Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford has decided to run for New Jersey Senate, after mulling last week whether to jump into the race as an independent.
Langford’s name showed up today, the filing deadline, on the Division of Elections’ list of unofficial candidates. Challenges must be submitted by June 13.
As the Press of Atlantic City reports, Langford hopes to unseat Democratic Sen. James Whalen, a former Atlantic City mayor. He’ll run against Republican Assemblyman Vince Polistina — assuming Langford runs at all. He maintains he won’t make his final decision until the end of summer, after doing some research.