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Al Abdelaziz Collecting Signatures for 6th Ward Council Seat

June 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Following Juan “Mitch” Santiago’s May request to be appointed to the seat, local activist Al Abdelaziz has become the second candidate to make his interest in the position currently held by Mayor-Elect Andre Sayegh known.

Sayegh will vacate the 6th Ward council seat upon being sworn in as mayor on July 1. The remaining members of the Paterson City Council, ...

As Paterson School Move to Local Control Five Seats on Board of Education Expected to be Contested in November

PATERSON, NJ- With a new mayor and three new members of the Paterson City Council set to take office on July 1 local voters can now turn their eyes to the future make up of the Paterson Board of Education.

Four of the nine seats on the Board are up for election on November 6, and a fifth seat is expected to become vacant when current Commissioner Flavio Rivera is sworn in to the city ...

Former Council Candidate Files Complaint Against Councilman Velez

PATERSON, NJ- A former, and aspiring, candidate has filed a civil complaint with the Paterson Police Department against one of the city council members he’d sit beside if his bid is successful.

Juan “Mitch” Santiago, who finished sixth in the 14-candidate field in the May 8 contest, has accused 5th Ward Councilman Luis Velez of spreading "untruths" about him ...

Former Candidate Seeks Appointment to Soon to Be Vacated Council Seat

PATERSON, NJ- Less than a week after votes were counted declaring Andre Sayegh the victor in an, at times, contentious election, at least one person is making his interest known in the 6th Ward Council seat that will become vacant with Sayegh’s ascension to Paterson’s highest office on July 1.

In a letter to Mayor Jane Williams-Warren and the current members of the ...

Tuesday is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the June 5 2018 Primary Election

PATERSON, NJ - Residents are reminded that the last day to register to vote in the June 5, 2018 primary is Tuesday May 15. 

Other important dates in the 2018 election cycle are: 

May 15 – Primary – Voter Registration Deadline

May 29 – Primary – Vote by Mail deadline

June 5 – Primary Election

October 6 – General ...

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