HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamiltonians are steadily casting their vote in today's General Election. According to sources speaking exclusively with TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville, voter turnout as of early afternoon was trending slightly higher than in the previous mayoral election.
"People still need to get out and vote. It's still early," said the source.
Residents are picking their next mayor between incumbent Republican Mayor Kelly Yaede and Democrat Council President Jeff Martin after a highly contentious campaign. They are choosing among four council candidates running for two open seats: Democrats Pasquale “Pat” Papero and Nancy Phillips and Republicans Richard Balgowan and Vinnie Cappodanno.
Martin leads in vote-by-mail tally with 1958 votes to 1523 votes for Yaede cast before Election Day.
Hamilton voters also are selecting their representatives for the New Jersey State General Assembly, Mercer County Executive and members of the County Board of Freeholders, and boards of education.
Polls will remain open until 8:00pm. Anyone who is unsure of their polling location, can log on to https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/vote-polling-location.shtml.
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