Coffey, Welsh, Murphy Win Oceanport BOE Seats
Two newcomers and a former board member win spots in the hotly-contested board of ed race.
The voters in Oceanport have spoken.
Newcomers Jay Coffey, Mike Murphy and former BOE member Tom Welsh came out on top in the school district's board of ed race on Tuesday.
The borough council and Shore Regional terms up-for-grabs this year were uncontested races with Oceanport resident Paul Rolleri winning a term on the high school's board.
The borough council race for two seats was also uncontested, with incumbents staying on for three more years.
Here are the results by numbers:
Oceanport Borough Council
|Candidates (Full Term)
|Gerald R. Bertekap||1,839||
|William J. Johnson||1,865||50.28%|
Oceanport Board of Education
|Candidates (Full Term)||Votes||Percentage|
|Robert L. Huber|| 788
|Thomas Welsh|| 981
|Michael Murphy|| 966
|James C. Kopec|| 320
|John F. Coffey, II||1,082
|John A. Patti|| 478