Last Updated: November 10, 2008 11:05 AM
Registration & Turnout
299,762 Voters
  Vote Count Percent
Polling Place Turnout 209,380 69.85%
Absentee Turnout 11,601 3.87%
Provisional Turnout 2,076 0.69%
Overseas Turnout 894 0.30%
Total 223,951 74.71%


President
438/438 100.00%
Under Votes 1345
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - BARACK OBAMA 141,417 63.58%
Rep - JOHN McCAIN 78,768 35.41%
VOT - JEFFREY BOSS 76 0.03%
LIB - BOB BARR 441 0.20%
Ind - RALPH NADER 1,006 0.45%
GRE - CYNTHIA McKINNEY 149 0.07%
SOC - BRIAN MOORE 21 0.01%
SOC - GLORIA La RIVA 17 0.01%
CON - CHUCK BALDWIN 176 0.08%
SOC - ROGER CALERO 26 0.01%
Personal Choice 329 0.15%
Total 222,426 100.00%


United States Senator
438/438 100.00%
Under Votes 33664
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - FRANK LAUTENBERG 116,201 61.51%
Rep - DICK ZIMMER 69,069 36.56%
POO - DARYL MIKELL BROOKS 1,226 0.65%
LIB - JASON SCHEURER 1,049 0.56%
GOD - J. M. CARTER 684 0.36%
BOS - JEFFREY BOSS 398 0.21%
SOC - SARA J. LOBMAN 221 0.12%
Personal Choice 63 0.03%
Total 188,911 100.00%


House Of Representatives-6th
34/34 100.00%
Under Votes 3083
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - FRANK PALLONE, Jr 12,122 91.03%
Rep - ROBERT E. McLEOD 1,061 7.97%
REG - HERB TARBOUS 126 0.95%
Personal Choice 8 0.06%
Total 13,317 100.00%


House of Representatives-7th
224/224 100.00%
Under Votes 13723
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - LINDA STENDER 48,038 45.77%
Rep - LEONARD LANCE 51,571 49.13%
ALL - DEAN GRECO 1,323 1.26%
PRO - THOMAS D. ABRAMS 567 0.54%
HSI - MICHAEL P. HSING 3,439 3.28%
Personal Choice 25 0.02%
Total 104,963 100.00%


House of Representatives-10th
152/152 100.00%
Under Votes 27142
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - DONALD M. PAYNE 46,518 98.53%
SOC - MICHAEL TABER 612 1.30%
Personal Choice 81 0.17%
Total 47,211 100.00%


House of Representatives-13th
28/28 100.00%
Under Votes 3516
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ALBIO SIRES 6,912 79.38%
Rep - JOSEPH TURULA 1,597 18.34%
NOM - JULIO A. FERNANDEZ 172 1.98%
ELI - LOUIS VERNOTICO 26 0.30%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 8,707 100.00%


General Assembly-20th, unexpired term
145/145 100.00%
Under Votes 18059
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ANNETTE QUIJANO 35,746 71.18%
Rep - LINDA GAGLIONE 14,458 28.79%
Personal Choice 14 0.03%
Total 50,218 100.00%


Freeholders
438/438 100.00%
Under Votes 145303
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ANGEL ESTRADA 107,087 20.88%
Dem - RICK PROCTOR 103,260 20.13%
Dem - NANCY WARD 105,611 20.59%
Rep - MICHAEL YAKUBOV 65,268 12.72%
Rep - JOHN RUSSITANO 66,514 12.97%
Rep - JOSEPH FRANCHINO 65,115 12.69%
Personal Choice 127 0.02%
Total 512,982 100.00%


Berkeley Heights Town Council 3 yr term
11/11 100.00%
Under Votes 1342
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ALEXANDRA CHIRINOS 3,055 23.59%
Dem - CHARLES HASZ 2,888 22.30%
Rep - JOSEPH G. BRUNO 3,532 27.27%
Rep - ELAINE K. PERNA 3,474 26.82%
Personal Choice 2 0.02%
Total 12,951 100.00%


Clark Mayor
16/16 100.00%
Under Votes 462
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - GARY SLODOWSKI 3,128 40.26%
Rep - SALVATORE F. BONACCORSO 4,641 59.73%
Personal Choice 1 0.01%
Total 7,770 100.00%


Clark Councilman-At-Large
16/16 100.00%
Under Votes 2827
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - NANCY SHERIDAN 2,949 13.58%
Dem - DIANE M. LANIGAN 3,014 13.88%
Dem - NANCY SHANAHAN 2,925 13.47%
Rep - ALVIN BARR 4,308 19.84%
Rep - SHEILA WHITING 4,271 19.67%
Rep - ANGEL ALBANESE 4,245 19.55%
Personal Choice 3 0.01%
Total 21,715 100.00%


