Paterson Ward One Race: Spencer Lands Top Ballot Position

Alveria Spencer drew the top sot.

Alveria Spencer drew the top sot.

PATERSON – The five candidates in the special Ward 1 election this afternoon learned their ballot positions.

Conducting the ballot drawing in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, Acting Clerk Sonia Gordon first withdrew the name of Alveria Spencer. She’ll have the prime Number 1 ballot spot.

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Michael Jackson Number Two.

Bernard Jones, Jr. Number Three.

Manny Martinez, Jr. Number Four.

Veronica Ovalles Number Five.

The candidates are vying to replace disgraced Councilman Anthony Davis, bagged last year on bribery charges.

The winner of the special election this November will run as the incumbent in next year’s May nonpartisan elections.

Martinez, right, and Ovalles.

Martinez, right, and Ovalles.

 

Paterson Ward One Race: Spencer Lands Top Ballot Position