On October 2, MoreMonmoutMusings reported that the PAC held a fundraiser for Matawan Democrats on September 30. At that time Gopal said that the PAC members had raised over $40,000 for Monmouth Democrats, that they had 10 days from September 29 to register by law, but that he would register the PAC the following day.
Time's up Vin.
In addition to Gopal's political activities, he is the publisher of the Monitor Newspapers. The Monitor was to be the successor to The Courier, the once wonderful Bayshore weekly owned by the Azzolina family, but that sale never closed.
In his capacity as publisher, Gopal has been issuing ultimatums to candidates, campaign managers and municipal chairs:
Dear Candidates, Campaign Managers & Party Chairs,
We have still not received your questionnaire for the election edition of The Monitor.
The absolute final deadline to send your questionnaire in (at the bottom of this e-mail) is Tuesday at 3:00pm. Any questionnaires that are not received by Tuesday at 3:00pm, there will be a space near your candidates name and picture showing the dates and times we attempted to contact the candidate regarding the questionnaire and a list of all the attempts given for the candidates and/or local parties to respond.