Parlavecchio: East performing better than in local elections

NEWARK – The East Ward – homeof the Ironbound and the smallest ward in Newark – is performing above expectations early, according to veteran East Ward Democratic leader Joseph Parlavecchio.

"We have a major, major GOTV operation," Parlavecchio told PolitickerNJ.com."The tally was 1,800 at noon, which is ahead of your typical mayoral andand local council election, which turns out 3,200 in the East at the end of the night.

"Remember," added the East Warder,"this is a blue collar community, people are working today, and the majority of them who will vote will come andvoteafter 5 o'clock." Parlavecchio: East performing better than in local elections