Re: Jersey City 2017 Mayor’s Race

Posted by Stringer on 2017/9/11 11:40:40

Jersey City groups to host mayoral, council candidate forums

JERSEY CITY -- Jersey City voters will have about a dozen chances to hear directly from its two mayoral candidates and 35 City Council hopefuls before the Nov. 7 municipal election.

Mayor Steve Fulop, who is seeking a second term, and challenger Bill Matsikoudis will face off for the first time at a Jersey City Together event on the NJCU campus in three weeks. In addition there are at least five mayoral forums scheduled until voters head to the polls on Nov. 7, plus forums for nearly every ward council race and one for the at-large council candidates.

Tuesday Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.: Wards C and D council candidate forum hosted by Jersey City Heights neighborhood groups at School 28, 167 Hancock Ave.

Monday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.: Mayoral candidates will appear at Jersey City Together's fall action event at New Jersey City University's Margaret Williams Theatre, 2039 Kennedy Blvd.

Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.: Mayoral forum hosted by Safe Streets JC at School 11, 886 Bergen Ave.

Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.: Mayoral forum hosted by Jersey City Heights neighborhood groups at School 28, 167 Hancock Ave.

Friday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m.: At-large council forum hosted by the Black Interest Team Enterprise, the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, the Astor Place Neighborhood Association and the Hudson County Young Democrats at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave.

Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.: Ward F council forum hosted by the Black Interest Team Enterprise, the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, the Astor Place Neighborhood Association and the Hudson County Young Democrats at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave.

Saturday, Oct. 14 at noon: Mayoral forum hosted by the New Journal Square Neighborhood Association at the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre, 54 Journal Square Plaza.

Monday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.: Ward E council debate hosted by the Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations at School 4, 107 Bright St.

Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.: Mayoral debate hosted by the Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations at School 4, 107 Bright St.

Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.: Ward A council forum hosted by the Black Interest Team Enterprise, the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, the Astor Place Neighborhood Association and the Hudson County Young Democrats at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave.

Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m.: Mayoral forum hosted by the Black Interest Team Enterprise, the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, the Astor Place Neighborhood Association and the Hudson County Young Democratsn at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave.

http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/20 ... ost_candidate_forums.html


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