A primary election is being held today in Lakewood, NJ, for seats on the local governing body.
The race for Township Committee will determine which candidates will run in November’s general election.
Two of the five seats on the committee are up for election. Eight candidates are running.
Mayor Ray Coles is seeking reelection on the Democrat side. His running mate is Moshe Raitzik. They are being challenged by lifelong Lakewood resident David Gruman.
On the Republican side, incumbent committeeman Michael D’Elia is running with Michael Berman. They are being challenged by Yosef Travis, Avraham Sharaby and Aaron Hirsch,