The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) has assessed a $700 penalty against Bernard Jones, Jr, who ran for a City Council seat in 2015, according to documents the state released on Wednesday.
School board member Manny Martinez is heading into the polls on Tuesday with a number of key endorsements.
A number of sample ballots received by 1st Ward voters are missing candidates for Paterson’s city council special election.
It was a no-holds-barred slugfest at the 1st Ward special election forum in city hall on Thursday afternoon.
A majority of the four candidates running in the 1st Ward special election have yet to file their 29-day pre-election campaign finance report, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
1st Ward city council candidate Veronica Ovalles, who collected more than a dozen signatures for mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ recreation tax, is distancing herself from the new tax proposal which seeks to raise $3 million from property owners to support recreation.
After widespread condemnation from the city’s African-American community and her fellow candidates for using the n-word at a community forum, 1st Ward candidate Alveria Spencer announced Saturday afternoon she is pulling out of the November special election.