Close calls across the board in Washington Township elections

Tabernacle republicans look to lead in township elections this year

In unofficial results according to the Gloucester County Board of Elections, one of the three open seats available with the Washington Township Public Schools Board of Education looks to be filled by Stacey Dimeo, who currently leads with the highest number of votes at 8,341. 

The remaining candidates have a close race among them, with Raymond C. Dinovi, Jr. is looking to fill that second spot with 6,674 votes along with Brian Ellis coming up to the third spot with 6,480 votes.  These three candidates may be in the top running spots, but the others are not far behind with Cindy Taglienti at 6,278 votes, Denise Bennis at 5,710 votes and Miguel Ramirez with 3,417 votes. These results are unofficial at this time.

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In the election for County Sheriff there is another tight race at hand. With the current unofficial results, Republican Jonathan M. Sammons looks to claim the position, having received 48,355 votes, with Democrat Carmel Morina having received 46,456 votes. 

Closing out the county races is another close call for the two open County Commissioner seats with Republicans Nick DeSilvio and Chris Konawell in the lead with 49,193 and 48,346 votes. Democrats Robert Damminger and Denice DeCarlo are following close behind with 45,681 and 44,698 votes.

In the U.S. Senate race, Washington Township voters favored Republican Stephen H. PakraDooni, Jr who is coming in with 16,556 votes versus his Democratic opponent Fred H. Madden, who is trailing behind with 14,741 votes.

In the race for New Jersey Governor, Republican Jack Ciattarelli is leading the Gloucester County vote with 53,130, over incumbent Democrat Phil Murphy, who is trailing with 43,186.

For a full list of Gloucester County election results, visit


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