The city’s largest Hispanic community raised its flag at City Hall over the weekend ahead of the 29th annual Dominican parade.
Two men are running for mayor Andre Sayegh’s old seat in the 6th Ward, according to the City Clerk’s Office.
Former mayoral candidate Pedro Rodriguez resigned from his municipal job on Wednesday citing potential future adverse employment action from his once rival and now mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration.
Former mayoral candidates Pedro Rodriguez and Alex Mendez, bitter rivals in the municipal elections, have set aside their differences to back four candidates in the 18-person school board race in November.
Disgraced mayor Jose “Joey” Torres supported a full slate of candidates in the May municipal elections, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
The super PAC that hounded Andre Sayegh’s opponents in the six-man mayoral race, sending out a number of unflattering mailers, spent $137,904, more than Michael Jackson and William McKoy combined, to get the mayor elected to office.
Former councilman Alex Mendez spent $67,077 in the city’s mayoral race, according to his belated 11-day pre-election campaign finance report filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.