Red Bank will have contested Democratic primary on June 8


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RED BANK – Four Red Bank Democrats will be involved in a contested primary election on June 8 as they seek their party’s nomination to run for two Borough Council terms in November.

Two Republicans are seeking their party’s nomination to run for the borough’s governing body in the Nov. 2 general election. The GOP primary on June 8 will be uncontested

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According to the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, the four Democrats who are seeking two nominations in the June 8 primary election are incumbent council members Kate Triggiano and Hazim Yassin, and challengers Bruce Maida and Jacqueline Sturdivant.

The Republicans who are running uncontested in the primary election are Jonathan Maciel Penney and Christine Stout.

The Triggiano and Yassin ticket will square off against the Maida and Sturdivant ticket in the Democratic primary. When they go to the polls on June 8, registered Democrats may select any two candidates from among the four residents who are seeking the nominations.

The general election will be held Nov. 2. The two winning candidates will serve terms that will run from Jan. 1, 2022 through Dec. 31, 2024.

An individual who wants to run for Red Bank Borough Council as an independent candidate has until June 8 to file a nominating petition and secure a place on the Nov. 2 ballot.

Democrats hold all six seats on the Borough Council and the mayor’s office. Republicans last held seats on the governing body in 2018.

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