Vote for Municipal Candidates

The following is a list of municipal candidates listed by the Monmouth County County Clerk as running for seats on local governing bodies as of Sept 10, 2021. The General Election will be held November 2, 2021. Early voting is available at select locations between October 23-31, 2021. See the Monmouth County Elections website for more information. If the candidate is running on a party line, it is listed after their name:

GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Monmouth County
2021 General Official List of Municipal Candidates

ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP 9/10/2021
MAYOR – Full Term – Vote for One
William Sullivan (R) Republican
Fred Tagliarini (D) Democrat
COUNCILMEMBERS-AT-LARGE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Michael Vail (R) Republican
Michael MacDermott (R) Republican
Margaret Montone (D) Democrat
Joseph Martucci (D) Democrat

ALLENHURST BOROUGH – non-partisan – May
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

ALLENTOWN BOROUGH BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
Michael C. Drennan (I) Allentown First Committee


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ASBURY PARK CITY – non-partisan – Nov.
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
James P. Murphy (R) Republican
Ellen Y. O’Dwyer-Woods (R) Republican
Brian Dougherty (D) Democrat
Lesley Angela D’Almeida (D) Democrat
Morgan Spicer (I) Bring Back Balance
Zachary Brown (I) Bring Back Balance

AVON BOROUGH – non-partisan – Nov.
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

BELMAR BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for One
Jodi Kinney (R) Republican
Gerald A. Buccafusco (D) Democrat

BRADLEY BEACH BOROUGH – non-partisan – Nov.
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

BRIELLE BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Frank A. Garruzzo (R) Republican
Paul K. Nolan (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
J.P. Bartolomeo (R) Republican
Frank G. Rizzuto (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

DEAL BOROUGH – non-partisan – May
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

EATONTOWN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
David Gindi (R) Republican
Everett D. Lucas (R) Republican
Mariel S. Hufnagel (D) Democrat
Coleen Burnett (D) Democrat
Jasmine Story (I) Eatontown Independents
Dee A. Slattery (I) Eatontown Independents

ENGLISHTOWN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Daniel Francisco (R) Republican
William M. Lewis, Jr. (R) Republican
Sean Atterbury (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

FAIR HAVEN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Tracy Cole (R) Republican
Elizabeth “Betsy” Koch (R) Republican
Robert Gasperini (D) Democrat
Sonja Trombino (D) Democrat

FARMINGDALE BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Kaaren L. Corallo (R) Republican
Patricia A. Linszky (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

FREEHOLD BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Sharon C. Shutzer (D) Democrat
Annette Jordan (D) Democrat

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Anthony J. Ammiano (R) Republican
Thomas L. Cook (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

HAZLET TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
James “Skip” McKay (R) Republican
Tara Corcoran-Clark (R) Republican
Carrie Virgilio (D) Democrat
David Personette (D) Democrat

HIGHLANDS BOROUGH – non-partisan – Nov.
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Leo Cervantes (I) Right Time, Right Choice
Karen Chelak (I) Right Time, Right Choice
Melissa Cavaluzzi (I) All Hands on Deck for Highlands
Melanie Henley Heyn (I) All Hands on Deck for Highlands
Richard W. O’Neil (I) Residents First
Michael J. Warren (I) Residents First

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for One
Rocco Impreveduto (R) Republican
Rahul Diddi (D) Democrat

CHARTER COMMISSIONER- Vote for Five
Janet M. Berk (I)
Gerald Buffalino (I)
Kin Gee (I)
C. Zachary Gilstein (I)
William D. Kastning (I)

HOWELL TOWNSHIP
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

INTERLAKEN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Michael Delia (R) Republican
Michael DeSarno (R) Republican
Margaret A. Maloney (D) Democrat
Leonard Blasucci (D) Democrat

KEANSBURG BOROUGH – non-partisan – May
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Unexpired Term – Vote for One
Michael W. Donaldson ( I )

KEYPORT BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL-Full Term-Vote for Two
Rose P. Araneo (R) Republican
Ronald G. Peperoni, Jr. (R) Republican
Matthew Goode (D) Democrat
Dennis Fotopoulos (D) Democrat

LAKE COMO BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL-Full Term-Vote for Two
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Christopher D’Antuono (D) Democrat
Heather Albala-Doyle (D) Democrat

BOROUGH COUNCIL-Two Year Unexpired Term-Vote for One
NO NOMINATION MADE ( R)
Peter Ventrice (D) Democrat

LITTLE SILVER BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Christian M. Smith (R) Republican
Stephanie Brannagan (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

LOCH ARBOUR VILLAGE – non-partisan – May
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

LONG BRANCH CITY – non-partisan – May
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

MANALAPAN TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for One
Barry Jacobson (R) Republican
Bashir Mohammad (D) Democrat

