FREEHOLD: Election Day is here, and not only is there a heated presidential election, but several contested local races.
The following is a list of local council and board of education (BOE) races in the Word On The Shore area:
(Winners according to unofficial election results are in bold)
Eatontown: Council- Republicans Richard Robinson and Kevin Gonzalez vs. Democrats Patricia May and Albert Baginsky. Full term, vote for two.
Eatontown BOE- Lori Flynn, Edmund Fitterer Jr. and Nelson Ortiz are running unopposed for three full terms.
Monmouth Regional BOE- Mary Anne Linder is running uncontested for one full term
Little Silver: no municipal elections and no petition filed for the Little Silver BOE
Long Branch: no municipal elections.
Long Branch BOE- William Chasey, Jr., Donald Covin, Michele Critelli, Avery Grant, Lucille Perez and John Zuidema Jr. are running for three full terms.
Voters will also be asked to approve $6.9 million in funding for improvements to the old Long Branch High School to serve as a new school for the increasing number of students. Click here to read more about the project. (PASSED)
Monmouth Beach: no municipal elections.
Monmouth Beach BOE- Christopher Dudick, Steven Mariani and Kelly Scaturro are running unopposed for three full terms.
Shore Regional BOE- David Baker is running uncontested for one full term.
Ocean Township: no municipal elections.
Ocean Township BOE- Amy McGovern, James Sintic, John Stuppi, and Sylvia Sylvia are running for three full terms
Oceanport: Council- Republicans Joseph Irace and Stuart Briskey are running unopposed for two full terms.
Oceanport/Sea Bright BOE- Michelle McMullin, Meghan Walker Marion Wilhalme are running unopposed for three full terms. John Fleming and Michael Kogut are running for one, two-year unexpired term. Lisa Harvey and Cullin James Wible are running uncontested for two, one-year unexpired terms
Sea Bright: Council- Republicans Brian Kelly and Jennifer Walsh vs. Independents Linda Lamia and Kevin Birdsall. Full term vote for two.
West Long Branch: - Republicans Stephen Bray and Mary Lynn Mango vs. Democrats Albert Roma and Michael Schulz. Full term, vote for two.
West Long Branch BOE- Lauren Gassman and Patricia Bambach-McLaughlin are running for three full terms. No petition was filed for the third seat.