Election update: Hillsborough committee, school board races still too close to call


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There were elections for seats on the municipal governing body and Board of Education in Hillsborough on Nov. 3.

The results listed here reflect what has been posted online by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office as of 4:14 p.m. Nov. 9, which was current as of press time. 

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The results of the election will remain unofficial until they are certified, which Somerset County expects to be on or around Nov. 23, according to a message on its website.

Hillsborough Township Committee, two seats available:

Incumbent Republican Doug Tomson, currently serving as mayor, received 12,491 votes.

Republican Janine Ericsson received 11, 634 votes.

Democrat Donnetta Johnson received 10,512 votes.

Democrat David Brook received 10,346 votes.

There were 11 write-in votes cast.

The total number of votes counted at this time is 44,994.

Hillsborough Township Board of Education, three seats available:

Cynthia DeCavalcante “Cindy” Nurse received 12,465 votes.

Paul Marini received 9,989 votes.

Benjamin Wilson Kidd received 7,200 votes.

Ann Harris received 6,716 votes.

Judith C. Haas received 6,173 votes.

Lorraine A. Soisson received 4,706 votes.

There were 91 write-in votes.

The total number of votes counted at this time is 47,340.

For updates from Somerset County, visit https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NJ/Somerset/107161/web.264614/#/summary

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