In Westwood, John Birkner, Jr. defeated Gary Conkling in the mayor’s race.
From the Bergen County Clerk’s Office (unofficial machine totals):
|JOHN BIRKNER Jr||749||86.29%|
Politics beat poetry in Rutherford.
Running for mayor of the Bergen County town, Daphne Williams-Fox, the granddaughter of the late poet William Carlos Williams, lost to her Republican Primary opponent, Joseph DeSalvo, Jr.
The unofficial results, from the Bergen County Clerk’s Office:
|JOSEPH DESALVO Jr.||483||78.28%|