ROXBURY, NJ – Three members of the Roxbury Board of Education appear to have warded off challenges by two newcomers and won re-election to their 3-year seats Tuesday, based on unofficial Election Day results from the Morris County Board of Elections.
As of 9:55 p.m., the challengers, Ralph Casendino and Sharon MacGregor, fell short of securing enough votes to oust incumbents Anne Collucci, Heather Champagne or Joseph Bocchino.
The unofficial tallies had Collucci as the top vote-getter with 2,473. She was followed by Champagne who drew 2,366 votes and Bocchino with 2,365. MacGregor got 1,576 votes and Casendino collected 1,466.
The numbers came from an Election results website operated by the county clerk based on information supplied by the elections board. It stopped providing vote counts at 9:55 p.m. without noting whether there would be subsequent updates.
Based on the 9:55 p.m. results, it appeared that incumbent Morris County Freeholder Tayfun Selen, a Republican, would lose to Democrat challenger Cary Amaro by a tally of 52,430 to 44,181.
The 9:55 p.m. numbers also showed incumbent state Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, a Republican, and incumbent state Senator Anthony Bucco, also a member of the GOP, losing to their Democrat challengers Darcy Draeger and Rupande Mehta. However, at about 11:30 p.m., Bucco said the vote-counting in Morris County was "not even close" to being finished in the county.
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