RED BANK, NJ: With no opposition candidates, incumbent councilmen Michael Ballard and Ed Zipprich cruised to victory.  Ballard won his second term with 2,238 votes and Zipprich his fifth term, with 2,228 votes. Both were elected to serve a 3-year period.

All election results are unofficial, pending county certification.

To read a previous TAPinto Red Bank article where the councilmen jointly answered question posed to them, click HERE.

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For the Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education, residents elected Stephanie Albanese with 1,171 votes and John Garofalo 557 votes

Sending districts voted for the high school's representatives with Little Silver choosing John Venino with 873 votes and Shrewsbury Frank A. Neary, Jr. with 915

For the Borough’s Board of Education, Jennifer Herold Garcia tallied 1,816 votes and Laura Camargo 1,781.

Incumbent Congressman Chris Smith succeeded in his bid for a 21st 2-year term in the US House of Representatives.  

Republican incumbents Lillian Burry and Ross Licitra were defeated by Democrats Michael Penna and Moira Nelson for the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Christine Hanlon was re-elected as County Clerk, after first being elected in 2015.

Democrat Cory Booker won his third election for NJ Senator.  In October 2013, Booker won a special election to represent New Jersey in the US Senate.  In November 2014, he was re-elected to a full six-year term.

Public Questions

New Jersey Public Question 1, Marijuana Legalization Amendment passed.  The amendment offered was to legalize the possession and use of marijuana for persons age 21 and older and legalize the cultivation, processing, and sale of retail marijuana.

New Jersey Public Question 2, Peacetime Veterans Eligible for Property Tax Deduction Amendment passed.  This constitutional amendment asked voters to make peacetime veterans eligible for a $250 property tax deduction.

New Jersey Public Question 3, Delayed State Legislative Redistricting Amendment passed.  This constitutional amendment postpones the state legislative redistricting process until after the election on November 2, 2021.

From the Monmouth County Clerk website:

The County Clerk does not count mail-in or provisional ballots. The Board of Elections, a separate office, counts these ballots.  As the results are provided to the County Clerk, the numbers are posted on this courtesy website.

Due to state mandated changes to the election process, the mail in ballot count will continue after election day. Ballots postmarked on election day, but received within 7 days after election day, will be included in the totals. Provisional ballots will be counted by the Board of Elections after the mail in ballot count is completed.

Unofficial Results

Approximately 50% of Election Night Mail-In Ballots Processed; this does not include mail in ballots cast on election day.

Late Mail-In Ballots Pending, ADA Machines Pending, Provisional Ballots Pending.

To see the full results of the election, go to the Monmouth County Board of Elections by clicking HERE.

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