By Ricardo Kaulessar
Photo of Mayor -Elect Jimmy Davis by Ricardo Kaulessar
Photo of Mayor Mark Smith and Team by Steve A Mack
James Davis walked into the Villa Maria restaurant in Bayonne on Tuesday night like the conquering hero, with hundreds of supporters cheering him on as soon as he entered the place.
There was good reason for the elation as Davis won the mayoral runoff election in his hometown over the incumbent Mark Smith by a 51% to 49% margin as of election night.
Davis greeted the numerous tired and sweaty followers like himself who were energized by seeing their leader give his victory speech.
“Tonight we enjoy but tomorrow we get to work,” said Davis to raucous applause. “It’s going to take everybody in this city to change this city, whether they voted for us or against us.” Continue reading BAYONNE ELECTS A NEW MAYOR