Mayoral candidate Alex Cruz, who has been fighting to prove he has lived in Paterson for a year to qualify for a mayoral run, will remain on the ballot for May. His eligibility was formally challenged by city resident Yanet Santana.
Mayoral candidate Alex Cruz’s children attend the Passaic Valley Regional High School – which serves residents of Little Falls, Totowa, and Woodland Park — while he continues to claim residency in Paterson.
Detective Alex Cruz, whose eligibility to run for office in Paterson continues to be questioned, has secured the endorsement of his colleagues in the police force.
A city resident has filed a formal challenge to police union president Alex Cruz’s candidacy in the upcoming mayoral election relying on the findings of a private investigator.
The municipal clerk cannot disqualify police union president Alex Cruz, who changed his voting address from Little Falls to Paterson last July failing to meet the one-year residency requirement, from the mayoral race, according to city officials.
Detective Alex Cruz described himself as a “change agent” vowing to curb crime and provide cleaner streets during his campaign kickoff in front of a packed audience at the Brownstone on Wednesday night.
The members of the Paterson police union will take a mandatory vote on Friday while picking up their pays checks to select a candidate for mayor.