There were few surprises as the results were tallied in the race for three seats on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in which the Democratic party once again swept the GOP.
Six candidates were competing for three openings on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders including: Democrats Alexander Mirabella of Fanwood, who currently serves as chairman of the Freeholder Board; Mohamed S. Jalloh, of Roselle who is finishing up his first term and Bruce H. Bergen of Springfield, who joined the Democratic ticket this year. Republicans challengers included Diane Barabas of Westfield; Stephen Kozlovich of Union and Krzysztof Chris T. Nowak of Cranford.
The Democrats have held complete control of all seats on the board for nearly two decades in Union County.
The following are the results of the Freeholder race:Democrat Alexander Mirabella 96,069 Democrat Mohamed Jalloh 89,704 Democrat Bruce H. Bergen 91,209 Republican Diane Barabas 54,572 Republican Stephen Kozlovich
55,281 Republican Krzysztof Nowak 53,233