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.
A third recount is being sought in the heavily contested 2nd Ward election that was decided by a single vote following two recounts.
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.
Incumbent Shahin Khalique fended off a challenge from his arch rival former councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman by a razor thin margin of eight votes in the City Council ward elections.