Cranford Township Committee (2)
30/30 100.00%
Under Votes 2654
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - DANIEL J. ASCHENBACH 5,909 25.43%
Dem - KEVIN J. ILLING 5,748 24.74%
Rep - CHRISTOPHER DREW 5,751 24.75%
Rep - MARK P. DUGAN 5,822 25.05%
Personal Choice 8 0.03%
Total 23,238 100.00%


Elizabeth Mayor
71/71 100.00%
Under Votes 7644
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - CHRIS BOLLWAGE 18,929 80.21%
Rep - ALBERT MARTIN 4,663 19.76%
Personal Choice 7 0.03%
Total 23,599 100.00%


Elizabeth Councilmen-At-Large
71/71 100.00%
Under Votes 39967
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - EDWARD JACKUS 17,318 33.15%
Dem - PATRICIA PERKINS-AUGUSTE 17,257 33.03%
Dem - FRANK J. CUESTA 17,611 33.71%
Personal Choice 59 0.11%
Total 52,245 100.00%


Fanwood Councilmen
7/7 100.00%
Under Votes 883
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - JOAN I. WHEELER 2,009 27.27%
Dem - RUSSELL J. HUEGEL 1,869 25.37%
Rep - MIKE LEE SZUCH 1,729 23.47%
Rep - ROBERT S. MANDUCA 1,760 23.89%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 7,367 100.00%


Garwood Councilmen
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 397
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - JONATHAN LINKEN 935 25.28%
Dem - LOUIS PETRUZZELLI 959 25.93%
Rep - TIMOTHY O. HAK 906 24.49%
Rep - PATRICIA QUATTROCCHI 899 24.30%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 3,699 100.00%


Kenilworth Councilmen
6/6 100.00%
Under Votes 1164
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - DARRIN F. Mc MAHON 1,366 22.05%
Dem - ROBERT BEINER 1,315 21.23%
Rep - KEVIN LEARY, Jr. 1,779 28.72%
Rep - SCOTT W. KLINDER 1,735 28.01%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 6,195 100.00%


Kenilworth Councilman, Unexpired Term
6/6 100.00%
Under Votes 556
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - CHERYL A. PANTINA 1,344 42.88%
Rep - SALVATORE CANDARELLA 1,789 57.08%
Personal Choice 1 0.03%
Total 3,134 100.00%


Linden Councilman, 4th Ward
3/3 100.00%
Under Votes 603
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - DEREK ARMSTEAD 1,389 99.78%
Personal Choice 3 0.22%
Total 1,392 100.00%


Linden Councilman, 6th Ward
3/3 100.00%
Under Votes 210
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ROBERT SADOWSKI 537 54.30%
PRI - DIANE A. WILVERDING 452 45.70%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 989 100.00%


Linden Councilman, 8th Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 201
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - MICHELE YAMAKAITIS 1,157 84.70%
A P - ELAINE LUBAS 207 15.15%
Personal Choice 2 0.15%
Total 1,366 100.00%


linden councilman 10th ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 243
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - RICHARD PUSCHEL 960 56.77%
NOM - BRUCE M. HOWE 731 43.23%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 1,691 100.00%


Mountainside Councilmen
9/9 100.00%
Under Votes 2857
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Rep - KEITH C. TURNER 2,316 50.00%
Rep - PAUL N. MIRABELLI 2,293 49.50%
Personal Choice 23 0.50%
Total 4,632 100.00%


New Providence Councilmen
11/11 100.00%
Under Votes 3518
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - NORMAN SAMODOVITZ 1,835 20.66%
Rep - ARMAND GALLUCCIO 3,637 40.95%
Rep - VINCAS M. VYZAS 3,386 38.12%
Personal Choice 24 0.27%
Total 8,882 100.00%


Plainfield Councilman-At-Large
34/34 100.00%
Under Votes 3928
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ANNIE C. McWILLIAMS 12,340 99.78%
Personal Choice 27 0.22%
Total 12,367 100.00%


Plainfield 1st ward councilman, unexpired term
8/8 100.00%
Under Votes 1060
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - WILLIAM REID 2,600 99.92%
Personal Choice 2 0.08%
Total 2,602 100.00%


Plainfield Councilman, 3rd Ward
10/10 100.00%
Under Votes 1053
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ADRIAN O. MAPP 3,517 99.01%
Personal Choice 35 0.99%
Total 3,552 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 1st Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 347
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - BOBBY AKBAR 1,143 77.97%
Rep - LAWRENCE C. BODINE 323 22.03%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 1,466 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 2nd Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 365
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - MICHAEL W. COX 1,114 69.24%
Rep - KEN LUND 493 30.64%
Personal Choice 2 0.12%
Total 1,609 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 3rd Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 340
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - JEROME SCATURO 1,075 62.39%
Rep - BRYAN E. DesROCHERS 647 37.55%
Personal Choice 1 0.06%
Total 1,723 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 4th Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 499
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - DAVID BROWN 1,662 100.00%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 1,662 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 5th Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 251
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - JENNIFER WENSON MAIER 953 63.15%
Rep - JAMES A. PEKAROFSKI 551 36.51%
Personal Choice 5 0.33%
Total 1,509 100.00%


