Newark ballot positions are set for May election

By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
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on March 19, 2014

The City Clerk's Office conducted a ballot drawing for Newark's 2014 election


NEWARK — The signatures are in, the wrangling is over and the ballots are set for Newark's citywide, May 13 election.

A total of 50 candidates will run to lead Newark in its post-Cory Booker era. Today, City Clerk Robert Marasco and Deputy Clerk Kenneth Louis conducted the drawings to determine where the candidates will appear on the ballot.

The breakdown of each office, candidate and ballot position is below. The two mayoral candidates, Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries, each have a slate of eight council candidates running with them. The slates are indicated in parentheses. Incumbents are indicated with an asterisk.

One seat, two candidates

Shavar Jeffries, Line 1A, "All in for Newark
Ras Baraka, Line 2A, "Believe in Newark"

At-large Council Seat
Four seats, 18 candidates, two incumbents

Wilfredo Caraballo, 1B, (Jeffries slate)
Carlos Gonzalez*, 2B, (Jeffries slate)
Lynda Lloyd, 3B, (Jeffries slate)
Calvin Souder, 4B
Juan Arias, 5B
Carlotta Hall, 6B
Cesar Vizcaino, 7B
Luis Quintana (current mayor), 8B
Louis Shockley, 9B
Alturrick Kenney, 10B
William Ramos, 11B
Carlos Cruz Jimenez, 12B
Terrance Bankston, 13B
Marques Aquil Lewis, 14B
Dosso Kassimou, 15B
Mildred Crump*, 16B (Baraka slate)
Patrick Council, 17B (Baraka slate)
Edward (Eddie) Osborne, 18B (Baraka slate)

North Ward

1 seat, 3 candidates

Luis Lopez, 1C, (Baraka slate)
Pablo Oliveira, 2C
Anibal Ramos*, 3C, (Jeffries slate)

East Ward
One seat, five candidates

James Parillo, 1C
Jonathan Seabra, 2C
Omar Nieves, 3C
Luis Correia, 4C
Augusto Amador*, 5C, (Jeffries slate)

West Ward

One seat, eight candidates, no incumbent

Patricia Bradford, 1C
Joseph McCallum, Jr., 2C, (Baraka slate)
Robert Waters, 3C, (Jeffries slate)
Anton Wheeler, 4C
Sheila Montague, 5C
Anthony Higgins, 6C
Maryam Bey, 7C
Rashawn Davis, 8C

South Ward
One seat, six candidates

John Sharpe James, 1C, (Baraka slate)
Jarmar Bass, 2C
Yvonne Garrett Moore, 3C
Brian Logan, 4C (Jeffries slate)
Uju Chiemelu, 5C
Joanne Miller, 6C

Central Ward
One seat, eight candidates

Darrin Sharif*, 1C
Victor Zamora, 2C
Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, 3C, (Baraka slate)
Andre Speight, 4C, (Jeffries slate)
Shawn McCray, 5C
Miguel Arce, 6C
Rafael Brito, 7C
Czezre Adams, 8C

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