BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Republican candidates for Bridgewater Township Council Allen Kurdyla, Howard Norgalis and Filipe Pedroso thanked voters for their re-election in the 2021 race.
“I want to thank the constituents of Bridgewater for the honor of re-electing me. I make the same commitment that I have made since my first election to Council in 2004. Serve faithfully, honestly and do my best on your behalf,” Norgalis said.
“I really appreciate the support of the Bridgewater community for my re-election to Council. Our team Norgalis, Kurdyla and Pedroso felt it was important to focus on accomplishments during our tenure. Our common goal is to provide the services Bridgewater needs to support our infrastructure, improve transparency and support our policing service, ”said Kurdyla.
“I have lived in Bridgewater since 1978 and love Bridgewater. I am honored and touched to have the support of my community and to represent it on the Board. Campaigns are a team sport. We had a fabulous team, led by our campaign manager Maggie Cucci, and so many others, so I would like to express my thanks to everyone for working so hard, while some suffered personal attacks and never lost. their concentration. A big thank you to the team and to everyone in Bridgewater. The strength of a community is its people, and Bridgewater is second to none. Howard, Allen and I will continue to work hard to keep Bridgewater affordable, safe and amazing, ”said Pedroso.
Kurdyla, Norgalis and Pedroso dominate Democratic challengers Jill Gladstone, Jennifer Feigley and Saad Toor, unofficial results show.
Here are the unofficial results on Thursday, according to Bridgewater Township Town Clerk Linda Doyle and Somerset County (* designates incumbent):
Pedroso also criticized the campaign led by Gladstone, Feigley and Toor.
“The Democrats in Bridgewater waged the most negative attack campaign in our town’s history, focusing on personal attacks without any meaningful messages about what they would do for Bridgewater. I am proud that the Norgalis team Kurdyla Pedroso stayed on the message, focused on our achievements of achieving Somerset County’s lowest municipal tax rate, implemented a comprehensive and strong 5-year road plan to fix our roads, fight for our quality of life by opposing overdevelopment and our unwavering commitment to our security by supporting our law enforcement… these are the issues that truly concern the constituents of Bridgewater, ”said Pedroso.
Kurdyla also discussed plans for his next term.
“For me, the immediate future is to ensure that the infrastructure plan as proposed is completed within the five-year schedule, in addition to working on a plan that will benefit all residents of Bridgewater for Camp Cromwell. how proud I am of Bridgewater having the lowest tax rate in Somerset County, I believe that while this is a significant benefit, my priority is to provide the services that are the responsibility of municipal government ”, said Krudyla. “As I move forward, I still think about and respect Bridgewater’s past history, our town has changed dramatically from the time my family chose to move here. The future will be marked by more changes, I intend to remember the values of the past, related to the quality of life, while adapting to the ever-changing future. I have always recognized my responsibility to represent all residents of Bridgewater, our residents create a community that should be respected and appreciated by all. While thanking those who voted for me, I also thank others for contributing to the Democratic process and for sharing the American Dream. “
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