AS USUAL, RUMSON STICKS WITH THE GOP

By JOHN T. WARD

Continuing longheld tradition, Rumson voters stuck with the Grand Old Party in electing council members Tuesday.

Democrat Philip Wagner won less than 16 percent of the 5,103 votes cast, vastly outpolled by incumbent Republicans Mark Rubin and Frank Shanley.

Here are the results as reported by the Monmouth County Clerk as of 10:45 p.m., with all votes counted:

Borough Council Rumson Boro
6/6 100.00%
Under Votes 999
Over Votes 0

Vote Count Percent
REP – Mark E. Rubin 2,059 40.32%
REP – Frank E. Shanley 2,235 43.76%
DEM – Philip Wagner 809 15.84%
Write-In 4 0.08%
Total 5,107 100.00%