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Ford wins Newark's District 2 Council seat

Newark City Council Special Election

Residents in Newark’s District 2 elected a new councilwoman.

Corinth Ford won Tuesday’s special election to fill the seat left vacant when Councilwoman Sharon Hughes passed away in September.

Ford defeated Brendan Moore - receiving 165 votes to Moore’s 20.

Ford - a project manager for Intepros Consulting for 30 years and a Newark resident for 34 years - will be sworn in Dec. 6, 2021 for a term that will end in April 2023.