Camden’s next mayor: Dana Redd

    Camden New Jersey residents have a new mayor. Democratic nominee Dana Redd won a decisive victory over three independent candidates on Tuesdays Redd watched the results come in with supporters at the Victor Pub along the Camden Waterfront.

    Camden New Jersey residents have a new mayor.

    Democratic nominee Dana Redd won a decisive victory over three independent candidates on Tuesdays Redd watched the results come in with supporters at the Victor Pub along the Camden Waterfront.

    Redd: I won’t say I’m surprised but I didn’t want to ever assume the voters.  We ran a very positive campaign and we were out knocking doors and trying to get our voters to the polls tonight.  I’m very excited about the outcome and I’m looking forward to going to work for the residents of Camden City.

    While Redd is poised to serve as Camden’s Mayor, local politicians have not had full control of Camden since 2002, when New Jersey legislators passed a law giving the state a large amount of control over the struggling city’s budget, policies and administrative functions.

    State control of Camden is set to expire in 2012.

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