; i started with the fraud “moving company” ones taped everywhere and now just pull down every single one i see. you would be surprised how many you can tear down in a walk down the street. i especially like tearing down the ones nailed into living trees. the Smashery likes to nail things into the tree in front of their store. people think they can ren a marketing campaign on the pole in front of my building.

  15. Easy-E says:

    [quote comment=”151555″]Your real smart.[/quote]

    Ok, that’s just hilarious. Thanks.

  16. plywood says:

    As strand tramp indicates & IMO flyers on public property should be torn down by the first witnessing citizen unless they affect the parking regulations of the area in question. Signs on telephone poles should just be ripped down, signs on anything metal or living should be ripped down and fine the offender. If someone wants to hand out flyers fine, the candidate is then to be liable for litter of same in a two block radius. Any simply “vote for Joe Blow” need be on consenting private property. C’mon, this type of signage is just rude and doesn’t positively impact anyone’s voting decisions. However, it is often helpful in finding out who owes who a favor. Altruistically, what percentage is because the poster believes what the person stands for (other than possibly their job)?

  17. matt_72 says:

    I can’t stand the folks who leave stuff on my car. I don’t care who you are, stop. That junk just gets tossed on the ground by half the car owners. Every time I see cars papered w/ flyers in parking lots, I always see those same flyers littering the ground.

  18. plywood says:

    Should also be prosecuted as de-facto aggravated littering! Why are flyers the car owner’s problem?

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