Governor Phil Murphy’s move to hold solely vote-by-mail ballot elections on May 12 has sent shock waves through the political established in Paterson, shaking up races in several of the six wards.
Nineteen candidates have submitted paperwork to vie for six City Council seats in the May municipal elections.
Council president Maritza Davila is pushing through an ordinance to bar one speaker from yielding time to another at City Council meetings.
Councilman Shahin Khalique was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Don Bosco Avenue in 2010, according to New Jersey State Police and Paterson Municipal Court documents.
Councilman Shahin Khalique’s residence on Sherwood Avenue was in foreclosure in 2019, according to court records.
Fifteen people picked up petitions to potentially run for six up for grabs City Council seats in May of next year.
Mayor Andre Sayegh is facing continued backlash for his administration’s botched sewer reforms that led to big fee increases for ratepayers.