Balles to launch LD2 Senate candidacy on Monday

Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles will announce his 2nd District state Senate candidacy on Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Gary’s Restaurant in Pleasantville.

First reported as a Republican challenger to state Sen. Jim Whelan (D-2) by WPG Radio Talk Show Host Harry Hurley, Balles is running on a ticket with incumbent GOP Assemblyman John Amodeo and Assemblyman Chris Brown.

Harry Hurley contributed to this report.

"I’m an undertaker by trade, so when I bury somebody, they don’t come back."
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