PLAINFIELD, NJ - The deadline to file a petition for nomination as a candidate in the Primary Election for both Democrats and Republicans was 4 p.m. today, April 1. Plainfield residents will vote on June 4 to fill two city council positions with a four-year term currently held by Barry Goode and Cory Storch.
According to the municipal clerk’s office, Bridget Rivers and Terri Briggs-Jones will challenge incumbent Goode, who won his seat in 2015, for Council At-Large, First & Fourth Wards. Rivers, a former councilwoman, is running under the slogan “Progressive Democrats of Plainfield.” Briggs-Jones is running under “Democrats United for Progress.”
Sean McKenna, running as “People First Democrats,” will challenge Councilman Storch in the Second Ward. Storch, who is completing his fourth term, said his top priority this year is a property tax reduction in a recent blog post.
The names of those filing for 68 two-year Democratic City Committee seats are not yet available, according to the municipal clerk's office.
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