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Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins

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Gayle Chaneyfield-Jenkins
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Newark City Council, Central Ward
Incumbent
In office
July 1, 2014 - Present
Term ends
June 30, 2018
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionJune 10, 2014
First electedJune 10, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Newark City Council, At-large
1995-2006
Education
High schoolSister Clara Muhammad High School
Websites
Office website
Gayle Chaneyfield-Jenkins is a member of the Newark, New Jersey City Council, representing the Central Ward. She was elected to the council on June 10, 2014.

Chaneyfield-Jenkins previously served on the council as an at-large member from 1995 to 2006.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Newark, New Jersey city council elections, 2014

Elections for the city council of Newark, New Jersey took place on May 12, 2014. Incumbent Darrin S. Sharif faced Victor Zamora, Shawn McCray, Andre L. Speight, Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, Miguel D. Arce, Rafael A. Brito and Czezre T. Adams for the Central Ward seat. Because no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Sharif and Jenkins - met in a runoff election on June 10, which Jenkins won.[2][3][4]

Newark City Council, Central Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGayle Chaneyfield Jenkins 62.3% 2,283
Darrin S. Sharif Incumbent 37.5% 1,374
Write-in 0.2% 8
Total Votes 3,665
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Runoff Election Results
Newark City Council, Central Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGayle Chaneyfield Jenkins 25.1% 1,726
Green check mark transparent.pngDarrin S. Sharif Incumbent 32.5% 2,236
Victor Zamora 4.4% 306
Andre L. Speight 10% 689
Shawn McCray 15.8% 1,085
Miguel D. Arce 2.9% 201
Rafael A. Brito 6.6% 453
Czezre T. Adams 2.5% 175
Write-in 0.2% 11
Total Votes 6,882
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results

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Preceded by
Darrin S. Sharif
Newark City Council, Central Ward
2014–Present
Succeeded by
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