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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet The Democratic Candidates for Newark Mayor

Friday, May 09, 2014

Two Democrats are candidates in a fierce race to be the next mayor of Newark. Election Day is Tuesday, May 13. First, Shavar Jeffries, former Assistant Attorney General, talks about his background and platforms for how to fix Newark's financial issues, high crime rate, and educational challenges. Then, Ras Baraka, city councilman representing the South Ward of Newark , talks about his background and policies and makes his case for being the next mayor of Newark.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Guide to the Newark Mayoral Race

Friday, May 02, 2014

Two Democrats are campaigning to be the next mayor of Newark. Sarah Gonzalez, reporter for New Jersey Public Radio and Clement Price, Professor of History at Rutgers University and City Historian of Newark talk about the issues in the race between Ras Baraka, a municipal councilman, and Shavar Jeffries, a professor at Seton Hall University. The election is on May 13th.

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