Weik earns a second term as Morris first selectman
Morris First Selectman Thomas Weik, right, shakes hands with his challenger, Kevin DeRoehn, after the results of Tuesday's election were announced. BZ photos
First Selectman Thomas Weik is back in the saddle for a second two-year term in Morris after defeating Kevin DeRoehn in Tuesday's election, 555-396.
Selectman Erica Dorsett-Mathews, Weik’s running mate, earned a second term with 530 votes. Selectman Vincent Aiello regained his seat with 420 votes and will serve a third term. DeRoehn, an unaffiliated voter running with the support of the Democratic Party, did not receive enough votes to win a seat as a selectman.
Weik and Dorsett-Mathews capitalized on widespread Republican support and strong support from unaffiliated voters in fighting back a determined challenge by DeRoehn and Aiello.
Thomas Weik gets a hug from his running mate, Selectman Erica Dorsett-Mathews.
Thomas Weik and his wife, Lisa, right, begin celebrating his victory.
Kevin DeRoehn, right, and his running mate, Selectman Vincent Aiello, wait for the voting results to be announced.