Four of the five local elections happening Tuesday will be uncontested races.
In Wyckoff, Mayor Rudy Boonstra is running for reelection. No Democratic nomination was made for his seat on the township committee.
Three seats are open on the Wyckoff School District Board of Education. Two incumbents, Samir Taneja and Christopher Della Pitra, and one newcomer, Nicholas Mamola, are running to fill the open seats. At the Board’s last meeting, President Rob Francin noted that Danielle Swenson decided not to seek reelection, but thanked her for her service to the Board.
In Franklin Lakes, Republicans Ann Swist and Joseph Cadicina are running for two open seats. There are no Democratic challengers for the two positions.
For the regional Ramapo Indian Hills School District, two board of education seats are open. Two candidates – current Board President Lynn Budd, and incumbent Thomas Bunting, are running in Wyckoff, and one incumbent – John Butto – is running in Franklin Lakes.
Locally, there is only one contested election. Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Franklin Lakes Board of Education.
Tuesday’s election has been highlighted by the state offices up for grabs, namely the gubernatorial race between Republican Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono. Also on the ticket, you’ll see races for state senator, members of the General Assembly, Sherriff, members of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, and two public questions.