Skip to comments.Paterson, NJ, to hold new election in City Council race marred by voter fraud charges
Posted on 08/20/2020 1:38:09 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
PATERSON, N.J. A judge has ruled that a new election will be held in November for a disputed Paterson City Council seat, just weeks after the race's apparent winner and a sitting councilman were charged with voter fraud.
State Superior Court Judge Ernest Caposela issued his ruling Wednesday.
Alex Mendez had won a special election on May 12 to fill the seat, but claims of voter fraud were soon raised. An investigation was then launched after the U.S. Postal Service's law enforcement arm told the state attorney general's office about hundreds of mail-in ballots located in a mailbox in Paterson, along with more found in nearby Haledon.
Ultimately, the Passaic County Board of Elections decided not to count 800 ballots cast in the race.
Voter fraud charges were brought in June against Mendez, Paterson Council Vice President Michael Jackson and two other men: Shelim Khalique, of Wayne, and Abu Rayzen, of Prospect Park. An attorney for Councilman William McKoy, who had been defeated by Mendez, then successfully sought an injunction that barred Mendez from being sworn into office.
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Only a fraction of Novembers criminal activities to be executed by the lefties
Nation wide fraud coming
Fixed it ...
I heard there was a 164% turnout.
Thats better than North Korea and Vinezuela, whats the problem?? /s
Sounds like a bunch of white supremacists. /s
Oh c’mon man, the MSM tells us there’s no such thing as voter fraud.
sounds like all are your typical DIM loser criminal politician.
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