Passaic County assignment judge Ernest Caposela invalidated 22 mail-in votes in the 2nd Ward election case on Friday morning in a contest that was narrowing decided by just 20 votes.
After hearing arguments on Friday afternoon in 44 ballots former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman’s side is seeking to nullify, Passaic County Superior Court judge Ernest Caposela is expected to render a decision in the drawn-out case in early July.
With five weeks to go before the vote to determine who will lead the City Council for the next year, council members seeking the helm of the governing body have been maneuvering to collect the needed votes to capture the presidency.
After hearing months of testimony from dozens of voters, deputy attorney general Alan Stephens in a brief submitted to the Passaic County Superior Court is suggesting the court reject 22 identified mail-in ballots cast in the 2nd Ward election.
The city’s newest pharmacy touted as the first by the growing local Bangladeshi-American community opened on Union Avenue on Friday afternoon.
Recently I read two letters to the editor, one written by Pedro Rodriguez, a homeowner in the City of Paterson, in which he advised the administration and the city council to revise the strategy of the yearly revaluation of properties because they will prove to work against the homeowners of the City of Paterson.
Former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman’s attorney attempted to convince the judge in the 2nd Ward election fraud trial to admit a recording in which a voter admits to election officials to having voted in the municipal election without residing in the city.