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Newton Board of Education Members Chosen

November 6, 2012 at 9:24 PM

 

NEWTON, NJ - The Newton Board of Education results are in, and the winners are as follows. The top three chosen will fill the seats:
 
Richard Heckman          1,461 votes (26.63 percent)
Joan Faye                      1,492 votes (27.19 percent)
Jessica L. Egner            1,463 votes (26.66 percent)
John S. Jackson             1,071 votes (19.52 percent)
Note: results are unofficial, due to mail in, email, and fax ballots to be counted.
 
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