Cumberland County Freeholders, Sheriff Sworn InLast Edited:
Cumberland County held its 2018 Reorganization Meeting and has sworn in new and incumbent freeholders as well as the sheriff.
Cumberland County Freeholders George Castellini, Carol Musso (incumbent), and Jack Surrency were sworn in on Tuesday, January 2nd, all three were sworn in by Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-3).
Cumberland County Sheriff Robert Austino (incumbent) was sworn in by State Senator Jeff Van Drew (D-1).
Austino won with 58.52-percent of the vote against Edwin Alicea (41.45 percent), who is currently serving his second term as Public Safety Director for the Vineland City Police Department. Austino will be serving his fourth term as sheriff after coming into the position in 2009.
On the freeholder side, Musso received 18.25-percent, Castellini 17.7-percent, and Surrency received 17.13-percent of the vote.
This will be Musso's third term as a freeholder, she was elected first in 2011 and is the longest sitting freeholder in Cumberland County.
For Castellini and Surrency this will be their first term on the freeholder board.
The Reorganization Meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders took place at the Cumberland County Courthouse.
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