By Max Pizarro | September 6th, 2011 - 11:19am
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Courtesy of a GOP convention last week, South Jersey Republicans have new legislative candidates in the 4th, 5th and 6th districts to replace candidates who quit.

In the Fourth District, Patricia Fratticcioli of Monroe Township replaces Agnes Gardiner.

She joins Shelly Lovett, (who has been endorsed by the NJEA), in the Assembly race, along with Washington Township Councilman Giancarlo D’Orazio for State Senate.

In the Fifth District, Terrell Ratliff from Woodlynne, a recent graduate of The University of Toledo College of Law, replaces Ari Ford for the Assembly seat along with Wil Levins and Retired Marine and Camden City school teacher Keith Walker who is running for state Senate.

In the 6th District, Greg Horton replaces Sharon Moran and joins Allan Richardson in the Assembly race along with Phil Mitsch who is running for Senate.

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Sweeney goes on offense

Days after Jersey City Mayor (and 2017 gubernatorial hopeful) Steve Fulop declared his support and fundraising devotion to South Jersey Congressional candidate Bill Hughes, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) see-sawed onto Fulop's turf with his own "I can find pockets of love in every part of this state including JC" statement.

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"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

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