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Linden Councilman Armando Medina Says He Wont Run On the Mayor's Slate 

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Ninth Ward Councilman Armando Medina said he will seek the Democratic nomination for Ninth Ward Council but not on the slate headed by the Mayor. Credits: www.linden-nj.org
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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Councilman Armando Medina announced in a statement this afternoon that he is seeking the Democratic nomination but will not run on the Mayor's slate. 

Medina's second three-year term is up at the end of 2018.

"This June I will seek the Democratic nomination for 9th Ward Council in the City of Linden. It has been my privilege to represent the 9th Ward since 2013," he wrote. 

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"The residents of the Ninth Ward expect independent leadership that above all puts the taxpayer first," Medina said. "A few weeks ago, I announced I would run as part of a team headed by Mayor Armstead. Since then, I have heard from many residents and supporters who have expressed their concern about that decision. Specifically, they felt joining the Mayor's team compromised that independence. "

"After much reflection, I have decided not to run on the slate headed by Mayor Armstead and withdraw my support for his slate" Medina said. "I wish them luck in the June Primary."

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