It's Official: Republicans Win Both Chester Boro Council Seats

Russ Crespolini
·1 min read

CHESTER, NJ — Chester Borough had a contested race for council and after a pandemic extended election cycle, Republicans Gary William Marshuetz and Elizabeth Gugliemini won both seats, defeating Democrat Stacy Ann Strum.

According to the final tallies, certified by the Morris County Clerk the totals were:

  • Stacy Ann Strum: 418

  • Gary William Marshuetz: 633

  • Elizabeth Gugliemini: 692

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Since the change to this year's election was announced by Gov. Phil Murphy because of the coronavirus, there were been many questions about how the process worked. The primarily vote-by-mail process, in tandem with the extended deadlines to receive votes pushed the certification day to "on or about Nov. 20."

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This article originally appeared on the Mendham-Chester Patch