JEFF JONES BECOMES NEW PATERSON MAYOR

Jeffery Jones was sworn in as the new mayor of Paterson, NJ, today, vowing change and a more open government.

Jones was a long-shot in a three-candidate race, and defeated entrenched incumbent Joey Torres, shocking everyone with the huge upset on Election Day.

Jones, 52, became the city’s 45th mayor. He spoke to the hundreds of people who poured onto Market Street to watch the inaugural festivities beneath the midday summer sun.
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