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Elections

May 10, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – While election results remain unofficial, incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh appears to be headed to a second four-year term, along with Council President Maritza Davila, Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms, and MD Forid Uddin “The voters have spoken,” Sixth Ward Councilman Al ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh is headed to a second 4-year term, according to unofficial election results. In Tuesday’s contest Sayegh defeated Alex Mendez, Michael Jackson, Luis Velez, and Aslon Goow. Councilwomen Maritza Davila and Dr. Lilisa Mimms were also re-elected with ...

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PATERSON, NJ – As Election Day continues, Sixth Ward Councilman Al Abdelaziz, a supporter of Mayoral Candidate Mayor Andre Sayegh, held a walk around the Sixth Ward to encourage residents to vote. “The last four years we have accomplished a lot,” Abdelaziz said. “We resurfaced the Sixth Ward, we ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Though serving on a male dominated city council, neither Council President Maritza Davila nor Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lilisa Mimms have struggled to make their voices heard. Both powerful forces, the two are both on Tuesday’s ballot seeking to maintain their seats, and both were ...

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PATERSON, NJ – In the heart of the Fifth Ward, Councilman Luis Velez, shooting for the Mayor’s Office for the first time, is out handing flyers to any passing Patersonian.  Velez, like other candidates on Election Day, is feeling very confident about the race.  “I think the work I have done, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Never shy about articulating his very strong opinions, First Ward Councilman Mike Jackson is making his second run at mayor and believes that the work he has done already is the strongest part of his election effort.  “I feel very optimistic,”Jackson told TAPinto Paterson. “The ...

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PATERSON, NJ – It’s Election Day in Paterson and candidates are out and about making one last push to win over voters.  Mr. G’s Diner continues to be the place to congregate not only during the week, but on Election Day as well. During an early morning tour of the city Mayor Andre Sayegh did ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Today is Election Day in Paterson. Polls opened at 6:00 a.m. and will remain open until 8:00 p.m.  Click here to find your polling location

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PATERSON, NJ - FMBA Local 2, the union that represents Paterson’s rank and file firefighters has endorsed incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh in his bid for re-election. Election Day is Tuesday.  “The job of a firefighter is about being part of a brother and sisterhood. It's having faith and trust ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Residents in a handful of New Jersey municipalities will decide who will lead their towns for the next four years by voting in nonpartisan municipal elections on May 10.  New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV), the political voice for the environment, is making ...

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PATERSON, NJ –  The 10 candidates seeking three seats on Paterson's City Council squared off in a pair of forums Wednesday night.  Those running for Council-at-Large are Gilman Choudhury, Council President Maritza Davila, Dr. Melissa Baralt, Sonia Deliz, Jeyss Abreu, Mark Fischer, Casey Melvin, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson's mayoral candidates had a chance to share their visions for the city at a forum held at City Hall on Tuesday. Some of the topics that were discussed included, but weren’t limited to, COVID response, marijuana, housing, the DeJesus family, employment, developers, taxpayers’ ...

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PATERSON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and former Paterson Mayor Jane Williams-Warren have both  announced on  their endorsements of Mayor Andre Sayegh for re-election on May 10th. “Since taking office, Mayor Sayegh has led the City of Paterson with integrity and purpose," Murphy ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Incumbent Mayor Andre Sayegh has a lead in the May 10 election, at least according to a poll from TargetSmart commissioned by his campaign.  The recent poll of likely voters in Paterson’s upcoming mayoral election was conducted between March 22 and March 29 and shows Sayegh ...

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TRENTON, NJ - With local elections fast approaching, Governor Murphy signed legislation increasing the pay for New Jersey's election workers.  Elections workers will now be paid $300 per day, up from $200. The bill also appropriates $7,000,000 to the Department of State.    “Election workers ...

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PATERSON, NJ – After being caught under fire for his petition submissions, Third Ward Councilman Alex Mendez spoke out about the allegations made against him at the City Council meeting on March 29. “You are all aware that Andre Sayegh has been trying to take me out of this race in ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Things got tense at the Paterson City Council meeting on Tuesday when one resident spoke to the council during the public portion. During his allotted time Haytham Younes, went on to talk about the Mayoral election and made it clear that he was in full support of Mayor Andre ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council has approved an ordinance authorizing early voting in this May’s municipal election. The Ordinance allows for an early voting period three days before the election at six locations in Paterson. Currently, it has not been decided where in each Ward the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A prominent New Jersey law firm, on behalf longtime Paterson resident Vincent Iannacone has filed a letter with the Paterson City Clerk's Office objecting to Third Ward Councilman Alex Mendez’s petitions for nominations as a candidate for Mayor in the May 2022 election. The letter ...

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PATERSON, NJ - In what some political strategists may consider a win in the early stages of the 2022 race for mayor of Paterson, incumbent Andre Sayegh drew the top ballot position on Monday. With nearly 25 people: candidates, supporters, and others watching, Paterson City Clerk Sonia Gordon ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Former mayor of Paterson, Joey Torres was charged on Friday with criminal contempt for launching a new mayoral campaign in violation of a court order stemming from his 2017 conviction for conspiracy to commit official misconduct, Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A leading Paterson Democrat has requested that the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) investigate what he believes is a lack of appropriate paperwork filed by Third Ward Councilman, and mayoral candidate, Alex Mendez. ELEC is an independent governmental agency ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council advanced an ordinance authorizing early voting in this May’s municipal election, at their Tuesday Regular meeting. If approved at their March 22 meeting, the Ordinance will authorize an early voting period for the election in accordance with the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council is expected to vote on an Ordinance authorizing early voting in this May's municipal election. The approval of the Ordinance will authorize an early voting period for the election in accordance with the provisions of the Early Voting Act. Some members of ...

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PATERSON, NJ – David Gilmore,Paterson's director of Community Improvement, an outspoken critic of the Sayegh Adminstration and the recipient of of sexual harassment charges in late 2021, has announced that he is no longer running for mayor. “I’ve had some soul-searching to do in regards for my ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Republican Organization selected their 2022 candidates on January 15. Former Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald is set to run for Passaic County Sheriff, along with PBA President, Alex Cruz and Ringwood Attorney, William Marsala who are seeking seats on the Passaic ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Members of the Paterson Board of Education have signaled their desire to keep their elections in November.  On Thursday they passed a resolution reaffirming the motives of the body in 2013 when the elections were initially moved to November to coincide with the General Elections.

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PATERSON, NJ - While the last round of Congressional Redistricting pitted Congressman Bill Pascrell against one of his longtime colleagues to keep the seat, the redrawn 9th District that goes into effect for the 2022 election was left largely unchanged.  On Wednesday, saying he was excited by ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson City Council President Maritza Davila is celebrating her 50th birthday on Sunday by hosting a birthday fundraiser at the Brownstone.  “After I got COVID I wanted to do a big celebration,” Davila said. “Fundraising is important. It isn’t the only thing because at the end ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Ending speculation that she could seek higher office in 2022, Councilwoman-at-Large Dr. Lillisa Mimms announced Wednesday that she will run for reelection to the seat she has held since 2018.  "Serving the community that I've been born and raised in has been a great blessing, and ...

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