EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ:  Following a contentious race, Democrats have swept local and state elections in East Brunswick and New Jersey.  In East Brunswick, the Democratic team of Jim Wendell, Sharon Sullivan, and Kevin McEvoy have been awarded with places on the town council. 

On the Middlesex County Board of Freeholders, Democrats Ron Rios and Shanti Narra have retained their seats.

In Congress, Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman will remain the Congressional Representative for District 12, having defeated East Brunswick's Daryl Kipnis. 

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Statewide, Democrat Robert Menendez has defeated challenger Robert Hugin, retaining his seat in the US Senate.

In the non-partisan local election for East Brunswick Board of Education, Jeffrey Winston, a newcomer, will join incumbents Barbara Reiss and Vicki Becker.

Here are the results of tonight's election as of 10:00 pm:

For East Brunswick Township Council (3 candidates won):

McEvoy 20%

Sullivan 20%

Wendell 20%

Clark 14%

Khona 13%

Philipczak 14%

For East Brunswick Board of Education (3 candidates won):

Winston  23%

Reiss 15%

Becker 15%

Patel  13%

Shaw 12%

Abdo 9%

Gonzalez 8%

Berjaoui 6%

Board of Education Continuance of Term:

Czismar  100%


Menendez 59%

Hugin 39%


Menendez 53%

Hugin 44%

For Freeholders countywide (Two candidates won):

Rios 33%

Narra 31%

Castaldo 19%

Glowgower 18%

Question #1

In Middlesex County: (Results not known statewide)

No  51%

Yes 49%

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