NEW JERSEY - Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:
Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP challenger in November.
The Essex County Sheriff primary was won decisively by an 11-term incumbent. One defeated challenger reportedly fabricated a mayoral endorsement, which was debunked on election day.
No Republican candidates are running in November’s general election, meaning this primary essentially secures Flemington Borough Council seats for the winners.
Off-ballot campaign pays off for write-in candidate — but not without competition from a mystery write-in candidate.
Son of the former mayor waged a successful primary campaign, defeating a candidate backed by the current mayor.
Piscataway voter turnout was less than 5%, roughly half of the Middlesex County total turnout percentage. Incumbents fared successful in the only election challenges.
As of publication, neither candidate has declared victory or conceded, likely waiting until every mail-in and provisional ballot is counted.
After defeating three primary challengers, Camden’s interim mayor essentially secured the position permanently because there was no Republican primary held.
Supporters of the lone mayoral candidate all won their competitive primary race.
Republican primary for state race decided by less than 100 votes, while Democratic candidate advances unopposed.
Incumbent mayor secures third term by slimmest margin yet, calling this his most-difficult campaign yet.
Unchallenged candidates resulted in only a quarter of eligible voters heading to the polls.
A longtime Holmdel-area politician ousted in the state legislature primary, placing third.
No surprises in this collection of state legislature race results, with incumbents advancing to November’s general election.
Less than 2,000 votes decided this Madison council race while Morris County commissioner candidates ran uncontested.
Both candidates overcame prior election defeats to advance to the general election face off in an effort to replace the outgoing incumbent.
The general election ballot is set in Bernards Township with two Democrats winners facing off against Republican candidates who garnered more primary votes despite being uncontested.
Only about 1,500 voters out of 13,500 eligible local voters showed up to participate in a slate of uncontested council and county-level races.
Incumbents were successful in the Democratic primary while lack of competition resulted in less than 1,000 residents showing up among Fair Lawn’s 22,444 registered voters.
Incumbents dominated across the board in Union Township primaries, guaranteeing victories in uncontested general elections come November.
Mayoral primary candidates emerged, with a slate of aligned candidates capturing big wins in this local race.
While two Democratic candidates ran unopposed, the top-two vote getters on the Republican side finished within six votes of each other.
All candidates advanced unopposed in the Republican and Democratic primary elections for borough council, setting the stage for the general election. There were also no competitors in Wood-Ridge Borough Council primaries.
State election results did not necessarily reflect totals in Warren County