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Election 2016 Results: Closter Republicans Voted To Council

Republicans Vicky Amitai and Joseph Yammarino.
Republicans Vicky Amitai and Joseph Yammarino. Photo Credit: Facebook
Cresskill Councilman Mark Spina ran unopposed with Simone Tsigounis.
Cresskill Councilman Mark Spina ran unopposed with Simone Tsigounis. Photo Credit: Facebook Mark Spina

Closter voters re-elected Republican incumbent Vicky Amitai to council, along with running-mate Joseph Yammarino. The Cresskill Council remains dominated by the GOP, who ran unopposed.

Here's a look at the results: ( CLICK HERE for the county results).

Closter Council

Republicans Joseph Yammarino and Republican incumbent Victoria Roti Amitai earned the two seats on the Closter Council. Yammarino earned 28.5% of votes while Amitai earned 26.9%.

The pair was up against Democrats Scott M. Devlin and Bryce Barnes.

Closter BOE

Board member Stephanie S. Lee earned the majority of votes with more than 40%. Janine Micera trailed behind her with 31% and Ruchi Kothari came in with 27.8%.

Cresskill Council

Republican incumbents Simone Tsigounis and Mark Spina ran unopposed.

Cresskill BOE

Incumbent Cindy Wolfer was re-elected to the board with 26.5% of votes, along with incumbent Michael V. DePalo (21.7%) and Dionna Lee Griffin (19.7%). The three were up against Raffi Odabashian and incumbent Caryn Aronson.

Demarest Council

Democrat Melinda Iannuzzi earned 27% of votes while Republican Joseph Gray earned 24.6% of votes. Joseph Connolly earned 24.3% and James M. Carroll trailed with 23.8%.

Demarest Council Unexpired

Democrat Rebecca La Pira earned 54% of votes while Republican Paul Trager trailed with 45.9%.

Demarest BOE

Christen Governale earned 36.3% of votes. Incumbents Ammu Kirtane trailed with 28% along with Sheila Verna, who earned 35%.

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