New election set for Hoboken

A Superior Court Judge today ordered that the two parties in Campos v. Zimmer reach a consent agreement in their post election municipal election standoffin Hoboken.

That means former Councilman Christopher Campos and, as or today, former Councilwoman Dawn Zimmer, the woman who squeaked out a victory over him in June, arescheduled to go head-to-head again.

The special election is scheduled for Nov. 6th.

Zimmer served two months on the council before meeting Campos’ challenge today in a court of law and agreeing to relinquish her seat in the interest ofa decisivecontest. The pair have already been through two mano-a-mano elections, including the runoff in June, which Zimmer narrowly won with the difference maker coming by way of absentee ballots. Campos’ main challenge post-runoff involved the Zimmer campaign’s collection of absentee ballots.

New election set for Hoboken