Gov. Chris Christie has nominated Maureen Bugdon to be the new Atlantic County superintendent of elections.

Bugdon, of Hamilton Township, is the president of Atlantic City Race Course and vice chair of the Atlantic County Republican Club.

If approved by the state Senate, Bugdon would replace John Mooney, who was appointed superintendent of elections in June 2007.

Steven Lemongello

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.