UNION, NJ - The unofficial results of the Township Committee and Board of Education election are in.
For three-year terms on the Township Committee, democratic incumbent Mayor Manuel Figueiredo and newcomer Democrat Michele Delisfort won against Republications Justin Verzosa and Karen Slawson.
“It is gratifying to realize that the hard work one has done for the past few years did not go unnoticed by the residents of the great Township of Union,” said Mayor Manuel Figueiredo. “Thank you to every resident for your continued support in this election and your support as we continue to move this great township forward in the years to come.”
“This was a great experience,” said Verzosa. “I enjoyed the experience, learned so much about the town and the issues impacting the town and would welcome the opportunity to run again in the future.”
Board of Education incumbents David A. Arminio, Guy A. Frances, and Jeffrey Monge retained their positions on the Board. A seat for an unexpired term was also gained by unopposed candidate, Steven Le.
In Legislative District 20 news, incumbent assemblywoman Annette Quijano and incumbent assemblyman Jamel Holley both retained their seats in the legislature for two-year terms.
In Union County news, incumbent Freeholders Mohamed Jalloh, Bruce Bergen and Alexander Mirabella all won their bids for re-election to three-year terms.
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi won her re-election for a 5-year term.