GOP newcomers elected, incumbent ousted in Point Pleasant Beach

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Point Pleasant Beach Borough Hall (ANDREW LEPPING/THE OCEAN STAR)

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — Two GOP newcomers, Michael Ramos and Rosa Crowley, on Tuesday were elected to three-year terms on the borough council.

In January, they will take the seats of George “Andy” Cortes, the independent incumbent, who trailed in the race, and Republican Robert Santanello, who resigned in September. No Democrats ran.   

Mr. Ramos, who currently serves as president of the borough board of education, received 1,278 votes, according to unofficial tallies; and Ms. Crowley received 1,229 votes. Mr. Cortes, who has served on the council since 2012, received 732 votes.

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