was a 2011 Democratic
candidate for District 31 of the New Jersey State Senate
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011
Alston ran in the 2011 election for New Jersey Senate District 31. He was defeated by Democratic incumbent Sandra Cunningham in the primary on June 7, 2011. Republican candidate Donnamarie James ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 8, 2011.
|New Jersey State Senate District 31 Democratic Primary, 2011
|Sandra Cunningham Incumbent
| Bruce Alston
On April 14, 2011, Alston was arrested by Jersey City police for three outstanding warrants. Alston said the warrants were for fines amounting to $1,950 and were more than a dozen years old. He blamed the arrests on a political ploy to smear his campaign.
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, "2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2014
- ↑ Jersey Journal, "State senate candidate Bruce Alston picked up on outstanding warrants, Jersey City cops say," April1 14, 2011
- ↑ Jersey Journal, "Senate candidate Bruce Alston of Jersey City arrested on three warrants more than a dozen years old, pays $1,950 in fines, and blame for the incident on "the machine" April 15, 2011