In unofficial results released by Gloucester County, 36,477 votes have been cast in the race for Deptford Township Board of Education. There are three seats up for grabs. Joe McKenna was in the lead with 24.19 percent of the vote, followed by Linda S. Rosser (20.10 percent), Stacy L. Gray (19.01 percent), Mark Getsinger (18.51 percent) and Frank Scambia (16.81 percent). Write-in candidates accounted for the remaining 1.38 percent of votes.
In other unofficial election results, the presidential race showed a stronger turnout for Democrat Joseph R. Biden in Gloucester County, with 76,925 voters – or 51.52 percent – choosing the Democratic candidate over Republican Donald J. Trump, who trailed with 69,839 votes, or 46.77 percent of the votes.
In the U.S. Senate race, Gloucester County voters also cast more ballots for Democrat Cory Booker over Republican challenger Rikin “Rik” Mehta, with 51.52 percent and 46.50 percent of the votes, respectively.
For the House of Representatives 1st District seat, Democrat incumbent Donald W. Norcross was showing a lead in unofficial results, coming in with 54.33 percent of the vote over Republican challenger Claire H. Gustafson’s 45.54 percent.
The race for the three Gloucester County Freeholder seats was a tight one according to unofficial results, with Democrats Heather Simmons (18.02 percent), Jim Jefferson (17.35 percent) and Lyman Barnes (17.22 percent) ahead of Republicans Nick DeSilvio (16 percent), Chris Konawel (15.79 percent) and George W. Shivery Jr. (15.53 percent).
For a full list of Gloucester County election results, visit gloucestercountynj.gov.