Fifteen N.J. municipalities holding non-partisan municipal elections today

It’s Election Day in 15 municipalities across the state that hold non-partisan municipal elections. The polls are open from 6 AM to 8 PM.

One of the best races in the state is in Paterson, where two incumbents under indictment for voter fraud in the 2020 election are seeking re-election: Alex Mendez in the 3rd Ward and Michael Jackson in the 1st Ward.

The two were charged shortly after the election with casting a massive number of illegal vote-by-mail ballots and are still awaiting trial; Mendez faced additional charges in 2023.

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