Vicari, Dela Cruz Win Primaries

Ocean County Administration Building (Photo by Chris Lundy)

OCEAN COUNTY – An incumbent freeholder will be defending his seat against a former Lacey committeewoman in the November election.

Ocean County Freeholder Joseph Vicari won 19,839 votes and the Republican nomination, over Jenny Heinz, who won 6,042 votes. There were 54 write-ins.

Helen Dela Cruz ran unopposed to represent the Democrats, and won 13,260 votes. There were 27 write-ins.

These figures come from Ocean County. They are unofficial figures until they are certified.