The election is over. The people have spoken and elected two new council representatives, re-elected one current councilwoman and a new mayor. I respect our system of democracy but it would be very remiss of me to not say that I am equally disappointed in the low turnout by Paterson voters on Election Day.
As my husband and I stood with a throng of people last night waiting for election results, I scanned the audience, and I thought to myself this is what Paterson is currently, a multitude of various ethnic people. I was proud to be among them as I gazed at a cross cultural group – Black,…
I want to take opportunity to congratulate mayor-elect Andre Sayegh on his awesome election night victory and for running a campaign to unite all Patersonians. His message of One Paterson resonated with the electorate.
I want to give all praises to the Most High for granting me the opportunity to write this letter. Secondly, I want to congratulate all of the winners on their respective victories last night. I also want to congratulate all candidates for running. I know how much work it takes to stand in front of…
Election messaging is very important for candidates in any race. Identifying the most effective way of reaching the constituents is critical, therefore, I find it concerning when I receive mailings with negative campaigning attacking other candidates.
I was in the room when the historic moment took place. The moment I’m referring to was the moment when Dr. Lamont Repollet, New Jersey Commissioner of Education, gave his recommendation for the Paterson Public School District to be returned to local control.
The importance of Tuesday, May 8th 2018 to everyone who lives in the City of Paterson cannot be overstated. Voters will choose a new Mayor and three new Council Members at Large. The stakes for everyone could not be higher.