Aug. 30 marks the filing deadline for Jersey City mayor and council

The filing deadline to run for elected office in Jersey City in New Jersey is on Aug. 30. Prospective candidates may file for Jersey City mayor and nine city council seats. All six districts of the city council are up for election as well as the two at large seats and council president. 

The general election is scheduled for Nov. 2. If necessary, a runoff election is scheduled for Dec. 7. 

Jersey City is the second-largest city in New Jersey and the 73rd-largest city in the U.S. by population.

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