Councilman Alex Mendez has been campaigning hard for next year’s mayoral race. His large campaign signs dot houses on both sides of Park Avenue. This has led some of his detractors to cite an outdated and invalid municipal ordinance to allege the at-large councilman is breaking local law.
Former public safety director Glenn Brown failed to properly label a short web video promoting his mayoral candidacy. His three-minute video features the candidate sitting for a haircut to talk about the issues that ail the Silk City.
Councilman William McKoy, who is serving his fifth term on the city council, announced his run for mayor in front of a large crowd at Eastside Park on Saturday evening. He joins a growing field of people interested in succeeding indicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres.
Five vehicles that had rear windshield clings showing overt support for councilman Alex Mendez’s mayoral run had their tires slashed and ads defaced, according to the at-large councilman.
More than two months after forming an exploratory committee, former public safety director Glenn Brown on Friday announced his candidacy for the 2018 mayoral race.
Former public safety director Glenn Brown announced a possible run for mayor on Wednesday morning.
It seems that voters in Paterson have a difficult time actually researching candidates before choosing who to elect. For the most part it’s mostly based on party affiliation more than the quantifiable results the candidate has produced prior to seeking office. In November 2016, 10,000 Paterson voters came out to elect a school board member…