PATERSON, NJ- Less than a week after petitions to get on the May ballot were made available, 24 candidates have signaled their intent to run for office
According to the City Clerk’s office those candidates are:
Domingo “Alex” Mendez
Chauncey I. Brown, III
Justin M. Rucker
Juan “Mitch” Santiago
Douglas L. Maven
Other candidates may emerge as several individuals are still believed to be considering runs of their own.
Candidates must collect and turn in 815 signatures of Paterson voters to the City Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on March 5, 2018 to appear on the ballot.
Voters may only sign the petition of one candidate running for Mayor, and the petitions of up to three candidates running for Council-At-Large.
Voters will got to the polls on Tuesday, May 8.