HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Ward 2 council race, which sets Republican Rayna Laiosa against Democrat Thomas Bushnauskas is "too close to call" according to the borough of Hawthorne.

The unofficial results tallied at the Borough Clerk's Office shows Laiosa ahead of Bushnauskas by 9 votes, with 349 to Laiosa and 340 to Bushnauskas.  These results to not reflect the mail in ballots as of the time of this writing, nor the provisional ballot count which could take up to two weeks to finalize.

TAPinto Hawthorne will continue to report on this issue.

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Editor's Update: As per the unofficial results from the Passaic County Clerk's Office, the results now show a 5 vote gap, with Laiosa holding 380 votes and Bushnauskas 375.

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