Eatontown’s Republican Councilman Mark Regan Jr can thank disgruntled Democrats for his reelection victory.
Regan defeated Democrat Mariel Hufnagel by 6 votes in the recounted tally completed on Monday.
Democrats Dee Slattery and James David lost the July 7 Democrat primary to Hufnagel and general election top voter getter, Danielle Jones.
Slattery received 11 write-in votes in the general election, according to the Monmouth County Board of Elecions. David received 4 write-in votes.
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