WATCH: The INSIDERNJ Interview with Newark South Ward Councilman John Sharpe James (VIDEO)
NEWARK – South Ward Councilman John Sharpe James wants another tour of duty as the South Ward representative, and to that end occupies a critical position on the Mayor Ras Baraka slate in the May 8th nonpartisan race.
Looking to stare down a challenge by Terence Bankston, James rallied supporters Saturday morning on Hawthorne Avenue before going to a second campaign-related event. InsiderNJ caught up with Councilman James and asked him about his record, the new Murphy Administration and what it means for Newark, and running for reelection with Baraka.
Part of that interview can be seen below:
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Terrance L. Bankston, Candidate for South Ward Councilperson, challenged current South Ward Councilman, John Sharpe James, to a debate live on Fox 5 and UPN 9-
Contact the councilman’s office and forward the link to him directly, via email … ask him to accept the challenge.
Office Phone: 973-733-3753
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the city’t link to a portal that sends emails to his office. https://www.newarknj.gov/members/john-s-james
Day Office Contact Number (at Job with the County of Essex): 973-581-2834