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Dover Democratic Municipal Chairman Edward Correa. (Photo: Nikita Biryukov for the New Jersey Globe)

Two incumbents re-elected in Dover, with other races tied or too close to call

Correa keeps control of local party

By Nikita Biryukov, June 08 2021 11:15 pm

Two members of Dover’s Board of Aldermen won re-election Tuesday, with another race too close to call and a tie in Ward 4.

Incumbent Adrian Ballesteros was unopposed in Ward 3, while Alderwoman Jessica Alonzo Cruz romped challenger Leslie Punte in Ward 1, beating her 146-71.

In Ward 2, Alderwoman Judith Rugg leads challenger Sol Sostre 164-135.

Alderman Marcos Tapia and challenger Arturo Santana are tied with 98 votes each in Ward 4.

A slate headed by Democratic Municipal Chairman Edward Correa will retain control of the local party.

No Republicans filed for local office in Dover.

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