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Freehold Borough Council Democratic Candidates Debate

Miss the debate? Local Editor Noel Aliseo posted live updates from the event.

The first Borough Council Democratic candidates primary debate in recent history took place Thursday night at the .

The participants in the debate included incumbent her running mate, , and Dan Xavier. The three candidates are seeking two available spots on the Democratic ticket in the June 5 primary. The victorious candidates will face Republicans MaryAnne Earle and Councilman John Newman for the two three-year Borough Council seats up for grabs in the November election

Local Editor Noel Aliseo posted live updates from the debate, which you can replay in the Cover It Live module above. What did you think of the points made by the candidates?

John F. Newman June 05, 2012 at 09:16 PM
to learn about the outcome of the primary, you can click the clerk's website after the polls close to get a glimpse of the returns as they come in. I have never watched it on primary night, but on the night of the general election the returns don't really start to come in until 8:40 and afterwards. http://www.visitmonmouth.com/ElectionResults/Election%20Result.htm
Brian Sullivan June 05, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Marc, I do not hold grudges, they erode our souls. I also do not practice vengeance, it is a weakness. It takes two to tango, and we did just that. The past is in the past where it belongs. Olive branch accepted, thank you. Mike says "Unity in our Community", I am a big fan of that. Peace and good health to you, Marc
Marc LeVine June 05, 2012 at 11:28 PM
@Brian. Good. I'm glad that's over with. Thanks for your good wishes.
Marc LeVine June 06, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Thank you Dan Xavier for your experiment in Democracy. Hold your head high. You have nothing to be ashamed of. Your name and your view are now better known to all. It's very difficult to overcome a local party's loyal base and bring the casual voter into the mix. In retrospect, this was a great political cycle for Freehold. Because of you, the debate has started earlier than ever and you, Sharon and Ron engaged our residents in a great way. Now, it it time to out all differences aside and unite our party. Best of luck to Sharon and Ron AND to John and Marianne, too.
Reginald Sims June 07, 2012 at 04:37 PM
I'm Reginald Leland Sims and that's the correct spelling. No knuckles why is my name on here with a question mark. I would like for you to explain since someone has brought this to my attention!!!!

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