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  Wantage Township
Name Republican Party Control
Votes3 (100.00%)
Margin3 (+100.00%)
Term01/01/2021 - 01/01/2022
Town Government
  Mayor  William "Bill" Gaechter 4 21 +100.00%
  Deputy Mayor  Ronald "Ron" Bassani 4 21 +100.00%
  Committee  Republican Party Control 3 20 +100.00%

% Of Total VotesOfficeWantage Township WinnerYrWantage Township Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race
0.15% President   Donald Trump 20 4,503 67.82% +26.42%
1.54% NJ - District 05   Frank Pallotta 20 4,242 65.04% +19.40%
5.12% NJ Assembly 24   Parker Space 19 1,785 39.08% +4.50%
5.14% NJ State Senate 24   Steven V. "Steve" Oroho 17 1,991 66.32% +5.29%

Township DETAILS
Parents > United States > New Jersey > Counties > Sussex  
Established February 21, 1798
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMr. Matt
Last ModifiedNew Jersey Politico August 22, 2021 01:09pm
Description Incorporated on February 21, 1798, Wantage Township was named for Wantage, England and is located in the Kittatinny Valley. Unincorporated communities, localities, and place names located partially or completely within the township include Beemerville, Colesville, Hanford, Lake Neepaulin, Lake Rutherford, Lewisburg, Libertyville, Martins, Mount Salem, Papakating, Plumbsock, Quarryville, Rockport, Roys, and Woodbourne. Rivers and streams in Wantage are tributaries in the Wallkill River watershed, and include Papakating Creek, West Branch Papakating Creek, Neepaulakating Creek, (dammed to create Lake Neepaulin,) and Clove Brook (dammed to create Clove Acres Lake.) The township completely surrounds Sussex borough and borders the municipalities of Frankford Township, Hardyston Township, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Sandyston Township, and Vernon Township in Sussex County; and Greenville and Minisink in Orange County, New York. Public school students in kindergarten through eighth grade attend the schools of the Sussex-Wantage Regional School District while ninth through twelfth grade public school students attend High Point Regional High School.



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Pty Amount % Yr Chg As Of Contributor
R 4,160 48.39% +6.42% Jun 08, 2021 New Jersey Politico
I 2,901 33.74% +5.68% Jun 08, 2021 New Jersey Politico
D 1,536 17.87% +9.21% Jun 08, 2021 New Jersey Politico


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 21, 2021 05:00pm News Judge voids Wantage [NJ] land deal, finds ex-mayor, Land Use Board chair 'tainted' process  Article New Jersey Politico