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Republicans Sweep Ramsey Council Elections

Incumbents win by a sizable margin

Republican councilmembers Deirdre Dillon and William Jones easily won reelection to their third terms of the council Tuesday, according to unofficial results counted by borough hall Tuesday.

The duo beat out Democratic challengers Lou Moore and Kelly Van Horn.

Abour 67.4% of Ramsey's 10,333 registered voters turned out to vote in the election. 

Dillon was the highest vote-getter of the group. Jones was the second highest. He beat out the third highest, Van Horn, by over 1,000 votes.

Joe Verdone also won a seat on the council Tuesday. Verdone was running to fill the two-year unexpired term he was appointed to in August. Though his opponent, Scott Stahlmann, withdrew from the race last month, he received over 2,000 votes.

Here's a breakdown of how Ramsey residents voted, by district:

COUNCIL                         Dillon  398  568  594  297  594  561  496  443  -    -    3,951 Jones  368  525  545  274  535  525  487  418  -    -    3,677 Verdone  369  536  577  299  556  532  508  426  -    -    3,803 Moore  285  325  300  180  330  373  268  155  -    -    2,216 Van Horn  309  348  324  157  346  397  263  167  -    -    2,311 Stahlmann  291  329  294  140  317  390  244  156  -    -    2,161 Write-In  -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -  
John Ralston Durland November 07, 2012 at 06:11 PM
The surprise is that any Democrat would run.
Zhu Zhu Petals November 08, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Ramsey needs democrats. We are way too one sided, party wise. Lou Moore is a super smart guy who would be great for Ramsey. Shame...
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