Incumbents remain on North Brunswick Board of Education in uncontested race

NORTH BRUNSWICK – North Brunswick Board of Education incumbents Barry Duran Harris, Traci Rubin and Colleen M. Keefe retained their seats when the race this year was uncontested.
Harris received 1,912 votes/33%, Keefe recorded 2,004 votes/34%, and Rubin collected 1,900 votes/33%.
Harris said he is an advocate of diverse leadership, preparing students to be future -ready and establishing educational equity and equality.
“I am excited to serve another term on the North Brunswick Board of Education. I want to thank those who took the time to vote and I’m honored to be re-elected,” he said.
In his next term, Harris said he looks forward to continuing the effort of bringing educational equity and equality for the students in the district; opening the new North Brunswick Township Middle School in 2020; and enhancements to the other K-4 schools, Linwood and North Brunswick Township High School.
“I am proud to be a part of a group of diverse leaders, which benefits our diverse student base,” he said.
Rubin said community involvement is important, as is adapting to technological demands, being future-ready, securing grants, and ensuring the schools’ curricula reflects the needs of the state and the demands of the future.
“I’m thrilled to have been re-elected for another term on the Board of Education. Thanks to all of the voters who came out to the polls on Tuesday. Congratulations to my colleagues, Colleen Keefe and Barry Duran Harris, on their successful re-elections as well. I look forward to continue serving on the board, focusing on achieving our goals and ensuring our students are future ready. We also hope to see more members of the community get involved by attending our board meetings throughout the year. If you haven’t done so yet, download our North Brunswick Township Schools mobile application in the App Store to stay connected to news and events regarding the board and our schools,” Rubin said.
Keefe could not be reached for comment by press time.

Election results from Nov. 5 are according to the Middlesex County Board of Elections and are unofficial until certified.