BEDMINSTER TWP., NJ _ With the Somerset County Election Board still counting ballots on Wednesday, the two Republican Township Committee candidates, including incumbent Lawrence F. Jacobs, were top votegetters in the Tuesday election.

As  of Wednesday, Jacobs had received 2,237 votes, with Renee M. Mareski as of that time winning the second available Township Committee seat with 2,201 votes.

Two Democrats also ran for Township Committee. As of Wednesday, the candidates were trailing, with Jacob Caplan receiving 1,668 votes and Denise King receiving 1,703 votes.