WESTFIELD, NJ — Eight candidates have filed petitions to run in the June 4 primary, setting the municipality up for a contested council race in November.
Four Democratic candidates and four Republican candidates met Monday’s 4 p.m. filing deadline, according to the Town Clerk’s office.
Democratic candidates running under the slogan the “Regular Democratic Organization of Union County” are the following:
- First Ward – James G. Boyes
- Second Ward – Mark Parmelee
- Third Ward – Jennifer C. Gilman
- Fourth Ward – Scott A. Katz
Republican candidates running under the slogan of the “Regular Organization Republican of Union County” are the following:
- First Ward – Robert H. Benacchio
- Second Ward – Richard Bodmer
- Third Ward – Mark LoGrippo
- Fourth Ward – Doug Stokes
Not running for re-election are Republican First Ward Councilman Frank Arena and Republican Second Ward Councilwoman Jo Ann Neylan.
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