MANASQUAN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Lori A. Triggiano (R) Republican
Brian G. Holly (R) Republican
Jason “Jay” A. Bryant (D) Democrat
Charles Kelly (D) Democrat

MARLBORO TOWNSHIP
COUNCILMEMBERS-AT-LARGE – Full Term – Vote for Three
Antoinette DiNuzzo (R) Republican
Michael Milman (R) Republican
Juned Qazi (R) Republican
Jeff Cantor (D) Democrat
Scott Metzger (D) Democrat
Carol Mazzola (D) Democrat

MATAWAN BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Charles Ross (R) Republican
Melanie S. Wang (R) Republican
Nicolas Reeve (D) Democrat
John Lazar (D) Democrat

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for One
Tony Perry (R) Republican
Rocky Rios (D) Democrat

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Two Year Unexpired Term – Vote for One
Kimberley Kratz (R) Republican
Nicholas Babcock (D) Democrat

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Tara Zabrosky (R) Republican
Eric Davis (R) Republican
Raymond D. Dothard, Jr. (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

MONMOUTH BEACH BOROUGH – non-partisan – May
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

NEPTUNE CITY BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term-Vote for Two
Dana A. Farley (R) Republican
Scott Dellett (R) Republican
John J. Pietrunti (D) Democrat
David H. Calhoun (D) Democrat

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Gary Moll (R) Republican
Kevin F. Sheehan (R) Republican
Michael Brantley (D) Democrat
Nicholas Williams (D) Democrat

TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – One Year Unexpired Term – Vote for One
Shannon Kelly (R) Republican
Tassie D. York (D) Democrat

OCEAN TOWNSHIP – non-partisan – Nov.
NO MUNICIPAL OFFICES

OCEANPORT BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
William Deerin (R) Republican
Michael O’Brien (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

RED BANK BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Kate L. Triggiano (D) Democrat
Jacqueline Sturdivant (D) Democrat
Suzanne Viscomi (I) People Over Party

CHARTER COMMISSIONER – Vote for Five
Nancy Facey-Blackwood (I)
Thomas R. Wieczerzak (I)
Scott Broschart (I)
John L. Jackson (I)
Jesse Garrison (I)
Benedict Forest (I)
John Gosden (I)
Michael R. DuPont (I)
Mark Taylor (I)
Aimee Humphreys (I)
Kathryn Okeson (I)

ROOSEVELT BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Jason Whittington (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Robert Atwood (D) Democrat
Steven Macher (D) Democrat

BOROUGH COUNCIL – One Year Unexpired Term – Vote for One
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

RUMSON BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
John J. Conklin, III (R) Republican
Sarah H. Pomphrey (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

SEA BRIGHT BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Erwin W. Bieber (R) Republican
William J. Keeler (R) Republican
Marc A. Leckstein (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

SEA GIRT BOROUGH
MAYOR – Two Year Unexpired Term – Vote for One
Donald E. Fetzer (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Alan J. Zakin (R) Republican
Maria Richman (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

BOROUGH COUNCIL – One Year Unexpired Term – Vote for One
Bryan Perry (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

SHREWSBURY BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Donald L. Eddy, Jr. (R) Republican
Daniel R. Levy (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

SHREWSBURY TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for One
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Lynda Lettice (D) Democrat

SPRING LAKE BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Kathleen McDonough (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (R) Republican
Syd Whalley (D) Democrat
Robert Drasheff (D) Democrat

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Leonard Capristo (R) Republican
Sara King (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

TINTON FALLS BOROUGH – non-partisan – Nov.
MAYOR – Full Term – Vote for One
Ellen J. Goldberg (I) Your Voice In Our Community
Michael S. Miles (I) Balance For The Borough
Brock Siebert (I) Committed To Our Community
Vito Perillo (I) Fiscal Responsibility, Safety and Leadership

COUNCILMEMBERS-AT-LARGE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Mitchell Kulberg (I) Your Voice In Our Community
Fatima P. Urcioli (I) Balance For The Borough
Julio C. Seda, III (I) Balance For The Borough
John A. Manginelli (I) Fiscal Responsibility, Safety and Leadership
Lawrence A. Dobrin (I) Fiscal Responsibility, Safety and Leadership

UNION BEACH BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL – Full Term – Vote for Two
Albin J. Wicki (R) Republican
Eileen Woodruff (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for Two
Stephen J. Alexander (R) Republican
Robert Faber (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

WALL TOWNSHIP
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE – Full Term – Vote for One
Timothy J. Farrell (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat

WEST LONG BRANCH BOROUGH
BOROUGH COUNCIL-Full Term-Vote for Two
Steven Cioffi (R) Republican
John M. Penta, Jr. (R) Republican
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat
NO NOMINATION MADE (D) Democrat


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