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Matthew Atlas, left, and Anthony Floria-Callori.

Democratic leads in North Caldwell Shrink

Republicans gain in Roseland, but split victory still likely

By Nikita Biryukov, November 09 2020 11:00 am

Democratic challengers in North Caldwell saw their lead over Republican incumbent council members tighten since election day, but they’re still ahead by more than 100 votes each.

Democrat Anthony Floria-Callori is in first with 2,122 votes. Her running mate, Matthew Atlas, has 2,101 votes. On Election day, Florio-Callori has 2,023 votes, while Atlas had 2,007.

Republican Councilman John Chiaia narrowly leads his running mate, Councilwoman Cynthia Santomauro 1,979-1,972. On Election night, Chiaia had 1,825 votes, while Santomauro had 1,815.

A split victory is looking more and more likely in Roseland. There, Democratic Council President Christopher Bardi now trails Republican Councilwomman Michele Tolli by four votes, 1,972-1,968.

On election day, Tolli was down by 104 votes.

Republican Aristotle Popolizio has a solid lead for third place with 1,853 votes to Democrat Matthew Biront’s 1,709.

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