Re: Symes / Solomon runoff

Posted by neverleft on 2017/12/9 17:03:51
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Ward E race lovelier the second time around: Political Insider

Updated 3:09 PM; Posted 7:07 AM
By Agustin C. Torres The Jersey Journal

The focus of my last two columns were on the Ward E runoff race between two relatively new Jersey City residents more interested in running for office than putting down roots. Now we ask: "Who can say what brought us to this miracle we've found?"

Several ward runoff battles were mildly interesting but the true contest was the clash of the two Democratic Party trained candidates, Rebecca Symes and James Solomon. It was difficult to pick a winner. My mistake was attending a debate for all Downtown council candidates. Symes, 36, and Solomon, 33, stood out from the pack. Opponent Jake Hudnut coming in a shade behind by exhibiting his strident dislike for the administration as well as matching socks and tie in a bid to standout. This ward sparked my interest.


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