Union County Election Results

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UNION COUNTY – There were few surprises in yesterday’s local elections in Union County.

Ellen Dickson won a three-way race to become Summit’s next mayor; Kenilworth Mayor Kathi Fiamingo held off a challenge from Peter Covelli, while Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr easily defeated her Republican challenger.

The only incumbents who lost yesterday were Cranford Township Committee member Daniel J. Aschenbach, Hillside First Ward Councilman Edward A. Brewer, Jr., Linden 10th Ward Councilman Richard Puschel, Roselle Park First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola Jr., and Springfield Township Committee member Hugh Keffer.

Here are the unofficial results (winners’ names are bold):

Freeholders

Dem – Angel ESTRADA – 32,560
Dem – Christopher HUDAK – 33,167
Dem – Vernell WRIGHT – 33,372
Rep – Andrew B. SMITH – 27,635
Rep – Edwin O. ORTIZ – 27,147

Berkeley Heights
Town Council
Dem – Stephen H. YELLIN – 819
Dem – Jamie DIVINE-CADAVID – 569
Rep – Robert WOODRUFF – 1,459
Rep – Jeanne KINGSLEY – 1,494

Cranford
Township Commitee
Dem – Daniel J. ASCHENBACH – 2,351
Dem – Thomas H. HANNEN, Jr. – 2,511
Rep – Andis KALNINS – 2,727
Rep – Lisa ADUBATO NESI – 2,698

Fanwood
Mayor
Dem – Colleen MAHR – 1,436
Rep – Joseph BRITT – 594

Council
Dem – Russell HUEGEL – 1,259
Dem – Kevin BORIS – 1,225
Rep – Jason BENEDICT – 723
Rep – Nicole COLE – 758

Garwood
Council
Dem – Louis PETRUZZELLI – 505
Dem – Sara TODISCO – 486
Rep – Carol A. KEARNEY – 384
Rep – Steven C. BLAUFEDER – 362

Hillside
Council, 1st Ward
Non – Tonia D. HOBBS – 222
Non – George L. COOK III – 191
Non – Jeffrey DYKES – 124
Non – Edward A. BREWER, Jr. – 151

Council, 2nd Ward
Non – Christopher MOBLEY – 221
Non – Queen TROTMAN – 274
Non – Salonia SAXTON THOMPSON – 229

Council, 3rd Ward
Non – Joseph PUGLISE – 261
Non – Donald DeAUGUSTINE – 271

Council, 4th Ward
Non – Gerald Pateesh FREEDMAN – 365
Non – Diane L. Murray – 309

Kenilworth
Mayor
Dem – Peter CORVELLI – 782
Rep – Kathi FIAMINGO – 836
Non – Walter SOSNOSKY – 131

Council
Dem – Anthony DeLUCA – 844
Dem – Kay Anne CECERI – 797
Rep – Scott KLINDER – 850
Rep – Toni K. GIORDANO – 817

Linden
Council, 4th Ward
Dem – Derek ARMSTEAD – 568
Non – Waliyy DIXON – 241

Council, 6th Ward
Dem – Robert SADOWSKI – 270
Non – Diane A. WILVERDING – 195

Council, 8th Ward
Dem – Michele YAMAKAITIS – 481
Non – Dulce LOPES – 79

Council, 10th Ward
Dem – Richard PUSCHEL – 389
Non – Adam KUCZYNSKI – 558

Mountainside
Mayor
Rep – Paul N. MIRABELLI – 773

Council
Rep – Keith C. TURNER – 828
Rep – Deanna ANDRE – 836

New Providence
Council
Rep – Bob ROBINSON – 1,766
Rep – Armand GALLUCCIO – 1,668

Council, unexpired term
Rep – Alan G. LESNEWICH – 1,702

Plainfield
Council, 1st & 4th Wards
Dem – Vera GREAVES – 1,172

Council, 2nd Ward
Dem – Cory STORCH – 1,015
Rep – William H. MICHELSON – 244

Roselle
Mayor
Dem – Jamel C. HOLLEY – 1,677

Council, 1st Ward
Dem – Yves Francois AUBOURG – 292

Council, 3rd Ward
Dem – Randy T. SANDIFER – 362

Roselle Park
Council, at-large
Dem – Carl A. HOKANSON – 1,055
Rep – Glen C. COSTELLO – 514

Council, 1st Ward
Dem – Eugene MEOLA, Jr. – 195
Rep – Andrew CASAIS – 201

Council, 2nd Ward, unexpired term
Rep – Marc P. CASWELL – 243

Springfield
Township Committee
Dem – Hugh KEFFER – 1,424
Rep – Ziad Andrew SHEHADY – 1,483

Summit
Mayor
Dem – Eileen FORMAN LUDDEN – 1,591
Rep – Ellen DICKSON – 1,851
Non – Mike VERNOTICO – 1,254

Council, at-large
Dem – Susan D. HAIRSTON – 2,074
Rep – Gregory DRUMMOND – 2,408

Council, 1st Ward
Dem – Sandra P. BLOOM – 973
Rep – Robert RUBINO – 1,190

Council, 2nd Ward
Dem – A. Dennis WHITE – 1,144
Rep – Patrick J. HURLEY – 1,162

Union
Township Committee
Dem – Joseph FLORIO – 3,585
Rep – Matthew P. KURINZI – 1,908

Westfield
Council, 1st Ward
Dem – Timothy D. VanEPP – 613
Rep – Frank ARENA – 829

Council, 2nd Ward
Rep – JoAnn NEYLAN – 817

Council, 3rd Ward
Dem – Matthew SONTZ – 617
Rep – Mark LoGRIPPO – 716
Non – Gregory W. KASKO – 260

Council, 4th Ward
Dem – Gregory ROMER – 609
Rep – James M. FOERST – 806

Winfield
Township Committee
Dem – Oneida M. BRAITHWAITE – 155
Rep – Bob REILLY – 117


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