Dumont: Democrat Andrew LaBruno was elected Mayor of Dumont, defeating Republican William Bochicchio. Republican Mayor James Kelly did not seek re-election.
Bergenfield: Democrat Arvin Amatorio ousted Republican Mayor Norman Schmelz, defeating the incumbent 2,803 votes to 2,637.
Democratic incumbents Ora Kornbluth and Buddy Deauna easily won re-election, earning 3,087 and 3,017 votes, respectively.
Republican challengers Mandymarie Suero and Wendy Loszynski won 2,038 and 2,110 votes, respectively.
Wood-Ridge: Mayor Paul Sarlo, also as state senator, and his slate of council candidates were re-elected with 70% of the vote in Ridgewood, a town carried by President Donald Trump in 2016.
Woodcliff Lake: Mayor Carlos Rend0 has won re-election, beating out Democrat Council President Jacqueline Gadaleta 935 votes to 753.
Rendo was picked to be Kim Guadagno’s lieutenant governor during Guadagno’s 2017 gubernatorial bid.
Democrat Angela Hayes won Gadaleta’s seat on the council with 875 votes. Republican Stephen Falanga won the seat left vacant by Councilman Corrado Belgiovine’s retirement.
Falanga received 861 votes. Republican Jennifer Howard got 784 votes, and Democrat Jason Lundgren got 774.
East Rutherford: Republican mayoral candidate Sergio Segalini leads Democratic candidate Jeffrey Lahullier 771 votes to 751 in the machine total.
Republican council candidate Nancy Banca won 757 votes, while Democratic Councilman George Cronk won 753.
That puts Cronk’s machine total only 10 votes above that of Republican Lawrence Bongiovanni.
Democrat Philip Sorbera II received 712 votes.
Mail-in and provisional ballots could flip both the mayoral and council races.