Black and Latino Candidates Running For Office in South Jersey June 8

By Clyde Hughes | AC JosepH Media

ATLANTIC CITY – African Americans and Latinos are running for public offices throughout South Jersey.

Front Runner New Jersey has tried its best to find out as many of the candidates running for office in the June 8 primary and November general election. Below is our list. Please email Clyde Hughes at clyde.hughes@yahoo.com if you or someone you know has been left off the list so we can update it as soon as possible.

*Incumbents

STATE OFFICES

Legislative District 1

Senate: Yolanda Garcia Balicki (Democratic Primary)

Assembly: Christopher Wilson (Democratic Primary); Antwan McClellan* (Republican Primary)

Legislative District 3

Assembly: Adam Taliaferro* (Democratic Primary)

Legislative District 4

Assembly: Gabriela Mosquera* (Democratic Primary

Legislative District 5

Senate: Nilsa Cruz-Perez* (Democratic Primary)

Assembly: William Spearman* (Democratic Primary)

Legislative District 7

Senate: Troy Singleton* (Democratic Primary)

Assembly: Dr. Herb Conaway* (Democratic Primary)

ATLANTIC COUNTY

Commissioner At Large: Celeste Fernandez (Democratic Primary)

2nd District: Jelani Gandy (Democratic Primary)

Atlantic City

Mayor: Marty Small Sr.* (Democratic Primary), Jimmy Whitehead (Independent)

At-Large: Suhel Ahmed, Aaron Carrington, Geoff Dorsey, Shameeka Harvey-Cottman, Stephanie Marshall, Bruce Weekes (Democratic Primary)

Buena Vista Township

Committee: Ronnise White (Democratic Primary)

Egg Harbor City

Council: Eladia Rivera (Democratic Primary)

Egg Harbor Township

Committee: Ray Ellis Jr.*, Andrew Parker* (Republican Primary)

Hamilton Township

Committee: Rodney Guishard*, Dr. Robin Moore (Democratic Primary)

Pleasantville

Ward 1: Danny Adcock, Lawrence “Tony” Davenport (Democratic Primary)

Ward 2: Bertilo “Bert” Correa, Douglas Harmon (Democratic Primary)

BURLINGTON COUNTY

County Commissioner: Felicia Hopson* (Democratic Primary)

Moorestown Township

Council: Quinton Law*

CAMDEN COUNTY

Commissioner: Al Dyer (Democratic Primary)

Camden

Mayor: Victor Carstarphen, Elton Custis, Luis Quinones, Felicia Reyes-Morton

At-Large: Angel Fuentes, Shelia Davis, Aasim Johnson, Carmen Lozada-Cooper, Hector Rojas, Nohemi Soria-Cruz.

Lawnside

Council: Dawn Wright-McLeod

Chesilhurst

Council: Pearlie Lee

CAPE MAY COUNTY

Middle Township

Committee: Quanette Vassar-McNeal (Democratic Primary)

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Fairfield Township

Committee: Mike Peterson (Democratic Primary)*

Millville:

Commission At Large: Kuan Bowleg, Bruce Cooper* (Democratic Primary)

SALEM COUNTY

Commissioner: Nelson Carney (Democratic Primary)

Woodstown

Council: Stacy Shorter-Carney Democratic Primary)*

Salem

East Ward: Vaughn Groce*

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