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Democrats Sweep Brick Council Race, No GOP Candidates Elected

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Campaign signs for the Democratic (left) and Republican candidates in Brick, 2015. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Campaign signs for the Democratic (left) and Republican candidates in Brick, 2015. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township Democrats scored a major, sweeping victory in township council races Tuesday night, with the entire slate of Democratic candidates besting their GOP rivals by a nearly two-to-one margin.

The ticket of incumbents Jim Fozman and Andrea Zapcic, joined by newcomers Arthur Halloran and Lisa Crate, claimed a resounding victory over Republicans Frank Pannucci, Jr., Michael Conti, Martin Ebert and Charles Bacon.

The highest vote-getter was Andrea Zapcic, the lowest was independent candidate (and former Democrat) Bob Moore.

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With all 57 Brick districts reporting, according to the Ocean County Clerk’s office, the following results were returned:

Red Signifies Winners

Council:

Pannucci – 3,477
Ebert – 3,765
Conti – 3,783
Bacon – 3,602
Zapcic – 7,201
Crate – 7,031
Fozman – 6,868
Halloran – 6,866
Moore – 1,387