Atlantic County residents showed up at the ballot box for Election 2023. Public safety was a top priority.
Let’s take a look at the winners.
Candidate for Atlantic County Sheriff, ‘Tokyo’ Joe O’Donoghue, won handily over incumbent, Eric Scheffler.
The O’Donoghue campaign focused on the critical need for county-wide, law enforcement. Scheffler is best known for his admirable social service efforts.
- Joe O’Donoghue (R) 27,212
- Eric Scheffler (D) 22,459
Atlantic County Executive
- Dennis Levinson
New Jersey Senate
- Vince Polistina
Atlantic County Commission
- John W. Risley Jr.
- Andrew Parker
- June Byrnes wins seat vacated by Caren Fitzpatrick who ran unsuccessful bid against incumbent, Senator Vince Polistina.
New Jersey Assembly
- Don Guardian
- Claire Swift
Lower Chelsea, Atlantic City
- Jesse Kurtz, 6th Ward win over challenger, Geoff Dorsey who was mired in scandals including his role as Treasurer for the Atlantic City Housing Authority.
Special Thanks to Atlantic County Clerk, Joe Giralo.
It’s not easy being county clerk, especially when it comes to elections.
Great job, Atlantic County Clerk, Joe Giralo.