The new Lawrence Township Democratic Municipal Chair is Elissa Grodd Schragger, who won a contested race on Monday.
She defeated Nancy Nowalksi-Powers by a vote of 21-9. The incumbent, Edward Wiznitzer was not a candidate for re-election.
Grodd Schragger is a political ally of Mercer County Democratic Chair Janice Mironov and became the township attorney in Hamilton after Jeff Martin ousted Republican Mayor Kelly Yaede in 2019. She is a former president of the Mercer County Federation of Democratic Women and a founder of Emerge New Jersey.