Elections

Lagay, Lanza, Brown, Melfi Sweep County Elections

2891a26cf6e1952832db_bb3812c1342689ed73b1_ab1886b88510016e856f_5950637c7063dfb43128_d607daf6f5ea68993d32_c1e21405a81fae944653_2016_America.jpg
2891a26cf6e1952832db_bb3812c1342689ed73b1_ab1886b88510016e856f_5950637c7063dfb43128_d607daf6f5ea68993d32_c1e21405a81fae944653_2016_America.jpg

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Republican Hunterdon freeholder incumbents Suzanne Lagay and John Lanza handily won re-election today, receiving 42,728 and 40,718 votes respectively, according to unofficial results released by Hunterdon County Clerk Mary Melfi. Democrat Margaret W. Browne, the sole challenger who did not run an active campaign, received 22,803 votes.

County Sheriff Fred Brown and County Clerk Mary Melfi each ran unopposed. County voters awarded them 50,995 and 51,885 votes respectively.

Clinton Township resident Leonard Lance is seeking re-election to the House of Representatives, and was challenged by Democrat Peter Jacob. In the county, Lance was the top vote-getter with 40,378 votes, compared with Jacob's  23,540 votes. But the results of the race won't be known until later.

In the presidential race, Hunterdon voters overwhelmingly chose Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton, 38,565 to  28,797. But most projections show Clinton winning the state.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Flemington/Raritan

Upcoming Events

Fri, February 23, 12:00 PM

Hunterdon Central High School Commons, Flemington

Hunterdon Rotary Soup Cook Off

Food & Drink

Tue, February 27, 8:30 AM

Raritan Learning Cooperative, Flemington

Raritan Learning Cooperative Open House

Education

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 12

On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

Uneducated Educators Interfere with Students’ Choice

February 23, 2018

To the editor:

I commend high school students around Hunterdon County for planning 17-minute walk-outs on March 14 in support of the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. This is an example of young citizens thinking for themselves and taking coordinated political action – a time-honored and respected duty of any thoughtful, responsible American citizen.

The ...

Medical Herbalist to Speak in Tewksbury March 6

February 23, 2018

TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township will host Tami Bronstein on Tuesday, March 6, at the Oldwick Manor, behind the firehouse in Oldwick. Coffee will be served at 9 a.m. followed by the meeting and the program. 

Bronstein is a qualified  Medical Herbalist through BSc at the University of Wales, England, with post-graduate work alongside Medical Doctors ...