Mobley Defeats Saxton in Hillside Runoff Election

WELCOME: Bollwage greets Salters.

WELCOME: Bollwage greets Salters.

In a runoff election yesterday in Hillside, challenger Chris Mobley defeated incumbent Councilwoman Salonia Saxton by a 2-1 margin.

Mobley had the support of Hillside Democratic Committee Chairman Anthony Salters.

According to a source close to Hillside politics, the victory by Mobley improves the chances of Mayor Angela Garretson – up for reelection in 2017 – to work with the council.

Mobley Defeats Saxton in Hillside Runoff Election