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Turner re-elected in Weehawken without opposition

Mayor-backed slate also unopposed

By David Wildstein, May 09 2018 2:49 am

Weehawken Mayor Richard F. Turner, one of New Jersey’s longest-serving mayors, was re-elected on Tuesday without opposition.

Turner received 1,337 votes in his bid for a ninth term.  His At-Large council running mate, David Curtis, received 1,112 votes.

Ward councilmembers Carmela Silvestri-Ehret, Rosemary Lavagnino, and newcomer Raul Gonzalez, were also unopposed.

Curtis will replace Robert E. Zucconi , who did not seek re-election.  Gonzalez replaces Robert Sosa.

Turner was first elected in 1990.

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