STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Overall, it was a night for incumbents in local and county election results from Tuesday, November 5.

Local Elections

Party affiliations are not named in Board of Education elections, although some candidates run as teams.

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Southern Regional High School District Two candidates were elected to the Southern Regional Board of Education from the Long Beach Island area for the Southern Regional Board of Education. They are James Donahower and R. Scott Zoladz. They ran unopposed for the two seats.

Beach Haven K-6 School District elected Jeanne Frazier and Irene Hughes to their Board of Education. 

Long Beach Township Brielle Hoffacker defeated long time incumbent Bonnie Picaro.on the Long Beach Consolidated School District.  

Barnegat Light elected Marilyn Wasilewski to the Long Beach Township Consolidated School District representing Barnegat Light. Wasilewski defeated Nancy Spark. 

Frank Mikuletzsky and Samuel Alloway were elected to serve on Barnegat Light Borough Council.

Surf City reelected Mayor Francis Hodgson. Jacqueline Sicilano and Peter Hartney were elected unopposed to Borough Council. 

Ship Bottom reelected Tom Tallon and Robert Butkus to serve on Ship Bottom Borough Council.

Harvey Cedars had five candidates seeking to fill three open seats on the Harvey Cedars Board of Commissioners.  George Paul Rice, Jonathan Oldham and John Imperiale were victorious

Stafford Township has Kevin C. Lyons was victorious running unopposed for the one available Southern Regional School District seat.  Voters elected Joe Mangino, Walter Jauch and Mark Zoladz in the Stafford Township School district. 

On the County level, two Republican incumbents,John P."Jack" Kelly, and Virginia "Ginny" Haines were reelected as Ocean County Freeholders. Ocean County incumbent Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy was an easy winner. 

The New Jersey General Assembly District 9 incumbents Brian Rumpf and Dianne Gove each were reelected.  

On ballot questions, Beach Haven voters voted against the Municipal Open Space, Recreation,
and Historic Preservation Trust Fund by a 2 to 1 margin. 

The State of NJ question about veterans receivng housing credit was approved by NJ voters.