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Former Board of Education President to Run For Ocean City Council

Peter Madden will run for one of three at-large seats in May's election.

Former Board of Education President Peter Madden is running for Ocean City Council. (Patch File Photo)
Former Board of Education President Peter Madden is running for Ocean City Council. (Patch File Photo)
Ocean City Board of Education member Peter Madden intends to run for city council, Shore News Today reports.

Madden, 36, intends to formally announce his candidacy for one of the three at-large seats next week, according to the report. Mayor Jay Gillian and Councilman Michael Allegretto have already announced their intentions to run, according to the report.

The filing deadline for the nonpartisan spring elections is March 10. The election is May 13. 

Madden has been a realtor in Ocean City for almost 10 years, according to petemadden.com. He is a manager for Berkshire Hathaway, Fox & Roach in Ocean City.

He moved to Ocean City in 2004. He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1995 and St. Joseph’s University in 1999. He is a former Board of Education President.

CTA January 31, 2014 at 02:31 PM
Eric, you have so much to say about everything.....why are you not running for office? Seriously? Why not?
OC4EVER January 31, 2014 at 02:45 PM
If Eric ran, I would vote for him. He appears to not have a hidden agenda and is not a builder/realtor/developer/investor.
Eric Sauder January 31, 2014 at 06:23 PM
First let me apologize for being all over the place on Patch. I'm sure it does become annoying after while. And yes its better to do something other than complain. Its just a big commitment and I don't have that much money to put into it. Sadly it does take money to run. And I wonder too if the citizens of this town are ready for change or are as aware of the need for it as I am. I talked to an old friend this morning who is encouraging me to stay in the fight and to try to make a difference. That's all any of us can do. So I'm going to circulate a petition. If enough people sign it I'll run. I'm not in it for me, but if there are enough people in this town that want me to run, I'll do the best I can do for all of us. Thanks for the encouragement. I needed it.
Eric Sauder January 31, 2014 at 06:29 PM
I'm on a thread announcing the candidacy of someone else so I'm not going to say more about it here. I'll put something out on Patch soon.

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