Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms aggressively pushed to fill the vacant 3rd Ward seat on the City Council over the past three weeks.
Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms has been lobbying behind the scenes to get Vivian Gaines, a retired school administrator, appointed to the vacant 3rd Ward seat on the City Council.
The 3rd Ward City Council seat will remain vacant until someone is elected on November 3.
Passaic County assignment judge Ernest Caposela on Wednesday morning ordered a new election to be held on November 3 for the 3rd Ward City Council seat.
President Donald Trump cited widespread voter fraud in Paterson, again, to attack mail-in voting during a briefing at the White House Rose Garden on Tuesday.
Nearly a hundred people stood behind councilman-elect Alex Mendez across the street from City Hall on Wednesday afternoon protesting a court ruling that stopped their candidate from assuming the 3rd Ward seat.
With rain clouds over head, councilman Michael Jackson, charged with voter fraud last week, was sworn in for a second full-term on Wednesday afternoon.