Ballot Question No. 2 the election item of suspense, Gardiner makes valiant battle against huge odds
The polls are closed and the real question in this race for Hoboken will be the results on Ballot Question No. 2. MSV believes that one may be close.
Ballot: Question 1 on gambling expected to pass and has an early lead.
|Public Question #1|
Ballot: Question 2 – the referendum on the rent control ordinance: a likely NO! – FAILS!
Rent control change will stay – city votes 3,349 to 1,563 to keep changes in place, according to clerk’s office.
Hoboken Now reporting: Absentee ballots showed 561 voters chose “No,” to keep the amendments, while 79 voted “Yes” to repeal them.
Freeholder: Kurt Gardiner has taken a district in the Second Ward: the 2-3. Hoorah!
Take that Beth Mason!
Hoboken Freeholder Challenger Kurt Gardiner outspent in the vicinity of 100-1 ran a mostly internet based, viral campaign against incumbent Freeholder Anthony Romano’s $108,000 war chest.
Update: Freeholder starting to come in:
Hoboken Freeholder race:
Final tallies and VBMs not included.
(You can rest assured almost all those absentees also were voting against Kurt Gardiner!)
CONGRATS TO KURT GARDINER ON AN ASTOUNDING RESULT!!
CONGRATS TO REFORM AND ALL OF HOBOKEN FOR AN OUTSTANDING EFFORT!
State Senator Brian Stack, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, Assemblyman Ruben Ramos win their respective races with only nominal opposition.