PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two Plainfield residents met the Sept. 4 deadline for Independent candidates to submit new nomination petitions to fill a vacancy for the general election.

The County Clerk's office has confirmed that Brenda L. Gilbert and Ronald Johnson, Jr. will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election.

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Gilbert and Johnson will challenge Elton Armady, who was appointed in June to the citywide at-large seat vacated by Rebecca Williams for the balance of the term, which ends on Dec. 31, 2020. is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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