Tri-Boro voters seemed to favor a Republican choice for president during Tuesday's general election.
Of Kinnelon's 7,463 registered voters, 3,216 voted for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney while 1,626 voted for President Barack Obama. In Butler, 1,734 residents voted for Romney and 1,363 voted for Obama while in Bloomingdale, 1,704 voted for Romney and 1,569 voted for Obama.
In 2008, the majority of tri-boro voters chose a Republican candidate for president, according to the New Jersey Department of State. In Kinnelon, 3,638 voters chose John McCain and 2,105 voters chose Obama. Butler voters seemed to favor McCain by only a few hundred votes with the Republican candidate receiving 1,968 votes to Obama's 1,561 votes and in Bloomingdale, McCain received 2,077 votes while Obama received 1,732 votes. But New Jersey, overall, has favored a Democratic candidate in the past five presidential elections.
LIVE 2012 ELECTION RESULTS
*Note: Results are unofficial, as indicated by municipal clerks.Race Democratic Candidate Results Republican Candidate Results Kinnelon Council N/A -- Dan O'Dougherty 3,154 N/A -- Carol Sventy 3,184 Butler Council N/A -- Robert Meier 1,734 N/A -- Robert Fox 1,837 Bloomingdale Council Michael Sondermeyer 2,003 Jo-Ann Pituch 1,083 Richard Dellaripa 1,888 Michele Siek 1,109
Board of Education RacesRace Incumbent Results Other Candidate Results Kinnelon Board of Education Keith Dama 1,501 Brian T. Davin 1,593 Katie Stylianou 2,749 N/A -- N/A -- Mike Petruccelli 2,752 Butler Board of Education Matt Lee 1,596 N/A -- Heather Grecco 1,737 N/A -- Michael Puglise 1,642 N/A -- Beata Beaudoin 1,628 N/A -- Julie Ruighaver 1,130 Vito A. Morgese 715 Bloomingdale Board of Education Lauren Grecco 978 James Schalago 722 Thomas Kroncke 516 Robert Bloodgood 735 John Pituch 647 N/A -- N/A -- Charles Caraballo 773
Local Public QuestionQuestion Yes No Bloomingdale: Should the Recreation and Open Space Establishment (ROSE) Fund tax rate be reduced to 1.4 cents per $100 of assessed valuation from the current rate of 2.5 cents per $100 of assessed valuation? 1,047 1,360