The state has yet to receive 29-day pre-election campaign finance reports from 7 of the 19 people running in the city’s municipal elections, according to New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) records.
The three candidates for the city’s challenged 4th Ward discussed increasing police presence by utilizing special police officers, limiting expansion of liquor establishments, increasing recreational opportunities for young people, reducing reliance on state aid, and the impact of the mayor’s policies in the ward at Thursday afternoon’s candidate forum at the council chamber.
Candidates running in the city’s 4th, 5th, and 6th Wards discussed issues impacting young people in the Silk City such as recreation, street violence, and youth curfew at the Paterson Youth Council forum on Thursday evening.
Challenger Della Fischer told about three-dozen supporters on Thursday evening her main goal is to rebuild the city’s 4th Ward community.
Three candidates were certified to run in the 4th Ward race on Monday afternoon, according to the city clerk’s office.