MONTCLAIR, NJ - Preliminary elections results are in from the Montclair municipal election. As of 9:45PM on May 12, the Essex County Clerk has determined that Sean Spiller has 52.72% of the vote and Renee Baskerville, MD has 46.83% of the vote for mayor.

With such a close race, there cannot be a projected winner. Ballots were to be postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 12 in order to be counted. Since votes are still being counted, final results could be determined by Thursday, May 14, officials say. Results are as follows:

 

** indicates highest votes as of 9:45PM on May 12. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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Mayor =  7,639 Votes Cast

Renee E. Baskerville, MD

3,577 votes

46.83%

 

** Sean M. Spiller

4,027 votes

52.72%

Write-In

35

0.46%

 

Two Councilor-at-Large = 14,827 Votes Cast 

Carmel Loughman

1,098 votes

7.41%

 

James Cotter

2,957 votes

19.94%

 

** Peter Yacobellis

3,728 votes

25.14%

 

** Bob Russo

3,640 votes

24.55%

 

Roger S. Terry

3,381 votes

22.80%

Write-In

23 votes

0.16%

 

First Ward Council - 2,043 Votes Cast

John Hearn

795 votes

38.91%

 

** William Hurlock

1,246 votes

60.99%

Write-In

2 votes

0.10%

 

Second Ward Council - 2,133 Votes Cast

Christina ''Chrissy'' Thomas, JD, MBA

876 votes

41.07%

 

** Robin Schlager

1,251 votes

58.65%

Write-In

6 votes

0.28%

 

Third Ward Council - 1,698 Votes Cast

Maggie Joralemon

729 votes

42.93%

 

** Lori Price Abrams

963 votes

56.71%

Write-In

6 votes

0.35%

 

Fourth Ward Council -  1,388 Votes Cast

** David Cummings

1,365 votes

98.34%

Write-In

23 votes

1.66%