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LITTLE SILVER VOTERS ELECT GILMOUR, SCOTT

Voters coming and going at Little Silver Borough Hall Tuesday morning. (Photo by Rebecca Desfosse. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

With 87 percent of the votes counted, Republicans David Gilmour and Richard Scott held off a challenge by former council member Dan Levine in Tuesday’s borough council election.

Scott, who was recruited to fill the vacancy created in September by the death of Councilman Jonathan Bitman, and Gilmour handily won three-year terms.

Donald Galante ran uncontested for a one-year unexpired term.

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NEFF TAKES LITTLE SILVER MAYORAL RACE

ls-votes-110811A voter signs in at borough hall Tuesday. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

election_2011_plainLittle Silver Mayor Bob Neff Jr. coasted to victory over Independent Councilman Dan Levine in the race for the tiny borough’s top job Tuesday, according to the Monmouth County Clerk’s website.

Incumbent Democratic Councilman Dan O’Hern Jr, and Republican Dane Mihlon claimed the two open council seats, leaving Independent Jennifer Pardee a distant third.

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