Control of Atlantic Freeholder Board up in 2018 — and 2019

Atlantic County is one of the few places in New Jersey where elections are still competitive, and one of three counties where control of the Board of Freeholders is at stake this year. Republicans have a 6-3 majority on the Freeholder Board but will need to defend half of their seats this fall.  The problem for Democrats is that the Freeholder-At-Large is one of Atlantic County’s top vote-getters, Freeholder Chairman