the north face nuptse A lot of change expected in Trenton general election
Expect an announcement from Trenton Councilman at large Duncan Harrison regarding his intent to run for mayor, a decision that will deliver flux for city government.
East Ward Councilwoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson could exit should Democrats appoint her to fill the empty chair in the state 15th Legislative District, a vacancy that occurred when Gov. Phil Murphy named Assemblywoman Liz Muoio (D Mercer/Hunterdon) state treasurer. as a House of Representatives member.
Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli of Hopewell Township and West Windsor Councilwoman Ayesha Krishnan Hamilton have officially announced as candidates for Muoio seat although Reynolds Jackson, the Mercer County Democratic Committee chair, ranks allegedly as a frontrunner.
A previous Trentonian report noted that whoever wins the appointment will serve as an unelected state lawmaker for several months. A special election would then be held in November, and the appointed Democrat is expected to run and face a Republican challenger in that election. The Nov. The two term council member has filed an ELEC report and Holly Ward sounded lukewarm about another term during a phone discussion.
Holly Ward leaving would mean only incumbents South Ward Councilman George Muschal, West Ward Councilman Zachary Chester and North Ward Councilwoman Marge Caldwell Wilson seeking reelection.
All three council at large seats could be vacant with a current list of candidates Rachel Cogsville, Lee Ingram, Dwayne Farrior, Elvin Montero, Santiago Rodriguez, Nathaniel McCray and Sherwood Brown potential replacements.
Harris handed Perez a of Petitions Received which confirms his ballot spot in the Tuesday, May 8, 2018 general election. Perez submitted more than the required 390 signatures necessary for a mayoral candidacy.
are putting Trenton and its many peoples first; we need to show that in our bid to assume the municipal reins and we will win the public trust regarding our leadership and efficiency, Perez offered in an emailed statement.