WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- Three Wood-Ridge residents will run in the primary election in July for the Borough Council.

Governor Phil Murphy announced on May 15 that the July primary will be primarily a mail-in election, with registered Democrats and Republican receiving ballots in the mail. Originally scheduled for June 2, Murphy signed an Executive Order in early April moving the state's primary to July.

Democratic incumbents Councilmen Dominick Azzolini and Phillip Romero are seeking to be re-elected to their positions.

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Forrest Elliott is seeking the Republican nomination for Council. 

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, July 7. 

Voter registration deadline to the July primary is Tuesday, June 16.


Party Position Candidate Name Term
Democratic Council Dominick Azzolini 3 years
Democratic Council Phillip Romero 3 years
Republican Council Forrest Elliot 3 years