Rahway Councilman, 6th Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 311
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - SAMSON DAVID STEINMAN 1,039 60.16%
Rep - KEVIN RETCHO 688 39.84%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 1,727 100.00%


Roselle Councilman, 1st Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 610
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - YVES FRANCOIS AUBOURG 1,104 99.46%
Personal Choice 6 0.54%
Total 1,110 100.00%


Roselle Councilman, 3rd Ward
4/4 100.00%
Under Votes 525
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - CECILIA DALLIS RICKS 1,326 99.77%
Personal Choice 3 0.23%
Total 1,329 100.00%


Roselle Park Councilman-At-Large
10/10 100.00%
Under Votes 520
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - CARL A. HOKANSON 2,663 51.07%
Rep - J. RICKY BADILLO 2,549 48.89%
Personal Choice 2 0.04%
Total 5,214 100.00%


Roselle Park Councilman, 1st Ward
2/2 100.00%
Under Votes 124
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - LAURENCE A. DINARDO 529 52.17%
Rep - RICHARD D. HUXFORD 485 47.83%
Personal Choice 0 0.00%
Total 1,014 100.00%


Scotch Plains Mayor
22/22 100.00%
Under Votes 1100
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - KEVIN GLOVER 5,471 46.96%
Rep - NANCY MALOOL 6,171 52.97%
Personal Choice 8 0.07%
Total 11,650 100.00%


Scotch Plains Township Council (1)
22/22 100.00%
Under Votes 1372
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - THERESA E. MULLEN 5,435 47.86%
Rep - MARY De PAOLA 5,916 52.09%
Personal Choice 6 0.05%
Total 11,357 100.00%


Springfield Township Committee (1)
14/14 100.00%
Under Votes 817
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - HUGH KEFFER 3,292 46.20%
Rep - JERRY FERNANDEZ 3,014 42.30%
GRA - STEVEN GRAU 819 11.49%
Personal Choice 1 0.01%
Total 7,126 100.00%


Summit Councilman, 1st Ward
12/12 100.00%
Under Votes 2177
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Rep - ELLEN K. DICKSON 2,758 99.46%
Personal Choice 15 0.54%
Total 2,773 100.00%


Summit Councilman, 2nd Ward
13/13 100.00%
Under Votes 434
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - TERRI TAUBER 2,307 46.51%
Rep - MIKE VERNOTICO 2,651 53.45%
Personal Choice 2 0.04%
Total 4,960 100.00%


Union Township Committee (1)
49/49 100.00%
Under Votes 11115
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - JOSEPH FLORIO 12,775 99.35%
Personal Choice 83 0.65%
Total 12,858 100.00%


Union Charter Commissioners
49/49 100.00%
Under Votes 71627
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
NOM - THEODORE JAKUBOWSKI 7,412 15.46%
NOM - BERTHA LITTLE-MATHEWS 5,083 10.60%
NOM - SUZETTE CAVADAS 4,983 10.39%
NOM - MICHAEL COHAN 5,534 11.54%
NOM - GREG MULLER 5,653 11.79%
NOM - FLOYD S. PATTERSON 3,827 7.98%
NOM - LINDA LEWIS 4,137 8.63%
NOM - PAUL VERZOSA 3,601 7.51%
NOM - ROXANNE CIAMPI 3,775 7.87%
NOM - CHARLES DONNELLY 3,934 8.21%
Total 47,939 100.00%


Winfield Township Committee
2/2 100.00%
Under Votes 56
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Dem - ONEIDA BRAITHWAITE 452 61.16%
Rep - ROBERT REILLY 286 38.70%
Personal Choice 1 0.14%
Total 739 100.00%


State Question 1
438/438 100.00%
Under Votes 127794
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Non - Yes 52,447 57.25%
Non - No 39,158 42.75%
Total 91,605 100.00%


State Question 2
438/438 100.00%
Under Votes 129201
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Non - Yes 39,981 44.37%
Non - No 50,129 55.63%
Total 90,110 100.00%


Berkeley Heights Question
11/11 100.00%
Under Votes 1540
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Non - Yes 2,295 40.92%
Non - No 3,313 59.08%
Total 5,608 100.00%


New Providence Question
11/11 100.00%
Under Votes 1831
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Non - Yes 2,039 46.03%
Non - No 2,391 53.97%
Total 4,430 100.00%


Union Question
49/49 100.00%
Under Votes 14723
Over Votes 0
     
  Vote Count Percent
Non - Yes 6,811 72.57%
Non - No 2,574 27.43%
Total 9,385 100.00%