Darcy takes over Atlantic Dems

Attorney Patrick Darcy won the election tonight to become Atlantic County's next Democratic chairman.

Darcy, who lives in Galloway Township, beat Egg Harbor Township municipal chairman Marc Ginsberg. He succeeds Ron Ruff, who is retiring from the post.

Darcy was tapped by state Sen. Jim Whelan and backed by Ruff. He is a law partner of former two-term Atlantic County Freeholder Steven Johnson. Darcy takes over Atlantic Dems