ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The candidates have been selected for the June 3 election.
While the Borough of Roselle has only a few people running, the list for Roselle Park is much more extensive, including the selection of a new mayor. Therefore, The Alternative Press of Roselle/Roselle Park will post the complete list for Roselle Park seats under the photos section.
In a press release submitted by the Roselle Park Democratic Team, they announced that Carl Hokanson, Roselle Park Council President, had been nominated as the Roselle Park Democratic Committee's candidate for Mayor. Charlene Storey 2nd Ward Councilman, as the Democratic candidate for Councilwoman at Large, and Eugene Meola, former 1st Ward Councilman, is running to regain his former seat.
“I’m honored and pleased to do it. I’m going whole-hearted and my goal will be to put out the truth. As I will be retiring by this time next year, I will be a full-time mayor. Somebody who’s going to be out there to walk the businesses and take on the hard challenges. I have no hidden agenda," Hokanson said on accepting the nomination.
"I'm delighted to be part of such a strong team," said Storey. "We need honest and hard-working candidates who will put aside petty ambitions and internal party politics to concentrate on what's best for the borough.
"Meola added, "Roselle Park deserves council members who will work hard for the borough. We'll give 100 percent."
Candidates for the Borough of Roselle:
Roselle Counsel: 1st. Ward
Yves Aubourg - (Current Counsel President)
Roselle Counsel: 3rd Ward
Randy Sandifer (incumbent)
County Committee: Ward 4, District 1
See photos for the complete list of Roselle Park candidates.