Kelly, Fico Join Abbott and Swartz in Race for Two Positions on Chatham Township Committee

Incumbent Kathy Abbott will face competition for her seat
Michael Kelly
Karen Swartz, a member of the Chatham Township Planning Board, is running for the vacancy that will be left by the retirement of Bailey Brower Jr. Credits: TAP Chatham
Peter Fico, former township prosecutor

CHATHAM, NJ - And then there were four.

Incumbent Kathy Abbott has been joined by Karen Swartz, Michael Kelly and Peter Fico in the race for two seats on the Chatham Township Committee.

Since the Republicans will run unopposed in November, the real election will take place during the June 3 primary when two of the candidates will be selected to represent their party.

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Abbott is the only incumbent among the four and the other seat is currently held by Bailey Brower, Jr., who has decided not to run for reelection.

In Chatham Borough, incumbents Gerald Helfrich and Jim Lonergan will run unopposed for their seats on the borough council.


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