Newark, New Jersey municipal elections, 2014

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The city of Newark, New Jersey held elections for mayor and city council on May 13, 2014.[1] A runoff took place on June 10 in the West and Central Wards. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in the election was March 10, 2014.[2] All nine of the city council seats were up for election -- four at-large seats and one seat from each of the five wards.

Councilman Ras J. Baraka won election as mayor. Council incumbents Anibal Ramos, Jr., John S. James, Augusto Amador, Carlos M. Gonzalez and Mildred C. Crump won re-election, while Joseph A. McCallum, Jr., Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins, Mayor Luis Quintana and Edward Osborne won election to the council. Darrin S. Sharif was defeated in his re-election bid.

Mayor

Candidate list

Note: Incumbent Luis Quintana did not run for re-election.
May 13 General election candidates:

Election results

Newark Mayoral General Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRas J. Baraka 54.1% 24,358
Shavar D. Jeffries 45.7% 20,593
Write-in 0.2% 106
Total Votes 45,057
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results

City council

Candidate list

North Ward

May 13 General election candidates:

South Ward

Note: Incumbent Ras J. Baraka did not run for re-election.
May 13 General election candidates:

East Ward

May 13 General election candidates:

West Ward

Note: Incumbent Ronald C. Rice did not run for re-election.
May 13 General election candidates:

June 10 Runoff election candidates:

Central Ward

May 13 General election candidates:

June 10 Runoff election candidates:

At-large (4 seats)

May 13 General election candidates:

Elections results

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Newark City Council, North Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnibal Ramos, Jr. Incumbent 71.9% 5,780
Luis M. Lopez 24.8% 1,995
Pablo R. Olivera 3.2% 256
Write-in 0.1% 7
Total Votes 8,038
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results
Newark City Council, South Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn S. James 71.8% 6,588
Jarmar Bass 6.7% 619
Yvonne D. Garrett Moore 5% 460
Brian K. Logan 13.1% 1,202
Uju Chiemelu 1.3% 119
Joanne Miller 2% 184
Write-in 0.1% 8
Total Votes 9,180
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results
Newark City Council, East Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAugusto Amador Incumbent 53.5% 2,239
James Parrilo 6.5% 271
Jonathan Seabra 20.8% 869
Omar A. Nieves 5.8% 244
Luis Correira 13.1% 549
Write-in 0.3% 12
Total Votes 4,184
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results
Newark City Council, West Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph A. McCallum, Jr. 26.1% 1,624
Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia J. Bradford 21% 1,303
Robert Kevin Waters 17.9% 1,114
Anton Wheeler 3.9% 245
Sheila Montague 6.1% 380
Anthony R. Higgins 3.7% 233
Maryam Bey 15.2% 943
Rashawn Davis 5.8% 363
Write-in 0.1% 9
Total Votes 6,214
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 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
Newark City Council, At-large, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMildred C. Crump Incumbent 16.2% 16,065
Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos M. Gonzalez Incumbent 10.4% 10,355
Green check mark transparent.pngLuis Quintana 14.3% 14,223
Green check mark transparent.pngEdward Osborne 10.4% 10,305
Louis Shockley 1.4% 1,356
Patrick Council 9.5% 9,399
Juan Arias 1.5% 1,482
Dosso Kassimou 1.2% 1,164
Calvin Wayde Souder 2% 1,949
Marques Aquil Lewis 1.5% 1,518
Alturrick Kenney 2.2% 2,219
William Ramos 3.7% 3,705
Wilfredo Caraballo 8.8% 8,736
Carlos Cruz Jimenez 1.7% 1,697
Terrance L. Bankston 2.6% 2,615
Lynda Lloyd 8.8% 8,681
Cesar A. Vizcaino 1.4% 1,392
Carlotta Hall 2.2% 2,222
Write-in 0.1% 97
Total Votes 99,180
Source: Essex County Clerk's Office - 2014 Election Results

Newark City Council, West Ward, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph A. McCallum, Jr. 67.5% 1,754
Patricia J. Bradford 32.3% 840
Write-in 0.2% 5
Total Votes 2,599
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 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

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