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.
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.