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ATLANTIC CITY — Twenty-two people have submitted petitions to run for six open seats on City Council in 2019.

Each of the city’s six ward council seats are up for election this year, all for four-year terms.

Five of the six incumbents are running for re-election with the exception of 4th Ward Councilman William “Speedy” Marsh.

Council President and 2nd Ward Councilman Marty Small Sr. is the only candidate who is running unopposed in either the June 4 primary election or the Nov. 5 general election.

Here is the full list of people who submitted petitions prior to the April 1 deadline:

1ST WARD

• Aaron “Sporty” Randolph, Democrat (incumbent)

• Robert L. Johnson, Democrat

• Matthew McGrath, Republican

2ND WARD

• Marty Small Sr., Democrat (incumbent)

3RD WARD

• Kaleem Shabazz, Democrat (incumbent)

• Torres W. Mayfield Sr., Democrat

4TH WARD

• Rizwan Malik, Democrat

• Abusaeed “Saeed” Asduha, Democrat

• Md Hossain Morshed, Democrat

• Surajit “Milton” Chowdhury, Democrat

• Constance “Mandy” Days-Chapman, Democrat

• Ronald V. Baliey, Republican

• Sean Reardon, Republican

• Fred Granese, Republican

5TH WARD

• Chuen “Jimmy” Cheng, Democrat (incumbent)

• Muhammad “Anjum” Zia, Democrat

• Anjum Malik, Democrat

• John F. Geraghty Jr., Republican

• Sharon Zappia, Republican

6TH WARD

• John C. Exadaktilos, Democrat

• Mohammed Suhel Ahmed, Democrat

• Jesse O. Kurtz, Republican (incumbent)

Contact: 609-272-7222 ddanzis@pressofac.com Twitter @ACPressDanzis

Staff Writer

I cover Atlantic City government and the casino industry since joining The Press in early 2018. I formerly worked as a politics & government reporter for NJ Herald and received the First Amendment: Art Weissman Memorial NJPA Award two years in a row.

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