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Baillie, Wolkowitz Elected to Madison Borough Council

Democrats win three-year seats on the governing body.

Baillie, Wolkowitz Elected to Madison Borough Council

Madison voters elected Democrats Astri Baillie and Benjamin Wolkowitz to three-year seats on the Madison Borough Council, beating Republicans John Hoover and Carmen Pico, according to unofficial results.

Preliminary results, not counting provisional ballots, showed Baillie, a former councilwoman, and Wolkowitz, receiving 3,149 and 3,123 votes, respectively. Hoover and Pico received 2,854 and 2,728 votes, respectively.

"I'd like to thank the people of Madison for their support, and I look forward to working on behalf of everyone in Madison," Wolkowitz said.

Hoover said he and Pico set out to do the best job campaigning they could, ran an honest campaign and enjoyed a tremendous amount of support. Hoover, the Board of Health president, said he will try to stay involved volunteering for the borough to make a difference.

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