Ras Baraka told supporters at his victory party that the results prove Newark is not for sale to the political bosses.
Joey Torres defeated seven other candidates to lead Paterson once again.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city has picked a new mayor, but the state's capital will have to wait until next month to see who'll succeed its convicted former mayor. In Newark, former city councilman Ras Baraka declared victory ...
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Candidates running for mayor in Newark, Paterson and Trenton make a final push before voters head to the polls Tuesday.
The mayoral race in Trenton is nearing its end with six candidates hoping to take over for Tony Mack, who was convicted on corruption charges.
Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries are campaigning with less than a week to go before election day.
There is a crowded field in the Paterson mayoral race with eight candidates vying for the seat to lead the city.
Newark Mayoral Candidate Shavar Jeffries says a tough leader with experience and a great track record is needed to help move the city forward.
The four Democrats and one Republican vying to replace Congressman Rush Holt in the 12th District met for a debate in Trenton.