Jersey City mayoral election, 2001

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Jersey City mayoral election, 2001
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← 1997 May 8, 2001 and June 5, 2001 2004 →
Candidate Glenn Cunningham Thomas A. DeGise
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 22,232 19,581
Percentage 53.17% 46.83%

Mayor before election

Bret Schundler

Elected Mayor

Glenn Cunningham

The Jersey City mayoral election of 2001 was held on May 8, 2001, with a runoff held on June 5, 2001. Incumbent Mayor Bret Schundler did not run for re-election. Glenn Cunningham was elected, becoming the first African-American mayor of Jersey City.

Election results


Candidate Vote Count Percent
Glenn Dale Cunningham 14,392 38.61%
Thomas A. DeGise 9,008 24.17%
Louis Manzo 7,618 20.44%
Kevin Sluka 3,439 9.23%
Robert Cavanaugh 2,817 7.56%
Candidate Vote Count Percent
Glenn Dale Cunningham 22,232 53.17%
Thomas A. DeGise 19,581 46.83%


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