Former councilman Alex Mendez remained on top after a manual recounting of the ballots in the 3rd Ward race on Monday.
Former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman, who lost by eight votes in the 2nd Ward race this month, filed for a recount on Wednesday.
Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly’s vote-by-mail ballot was rejected in this month’s Paterson municipal election, voting records show.
Longtime councilman William McKoy has filed a recount petition in the New Jersey Superior Court on Friday challenging the outcome of the hotly contested 3rd Ward race.
Former councilman Alex Mendez has unseated five-term incumbent councilman William McKoy in the City Council ward elections.
Incumbents Michael Jackson, Shahin Khalique, Ruby Cotton, Luis Velez, and Al Abdelaziz won re-election in the City Council elections on Tuesday night.
Early results in the six Paterson ward elections has Michael Jackson, Shahin Khalique, Alex Mendez, Ruby Cotton, and Luis Velez leading.