Erik Yngstrom celebrates his first election to council in 2016. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)
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By JOHN T. WARD
Citing political “divisiveness” and “toxic rhetoric” about his recent marriage, Erik Yngstrom resigned from the Red Bank council Wednesday morning.
His departure from the all-Democratic governing body sets the table for a possible power shift back to party regulars headed by Councilman Ed Zipprich, an outcome Yngstrom said would only make things worse.