[Updated to include all provisional ballot counts] In a heavily contested election in Hopewell Township, incumbents John Hart and Todd Brant…
are facing a challenge from Democrats Kristin McLaughlin and Michael Ruger. With 12 of 12 districts reporting, MercerMe is reporting a possible split result, with John Hart leading the vote count, and newcomer McLaughlin edging out Republican Brant.
FINAL: The totals including vote by mail ballots were:
- McLaughlin 4,880
- Hart 4,812
- Ruger 4,639
- Brant 4,519
The results would continue a split Republican/Democratic committee, with the Democrats picking up a seat and now holding a 4 – 1 majority.