Democrats picked up two seats on Neptune City’s Council Tuesday, claiming a majority on the body.
Democrat David Calhoun beat out Republican candidate James Sesito 934 votes to 920 to claim a Councilman Andrew Wardell’s seat. Wardell is not running for reelection.
Republican Councilman Andrew Wardell, the race’s top vote-getter, defended his seat with 950 votes.
Democrat Meghan Huryk fell short with 903 votes.
But, Democrat Michelle Lewis beat interim Republican Councilwoman Danielle Pappas 934 votes to 917 to claim one year of an unexpired council term.