The following are links to news articles about Edward Buttimore running for the New Jersey State Senate in the 40th Legislative District.

Editorial by The Record and Herald News: “Republicans in the 40th clinging to the past”

By Alfred P. Doblin – – March 6, 2017

  In the 40th Legislative District, Republicans are partying like it’s 1999. That was when Paul DiGaetano was an assemblyman representing the 36th District, Norm Robertson was a state senator for the 34th District and Joe Bubba Sr. had only recently been ousted by Robertson for that […]

Senate Candidate Buttimore Criticizes Democrat Legislators Who Support Having N.J. Taxpayers Fund Sanctuary Cities

By Edward Buttimore – February 14, 2017

Edward Buttimore, a Republican candidate for State Senator in the 40th Legislative District and former Supervisor of criminal investigations in the New Jersey State Attorney General’s Office, criticized Democrat Senators who are supporting a bill to have the State taxpayers reimburse New Jersey municipalities who lose federal […]

Senate candidate Buttimore releases plan to reduce New Jersey public college and university costs 25%

By Edward Buttimore – October 17, 2016

Reducing college debt is a top priority for students, parents and even State legislators. Recently a number of Democrat State legislators submitted a package of 11 bills to help combat the growing debt associated with graduating from a New Jersey college or university. I certainly support that as […]

Legislative District 40 Senate Candidate Buttimore Endorsed by Professional Firefighters Association

By Alyana Alfaro – PolitickerNJ – July 13, 2016

Edward Buttimore of Cedar Grove was the first candidate to announce he would be pursuing the LD40 senate seat to be vacated by state Senator Kevin O’Toole after his retirement. On Tuesday, the candidate locked up the endorsement of the Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey, IAFF, AFL-CIO.


In Legislative District 40, Buttimore Locks Up First Endorsement for Opening Senate Seat

By Alyana Alfaro – PolitickerNJ – March 29, 2016

Edward Buttimore was the first candidate to announce that he would be pursuing the senate seat in Legislative District 40 in 2017 after sitting Senator Kevin O’Toole retires. Now, Buttimore has gotten the endorsement of the New Jersey Retired Policemen and Firemen’s Association (NJRPFA).

On Tuesday, the NJRPFA […]

Cedar Grove resident runs to replace Senator O’Toole in 2017 primary


A Cedar Grove resident will be running to replace state Sen. Kevin O’Toole in the 2017 primary election.

Edward Buttimore, who has lived in town for 26 years, currently works in the private sector conducting various forms of security and private investigations. As of Wednesday, […]

Buttimore Seeks Republican Nomination for NJ Senate


CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Republican and Cedar Grove resident Edward Buttimore announced his intent to seek the Republican nomination for State Senator for the 40th Legislative District which serves Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Essex Counties  according to PolitickerNJ.

Filing his intention to run with New Jersey’s Election […]

First Candidate Declares Intent to Run for O’Toole’s Seat

By Alyana Alfaro – PolitickerNJ – Jan 22, 2016

State Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-40) announced last week that he did not intent to pursue reelection in 2017. But, before that announcement was even made, Republican Edward Buttimore decided to throw his hat in the ring in an attempt to win the seat.

Buttimore is a retired […]