Jersey City mayoral election, 2009

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Jersey City mayoral election, 2009
New Jersey
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Candidate Jerramiah Healy Louis Manzo L. Harvey Smith
Party Democratic Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 19,000 8,059 [1] 3,958 [1]
Percentage 53% [3] 26% [3] 12%[2]

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

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 c http://www.jerseycityindependent.com/2009/05/13/election-09-healy-wins-two-council-seats-head-to-runoff/
  3. ^ a b http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/politics/090512_Mayor_Healy_Declares_Victory_in_Jersey_City
  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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