Griscom, Hassler chosen for Salem's new 5-member freeholder board

SALEM — Salem County voters Tuesday chose Scott Griscom and Charles Hassler to sit on what will be a smaller freeholder board this January.

In making their choices, voters ousted the current freeholder director, Republican Bob Vanderslice.

Democrat Hassler was elected with 9,038 votes to defeat incumbent Vanderslice who received 7,956 votes. Hassler will serve a three-year term.

Incumbent Republican Scott Griscom was elected to a two-year unexpired term with 8,932 votes over challenger Jesse Stemberger, a Democrat who received 7,970 votes.

The board, currently composed of seven members, will shrink to just five in January.

Republicans will retain political control of …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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