A Hudson County judge has ordered a recount of the mail-in and provisional ballots cast in last month’s Bayonne Board of Education election.
The Dec. 3 order signed by Superior Court Judge Peter Bariso mandates a recount is completed at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Hudson County Board of Elections in Jersey City. Bariso’s order was issued after Leo Smith, the district’s former business administrator who came in fourth place in the school board race, filed a petition seeking a recount on Nov. 21.
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By the end of election night, Smith held a 19-vote lead on incumbent Ava Finnerty for the third and final spot on the nine-member...