Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios released the following statement in regard to the announcement that Middlesex County Clerk Elaine Flynn will not be seeking re-election at the end of her current term:

“On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I’d like to thank Elaine Flynn for her years of dedication to Middlesex County. Her 25 years as County Clerk represent a true commitment to service, and her role as our County’s longest-serving clerk and the first woman to hold the position have made her an innovator in County Government. The Board and I look forward to continuing to work with her this coming year and wish her all the best in this new chapter of her life.”