Middlesex County Surrogate Kevin J. Hoagland earned 81,838 votes to secure another five-year term over Republican Karim L. Nicola, who received 44,318 votes.
Voters also awarded Democrats two freeholder seats for three-year terms, going to Charles Tomaro (who got 80,055 votes) and Leslie Koppel (who received 79,309 votes), plus an unexpired one-year term to Shanti Narra (who got 74,499 votes).
They defeated Republicans Mina Kolta (45,001), Priti Pandya-Patel (41,231) and Roger Daley (48,126).
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