LINDEN, NJ — Linden Democratic voters gave a generous nod to incumbent Mayor Derek Armstead and his running mate Michele Yamakaitis in Tuesday's Primary election.

Armstead received 3,797 votes from Linden Primary voters to 2,258 for Gretchen Hickey and 277 for Rhashonna Crosby.

Yamakaitis received 3,537 votes to 2,253 for Jorge Alvarez for Linden's Council President seat.

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Yamakaitis made history for being elected the first female Council President in Linden's 93-year history.

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