PATERSON, NJ - According to unofficial returns provided by the County of Passaic, and with 98.53% of the votes counted, Christopher Irving, Alex Mendez and Kenneth Simmons appear to have won seats on the Paterson Board of Education, defeating Alveria Spencer, William Connolly, Nelly Celi, and Juan Sosa.

Mendez finished first with 2,199 votes, followed by Simmons with 1,622 and Irving with 1,572.  Spencer came in fourth with 1,444 votes, followed by Celi with 1,165, Sosa with 1,029 and Connolly with 674.

More information will be published as it becomes available.