Elder, Torsiello lead Allentown race; Frascella re-elected in Upper Freehold

Seats on the governing bodies in Allentown and Upper Freehold Township were on the ballot on Election Day, Nov. 3

In Allentown, two three-year terms are available on the Borough Council. Running for office are Democrat Robert H. Schmitt Jr. and independent candidates John A. Elder III, Linda Cotte and Erica Torsiello.

As of Nov. 8, Elder, with 447 votes, and Torsiello, with 412 votes, are leading the race. Schmitt, who is a former member of the council, has 336 votes and Cotte has 322 votes.

Elder is a current member of the council and is seeking his second term.

In Upper Freehold Township, one three-year term is available on the Township Committee. Republican Dr. Robert Frascella ran unopposed for re-election and as of Nov. 8 he had 2,911 votes.

The election results are unofficial and reflect what has been posted online by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office at this time. The results are not final and will remain unofficial until they are certified.