Trenton mayoral election to be decided by June 10 runoff

 The majestic side of Trenton City Hall, which has a newer entrance in the back. (Alan Tu/WHYY)

The majestic side of Trenton City Hall, which has a newer entrance in the back. (Alan Tu/WHYY)

A runoff election will be needed to determine Trenton’s next mayor. None of the six candidates secured at least 50 percent of the vote. The top two vote-getters Eric Jackson and Paul Perez will face-off in a June 10 contest. The winner will succeed Tony Mack, who was convicted on corruption charges in February.

The unofficial results of the six mayoral candidates (NJ.com)

Eric Jackson – 30 percent

Paul Perez – 21 percent.

Walker Worthy – 15.04 percent

Jim Golden – 15.05 percent

Bucky Leggett – 9 percent

Kathy McBride – 8 percent

The city’s acting mayor, George Muschal, did not run in this election. Muschal took over in February after Mayor Mack was removed from office. Mack is scheduled to be sentenced today.

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