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On Nov. 4, Barrington voters will have an opportunity to vote for candidates for three school board positions and two borough council seats. But the outcome of the elections are all but certified already.
For the two council positions, two candidates were nominated: current council president Kirk Popiolek and Ernest Rink, the father of former mayor John Rink. Councilman Robert DelVecchio chose not to run again, and no nominations were made by the Republican Party.
Similarly, three candidates are on the ballot for the three school board seats: Incumbent Jennifer Schuster and newcomers Martin J. Schoettler and Kelli Martone. Incumbents D. Wayne Alexander and Susan McMichael chose not to run again.
In countywide races, three candidates are vying for the County Clerk position: incumbent Democrat Joseph Ripa, Republican challenger Caren Sokolow and independent candidate Fernando Powers; and five candidates are in the race for two freeholder positions: incumbent Democrats Louis Cappelli and Scott N. Mc Cray, Republicans Teddy M. Liddell and Kimone Smith, and independent Gary C. Frazier.
In the race to replace resigned U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, five candidates were nominated: Democrat Donald W. Norcross, Republican Garry W. Cobb and independents Donald E. Letton, Robert Shapiro and Scot John Tomaszewski.
For U.S. Senator from New Jersey, there are seven candidates: incumbent Democrat Cory Booker, Republican Jeff Bell and independents Antonio N. Sabas, Jeff Boss, Joseph Baratelli, Eugene Martin La Vergne and Hank Schroeder.
New Jersey residents wishing to vote Nov. 4 must be registered by Oct. 14.