Trenton City Council moves election date

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Friday, September 18, 2020
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Trenton's mayor and council members will get another six months in office. On Thursday, the city's council voted 5 to 2 to move future city elections from May to November.

TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Trenton's mayor and council members will get another six months in office.

On Thursday, the city's council voted 5 to 2 to move future city elections from May to November.

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The bill's sponsor claims the move will lead to increased voter turnout and an estimated $181,000 in savings.

Trenton was the only municipality in Mercer County holding its city election in May.