Five people are vying for the 2nd Ward seat on the City Council in the November 3 special election.
Members of the City Council on Tuesday evening appointed Gilman Choudhury to serve as the 2nd Ward councilman.
Members of the City Council will consider filling the 2nd Ward seat on Tuesday night.
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.
Governor Phil Murphy is issuing an executive order that moves all upcoming elections to coincide with the general election on November 3rd, 2020.
Incumbent Shahin Khalique and challenger Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman were tied in the 2nd Ward race after a fresh recount on Friday.
A judge has ordered a new recount in the messy 2nd Ward election that was decided by a single vote following two previous recounts.