The 2014 Newark money war begins

The race for cash is on in the 2014 Newark Mayor’s race.

North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos (pictured) leads the way with approximately $275,000 cash on hand. 

Former Assistant Attorney General/AG’s Counsel Shavar Jeffries placed second with $196,000. 

South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka came in third with $4,000 cash on hand.

"It’s not a political environment that’s particularly warm for incumbents, but it looks like Booker has little to be worried about as the campaign season draws to a close."
—Krista Jenkins, poll director and professor of political science, FDU.