Incumbent Township Board Wins in West Bloomfield
Township Supervisor wins by less than 300 votes over Democratic Party challenger; Clerk and Treasurer both defeat challengers.
West Bloomfield Township voters have spoken and through the ballot they've said: "Bring back the incumbent Board of Trustees."
With all 25 precincts reporting, Economou Ureste defeated challengers Jonathan Warshay and Robert Egren with 3,614 votes, or 45.4 percent of the total. Warshay finished with 42.7 percent of the total at 3,399 votes and Egren finished with 11.67 percent of the vote.
Shaughnessy defeated challenger Neha Patel with 63.7 percent of the total, or 5,099 votes, to Patel's 36.14 percent.
Of the three offices, the treasurer's race finished with the most total votes. Weingarden finished with 56.64 percent of the total, or 4,592 votes, to incumbent Trustee Gene Farber's 43.21 percent, or 3,503 votes.
Diane Rosenfeld Swimmer emerged from a pool of eight Democrats to challenge for a spot on the board in November with 14.21 percent of the total, or 3,722 votes.
Incumbent Trustees Steven Kaplan (17.75 percent), Howard Rosenberg (15.67 percent), and Larry Brown (14.76 percent) were also voted in over Jeremy Kaplan (13.32 percent), Hartley Harris (8.9 percent), Gerald J. Sukenic (8.09 percent), and Al Zara (7.23 percent).
All winners could take on challengers in the November election. Results are considered unofficial until approved by the county board of canvassers.
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