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Chatham Township Committee to Select Maurer Replacement in Tuesday Special Meeting

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Tayfun Selen is favored to become the replacement for John Maurer on the Chatham Township Committee when a special meeting is held Tuesday night Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - The four remaining members of the Chatham Township Committee will select and swear in an interim replacement for the vacant seat left by John Maurer when they vote at a special meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building.

Maurer moved out of state last month and resigned from his position on fhe Chatham Township Committee, effective Aug. 28. The Chatham Township Republican Committee nominated three candidates - Tayfun Selen, Rez Estevez and Robert Nevin for the township committee to consider for the interim position.

Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter, Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz, and committee members Mike Kelly and Kevin Sullivan will select one of the three to fill the vacant spot until a special election to fill the seat is held Nov. 7.

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It seems likely that Selen will be the pick since he is the chairman of the Chatham Township Republican Committee and the one his party selected to represent the party on the November ballot.

Salil Sheth was picked by the Chatham Township Democratic Committee to oppose Selen at a meeting held Monday night in the Library of the Chathams. The winner of the Nov. 7 election will complete Maurer's term, which runs through Dec. 31, 2019.

The Chatham Township Committee will have three seats up for a vote in the November election. In addition to Maurer's vacant seat, Republican incumbents Swartz and Kelly are each seeking a second three-year term. Democrats Stacey Ewald and Tracy Ness will oppose them for those two seats.

 

 

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