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Michael Wildes campaigns for the Democratic nomination for mayor of Englewood in June 2018. Photo by Nikita Biryukov for the New Jersey Globe.

Wildes returns to Englewood in landslide

By David Wildstein, November 07 2018 4:41 am

Democrat Michael Wildes will return as mayor, a job he won in 2004 and walked away from in 2010.

He defeated Republican Deirdre Paul and independent Horace Ragbir with 84% of the vote,

Running off the organization line, Wildes beat Englewood Democratic Municipal Chairman Phil Meisner 2,675 to 1,504 – a margin of 1,171 votes – in a contentious and nasty primary.

Incumbent Frank Huttle is not seeking re-election to a fourth term.

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