MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Tuesday's ballot sheet said that 711 borough voters cast a primary ballot. That is 13.6 percent of total registered voters in Mountainside.
Incumbent candidates Deanna Andre (R) and Keith Turner (R) received 283 votes and 279 votes, respectively, in the primary results, running unopposed. They will be on the ballot in November for the two available three-year terms that will begin on the Borough Council in January 2018.
The six-member Borough Council is currently comprised of all Republicans.
In primary results for this year's election of a new New Jersey governor, Mountainside voters favored Jack Ciattarelli (R) with 174 votes. Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno (R) placed second with 116 votes.
Philip Murphy (D) received 140 votes for the nomination for next N.J. governor from borough voters, placing before John S. Wisniewski (D) with 95 votes, and the candidate to come in third, Jim Johnson (D) with 79 votes.
Visit the Union County website for County election results.