Andrew Savicky, a National Guard Lt. Colonel and the Director of Mental Health for the state Department of Corrections, won the endorsement of the Gloucester County Republicans to run for Sheriff. He will face Carmel Morina, the Greenwich Township Chief of Police. Morina was picked the county Democratic organization after the declined to back two-term Sheriff Gilbert Miller for re-election. Republicans have not won a countywide race in Gloucester since 1997, when Chuck Gill was elected Sheriff and James Hogan won a race for County Clerk. Hogan switched parties in 2002 and was re-elected as a Democrat.