SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With most of the ballots counted, the two muncipal races in the 2019 general election have been decided.
Information about the vote totals came directly from the office of Linda Donnelly, Township Clerk of Springfield. As of press time, election results had not yet been certified by the Union County Clerk, Joanne Rajoppi.
In the race for the Springfield Township Committee two open seats were up for grabs. The incumbent ticket of mayor Erica Dubois and Rich Huber won reelection. Dubois received 1,646 votes and Huber received 1,633 votes.
In a statement to TAPinto Springfield, the Dubois/Huber campaign said, “Thank you for your support and your continued confidence in us. we will continue to work hard for every single resident of Springfield, regardless of race, creed, sexual orientation, or party affiliation. As always, our doors are always open!”
The Republican ticket consisted of Fred Scott and Geri Ann Kazimar. While neither candidate was currently in an incumbent role, Kazimar had previously served on the township committee. Scott received 1,173 votes and Kazimar recieved 1,168 votes.
In a statement provided to TAPinto Springfield, the Scott/Kazimar campaign said, "We appreciate the support and confidence from the voters. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to draw attention to the issues that matter to taxpayers and we congratulate Erica and Rich on their victory."
Hillary Turnbull, Scott Silverstein and Meredith Murphy all won election to the board. Turnbull and Silverstein are both incumbents and Murhpy is a newcomer to the board.
Turnbull received 1,648 votes, Silverstein received 1,681 votes and Murphy recieved 1,523 votes.