MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  There have been delays in the reporting of election results, said Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi. In a statement on Facebook, Grossi sought to explain the delays.

"Many residents and interested parties are under the false impression that the Morris County Clerk's Office is responsible for counting paper ballots and that complete results would be posted on the County Clerk's online Election Night Reporting System on Nov. 3."

"Both presumptions are incorrect," she said. "The acceptance, verification and counting of election results are under the sole jurisdiction of the County Board of Elections, which is a separate and independent agency from the County Clerk's Office."

Sign Up for Denville Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

The results will then be provided to the County Clerk's Office from the Board of Elections.

Grossi stated that the results posted on Election Night were not complete. The results will happen over a longer period of time, she said. The county clerk's office will post the election results on an ongoing basis as they are provided by the Board of Elections.

The County Clerk's website stated that official final results may not be available until Nov. 20.

 

READ MORE: Up in Smoke: New Jersey Ballot Issues Results

READ MORE: Large Percentage of Stolen Cars Have Keys in Them in Morris County

READ MORE: Girls Tennis: Morris Knolls Defeats Morris Hills, 4-1

READ MORE: Denville Township Holiday Parade Canceled this Year

 

TAPinto Denville is free to read, funded entirely by business advertising.

Make sure you don’t miss any Denville news! Click here to sign-up for our free, daily e-newsletter.

Like us on Facebook @DenvilleTAP and follow us on Twitter @DenvilleTAP.

Download the TAPinto App for FREE in the Google Play Store and the Apple Store today. Search for “tapinto” or “tapinto.net.”

Want to help support local journalism and promote your business to thousands of community-minded readers? Become a TAPinto Denville sponsor! Call (908) 279-0303, x224, or click here.

To send press releases, classified ads, items for the event calendar, “Milestones” announcements, etc., look for the “Submit Content” link on the homepage.