HOWELL – The results are in. The vote count for the June 5, 2018 Primary Election for the Republican Howell Township Council members is:
- Pamela Richmond: 1,573 votes
- Thomas Russo: 1,599 votes
- Robert Walsh: 1,520
The vote count was split fairly evenly among the three candidates, Richmond with 33.23 percent, Russo with 33.78 percent, and Walsh with 32.11 percent of the total 4,733 Republican votes. Only .87 percent of votes, or 41 votes, were write-ins.
For the Democratic candidates, the results were:
- John Bonevich: 1,400 votes
- Kristal Dias: 1,418 votes
- Paul Dorato: 1,388
The vote count for the Democrats showed similar results; Bonevich with 33.24 percent, Dias with 33.67 percent, and Dorato with 32.95 percent of the total 4,212 votes. A very small .14 percent, or 6 votes, was write-ins.