RARITAN, NJ - In a very close race, Republican incumbent Denise Carra and Democrat James Foohey won two open seats on the Raritan Borough Council, with terms beginning in January, according to unofficial results from Raritan Borough.
Foohey earned the most votes, with 759 in total, and Carra earned 732 votes.
Democrat Tracy Cavallaro earned 731 votes, while Republican incumbent Donald Tozzi earned 719 votes.
With such a close call, particularly between Carra and Cavallaro, the county will be counting the provisional ballots, which could take up to a week.
"I'm really looking forward to getting back on the council," Foohey said Tuesday night. "I still think I have a lot to contribute, and I will work with everybody on the council."
Raritan voters favored Republican incumbent Peter Palmer and Brian Levine for Somerset County Freeholders, with 769 and 733 votes, respectively.
Republican incumbent Leonard Lance earned the most votes in Raritan in his bid for Congress, earning 727 votes.
Ann Marie Mead, who ran unopposed to represent Raritan on the board of education, earned 555 votes.