ROSELAND, NJ — In the primary election for Roseland Borough Council, Democratic candidates Christopher Bardi and Roger Freda earned 360 and 345 votes apiece in the borough, respectively, compared to 203 and 188 votes respectively for Republican candidates Michele Tolli and Mark Vidovich.

According to the Essex County Clerk’s Office (ECCO), a total of 707 constituents voted for Christopher Bardi and Roger Freda to serve a three-year term on the council. In comparison, a total of 393 residents voted for Kristian Brown and John Cascarano for the same three-year term.

Out of total of 244,457 registered voters for the Democratic Part in Essex County, a total of 65,262 voted in the primary on Tuesday, according to the ECCO. Approximately 63,036 Democratic votes for State Governor resulted in a Phil Murphy victory with 56 percent of the vote, followed by Jim Johnson with approximately 30 percent.

Out of a total of 47,912 registered voters for the Republican Party, a total of 7,193 voted. Approximately 6,981 Republican votes for State Governor resulted in a Jack Ciattarelli victory with 43 percent of the vote, followed by Kim Guadagno with 29 percent.