Egg Harbor Township's Celeste Fernandez was nominated by acclimation (she had no primary challengers) to go up against longtime GOP At-Large Freeholder John Risley, also of Egg Harbor Township, in November. Fernandez came close to unseating At-Large Freeholder Frank Formica in 2018, after vote by mail ballots came in overwhelmingly for her.
In my first job after college got paid to read the New York Times and summarize articles for an early online data base. First reporting job was with The Daily Record in Parsippany. I have also worked in nonprofits, and have been with The Press since 1990.