Voters in a handful of cities and cities throughout New Jersey will go to the polls Tuesday in elections to pick out mayors and council members.

In Paterson, the race for mayor is contentious. Candidates are difficult Mayor Andre Sayegh on his report, with charges of violent crime within the metropolis spiking lately. Two of the challengers face expenses of voter fraud in a metropolis that’s no stranger to political corruption. Sayegh gained election 4 years in the past on his third attempt. For a brand new mayor, he labored rapidly to solidify his ties to the larger Democratic group. He has obtained endorsements from celebration bigs like Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Ninth), Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez, and Gov. Phil Murphy.