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Official Results for Special Senate Election in West Essex on Oct. 16

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Monday, November 25, 2013 • 2:52am

WEST ESSEX, NJ - The following information was recently compiled by the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Elections, in regards to the official results from the Oct. 16 Special General Election.

Official Votes for Cory Booker (D) and Steve Lonegan (R)
The highest percentage of votes for Cory Booker came out of Caldwell where the candidate received 52 percent of the votes cast. The lowest percentage of votes for Booker came out of Fairfield, where he received only 29 percent of the votes. The West Essex towns listed in order by the amount of votes for the state winner, Booker, are as follows:
 
  • Caldwell - Booker by 4%
    Booker   833 - 52%
    Lonegan 777 - 48%
     
  • West Caldwell - Lonegan by 6%
    Booker 1,157 - 47%
    Lonegan 1,305 - 53%
     
  • North Caldwell - Lonegan by 12%
    Booker 564 - 44%
    Lonegan 720 - 56%
     
  • Roseland - Lonegan by 16%
    Booker 668 - 42%
    Lonegan 901 - 58%
     
  • Essex Fells - Lonegan by 26%
    Booker 184 - 37%
    Lonegan 308 - 63%
     
  • Fairfield - Lonegan by 42%
    Booker 393 - 29%
    Lonegan 953 - 71%
Number of Registered Voters and Ballots Cast
Roseland led the six towns with the highest voter turnout; 33 percent of its registered voting population cast votes, while only 25 percent of voters in Fairfield came out to choose a candidate. West Caldwell had the highest amount of voters who cast ballots by mail, 6 percent. The West Essex towns listed in order by the percentage of voters who voted, are as follows:
 
  • Roseland
    By Mail - 77 (5%)
    Provisional  -  9
    Total - 1,584 out of 4,837 registered voters (33% voted) 
     
  • Caldwell
    By Mail - 81 (5%)
    Provisional  -  6
    Total - 1,631 out of 5,257 registered voters (31% voted)
     
  • West Caldwell
    By Mail - 155 (6%)
    Provisional  -  5
    Total - 2,485 out of 8,123 registered voters (31% voted)
     
  • Essex Fells
    By Mail - 23 (5%)
    Provisional  -  2
    Total -  497 out of 1,796 registered voters (28% voted)
     
  • North Caldwell
    By Mail - 69 (5%)
    Provisional  -  9
    Total - 1,291 out of 4,909 registered voters (26% voted)
     
  • Fairfield
    By Mail - 61 (5%)
    Provisional  -  4
    Total -  1,355 out of 5,436 registered voters (25% voted)  

 











 

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