On one side, incumbent Councilman Ravi Bhalla is seeking to get the gears going for a third term on Mayor Dawn Zimmer's at-large council ticket this November. She'll be his special guest Tuesday night as they begin the long road to November.
On the same evening, Councilman Michael DeFusco celebrates a year as the First Ward Councilman with a fundraiser of his own to no small amount of speculation. Originally billed with special guest Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and a big announcement, the glue came apart when the neighboring mayor suddenly withdrew when the event became news raising more than a few eyebrows.
Was a fuse shorted or are developers and unions open to rallying behind a dark horse candidate for mayor this November?
|Councilman Mike Defusco is the subject of speculation|
on a bid to take on Mayor Zimmer this November.
In 2015, he was on the mayor's council slate.
That was then; this is now.
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