All seven members of the Clifton Metropolis Council, together with longtime Mayor James Anzaldi, are operating for re-election in November.
13 candidates, together with six challengers, filed to run for four-year council phrases by Tuesday’s Four p.m. deadline, based on town clerk’s workplace.
In Clifton, the mayor is chosen from among the many council members, with historically the council member getting probably the most votes within the municipal election awarded the submit.
Anzaldi was elected to the council in 1978 and have become mayor in 1990. He was the highest vote-getter within the 2014 election.
“I at all times say this: I am operating for a seat on the council. Regardless of the folks say is okay,” he mentioned.
The opposite council members submitting for re-elections are Peter T. Eagler, William F. Gibson, Raymond Grabowski, Steven Hatala Jr., Joseph B. Kolodziej and Lauren Murphy.
Steven Goldberg, Rosemary Pino, Frank C. Fusco, George Silva, Mary Sadrakula and Malvin Frias-Asencio are the six challengers.
Municipal elections in Clifton are non-partisan, that means that political events play no formal function.
Election Day is Nov. 6.
The mayor is paid $4,500 yearly, whereas the opposite council members obtain $4,000.
Clifton is the 10th-largest municipality in N.J. and residential to about 85,000, based on the American Neighborhood Survey.