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Jersey City mayoral election, 2009

 

Jersey City mayoral election, 2009

Jersey City mayoral election, 2009

May 12, 2009

 
Candidate Jerramiah Healy Louis Manzo L. Harvey Smith
Party Democratic Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 19,000 8,059 [1] 3,958 [1]
Percentage 53% [2] 26% [2] 12%[3]

 
Candidate Dan Levin Phil Webb
Party Independent Nonpartisan
Popular vote 1,704 [1] 680 [1]
Percentage 5.6% [3] 2 %

Mayor before election

Jerramiah Healy
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Jerramiah Healy
Democratic

The 2009 Jersey City non-partisan mayoral election occurred on May 12, 2009. Incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy (Democrat) won re-election. Former Mayor Bret Schundler (Republican) was going to run, but dropped out in January 2009 for financial reasons. Healy needed a 51% vote to hold off a second round (like the 2004 and 2005 elections). Healy won the election with 53% vote against 4 other candidates. The voter turnout was only 30,658.[3]

Contents

  • Democratic candidates 1
    • Announced 1.1
  • Republican candidates 2
    • Declined 2.1
  • Independent Candidates 3
    • Announced 3.1
    • Declined 3.2
  • References 4

Democratic candidates

Announced

Republican candidates

Declined

Bret Schundler, former Mayor (1992–2001) [7]

Independent Candidates

Announced

  • Dan Levin, Activist and founder of CivicJC [8]

Declined

References

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=481480
  2. ^ a b http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/politics/090512_Mayor_Healy_Declares_Victory_in_Jersey_City
  3. ^ a b c http://www.jerseycityindependent.com/2009/05/13/election-09-healy-wins-two-council-seats-head-to-runoff/
  4. ^ http://www.nj.com/news/jjournal/jerseycity/index.ssf?/base/news-7/1232695519250030.xml&coll=3
  5. ^ http://www.politickernj.com/matt-friedman/26230/l-harvey-smith-run-mayor-jersey-city
  6. ^ http://www.politickernj.com/matt-friedman/25979/manzo-will-run-jersey-city-mayor
  7. ^ http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2009/01/bret_schundler_drops_out_of_je.html
  8. ^ http://onejerseycity.org/
  9. ^ http://www.politickernj.com/matt-friedman/25938/fulops-decision-not-run-could-stir-mayoral-race
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