By Albert Countryman Jr.
Gloucester City News
Two Gloucester City municipal questions to extend Sunday hours at bars and restaurants and to change the current Ward system will highlight the General Election Tuesday, November 8.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Municipal Question No. 1 ask voters if they want to select only one Council Person from their respective ward instead of current two, and then vote for three at large members.
Municipal Question No. 2 asks voters to decide if Gloucester City bar and restaurants can extend their current Sunday hours to 12 p.m. noon (commencement) to 2 a.m. (cessation).
The State Public Question asks if voters want to allow wagering on sports events at Atlantic City casinos and horse racetracks.
Also, voters will decide on the following candidates:
Incumbent Democrat Donald W. Norcross is running against Republican Keith Walker for one seat in the NJ Senate.
Incumbent Democrats Angel Fuentes and Gilbert L. Wilson are running against Republicans Wil Levins of Gloucester City and Terrell A. Ratliff for two seats in the NJ General Assembly.
Democrats Louis Capelli Jr. and Scott McCray are running against Republicans Joshua Rocks and Eugene Lawrence and Independent Ian Gill for two seats on the Board of Chosen Freholders.
There are no City Council seats up for election this year.
Democrats John Bollinger and James D’Angelo are running unopposed for two, three-year terms on Bellmawr Borough Council.
Democrats Jerry Granstrom and Michael Mevoli are running unopposed for two, three-year terms on Brooklawn Borough Council. Also, Democrat Julie McCleary is running unopposed for a one-year unexpired term on Council.
The Commissioners Election is in April, and there are no candidates in the November General Election.
Democrats Fritz Sims and Charles Murtaugh are running unopposed for two seats on Westville Borough Council.