Avraham establishes exploratory committee for mayoral run in Trenton

TRENTON – Counselor, author and activist Emmanuel Shahid Avraham today announced his formation of an exploratory committee to run for

TRENTON – Counselor, author and activist Emmanuel Shahid Avraham today announced his formation of an exploratory committee to run for mayor.

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Avraham's team is chaired by former Newark Mayor Ken Gibson, andincludes the membership of Calvin West (chief advisor), Rabbi Mendy Carlebach, and Jersey City Deputy Mayor Kibili Tayari.

"Over the course of the next two months I plan to talk with the residents of Trenton and introduce in some cases, andre-introduce in others, who I am and why I would want to run for mayor," Avraham said in a statement.

The prospective candidate is an ally of Mayor Doug Palmer, who will not pursue a sixth term next year.

Avraham establishes exploratory committee for mayoral run in Trenton