|(D) McCarthy and (R) Quattrocchi|
Who will be the next Mayor of Garwood? Which political party will have more sway over the Council? Will Republicans seize control of Garwood by taking two council positions and the post of Mayor? Will the Democrats strengthen their grip in town by sweeping? That's up to you.
Tuesday is election day and Garwood residents will be choosing between Democratic Mayor Dennis McCarthy or his Republican Challenger Patricia Quattrocchi. Voters will also be picking two new council members. Polls open up at 6am and stay open until 8pm. If you have trouble voting or have questions contact the Union County Board of Elections: 908-527-4121.
CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR:
(D) Dennis McCarthy
(R) Patricia Quattrocchi
REPUBLICANS FOR COUNCIL:
(R) Victor DeFilippo
(R) James Mathieu
DEMOCRATS FOR COUNCIL:
(D) Kathleen Villaggio
(D) Matthew Allouf
Some Election Notes:
Last year Garwood voters went Purple electing 1 Republican and 1 Democrat to the Council.
Kathleen Villaggio was on last year's ballot too- she lost her re-election bid.
Two incumbents on the Borough Council whose terms are expiring — Democrat Stephen Napolitino and Republican Anthony Sytko — are not seeking re-election.
Last year 2,591 votes were cast in town.
GARWOOD COUNCIL MAKEUPDemocratic Seats: 3
In Play: 2
Republican Seats: 1