It's Official: Republicans Win Mendham Borough Council Race

Russ Crespolini
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MENDHAM, NJ — In Mendham Borough Republicans Brad Badal and John W. Andrews secured the two open seats on the council, defeating Democrat Melissa Young after a pandemic extended election cycle.

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

  • Melissa Young: 1,577

  • Brad Badal: 1,918

  • John W. Andrews: 2,155

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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