Incumbent councilwomen Lilisa Mimms and Maritza Davila successfully won re-election in Tuesday’s municipal elections. Challenger Forid Uddin, who ran for public office for the first time, also captured an at-large council seat.
Incumbent mayor Andre Sayegh is leading in the Paterson mayoral race as ballots continue to be counted. However, Sayegh’s campaign declared victory on Tuesday night at the Brownstone House.
The city’s voters will decide who holds the mayor’s office and three at-large City Council seats today.
A man, who served as an intern in mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration, allegedly collected petitions for the incumbent’s campaign.
Former councilman Aslon Goow ripped into incumbent mayor Andre Sayegh over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in the City Hall mayoral debate on Monday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh has been using the Paterson emergency mass notification system to promote himself, according to more than a hundred robocall recordings reviewed by the Paterson Times.
Senator Cory Booker came under fire on Thursday for endorsing incumbent Andre Sayegh in Paterson mayoral race.