Greenwich Council President Vincent Giovannitti has maintained his lead over Republican Carmen Zampaglione in his bid to replace Mayor George Shivery.
The Democrat leads Zampaglione by 393 votes, 56%-44%. On election night, he led by 401 votes.
After the council appoints someone to fill Giovannitti’s council seat, Democrats here will have a 5-0 majority on Greenwich’s council.
Shivery, who was the only Republican officeholder in the Gloucester County town of about 4,900, ran for freeholder instead of seeking re-election.
The win means Republicans won’t have a chance at a majority here until at least 2022, and they’d need to win at least one of the council seats up next year to even have that.