Results Now in for All Six Fire Districts

Patch.com has obtained results from two districts from which election results could not be obtained over the holiday weekend.

GloucesterTownship.Patch.com now has results from Saturday's elections for all six of the township's fire districts.

The results remain unofficial until all mail-in votes are counted. Patch will report any changes to unofficial results that may arise due to the vote-by-mail counts.

Patch was unable to obtain results from the Blackwood and Blenheim races Saturday night.

In , three men were seeking two three-year terms on the board.

In that race, incumbents Michael R. Jones and Michael A. Cristella received 51 and 44 votes, respectively, while challenger Peter Simone received 31 votes.

John C. McCann, who ran unopposed to complete the remaining two years of an unexpired term, received 60 votes.

Blackwood district voters who went to the polls Saturday approved a tax levy of $1,086,220 by a vote of 56-10.

In , where there were no contested commission races, voters who went to the polls approved a tax levy of $296,781 by a 35-9 vote.

Incumbents Thomas Jowett and Laura Paffenroth received 38 and 30 votes, respectively, in their uncontested races for three-year seats on the district's board of commissioners.

Below is a recap of results from the other four fire districts, as reported by Patch late Saturday:

: Challenger Nicholas J. Ritz defeated incumbent Craig R. Watkins, 314-119, for a three-year term and voters approved a $1,632,130 tax levy by a vote of 227-126.

Erial: The incumbents swept this race. George Brown (293 votes) won a three-year seat, Rich Annacone (290) and Joe Chew (271) won the final two years of unexpired terms, and Jim Kibelstis (267) won the final year of an unexpired term.

Erial voters approved a $1,183,143 tax levy by a vote of 254-158.

: Voters returned Howard Brooks to his commission seat in an uncontested election, and approved a $280,800 tax levy.

: Incumbent Joseph DiGrazio defeated challenger James Bonnette Sr. for a three-year term, 162-38.

Voters approved a tax levy of $1,348,434 by a vote of 136-65.


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