In his annual State of the South Ward address tonight, Newark South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka formally entered the 2014 race for mayor.
Baraka unveiled "I believe in Newark" as the official slogan of his campaign.
A source told PolitickerNJ.com that North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos will likely formally get in the race after the school board elections.
A third probable canddiate, former Attorney General Assistant Counsel Shavar Jeffries, has not yet formally announced his candidacy.
The men are vying for the City Hall command chair currently occupied by Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who is running for the U.S. Senate in 2014.
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By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"But things get touchy between LaBarbiera and LoCicero when it comes to taxes, the bete noire of politics in the statewide election bellwether, Bergen County."- PolitickerNJ
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