Newark Elections Collection

About this Collection

The collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to Newark municipal elections, and to Newark involvement in state and national elections. A selection has been digitized mostly focusing on African American and Hispanic American candidates in Newark elections, mostly elections for mayor and city council.

A Dangerous Combination
Flier telling residents to vote against Gibson because he is associated with LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka)
A Shocking Report About the Shame of Newark
Flier for election May 8th for Hugh Addonizio which notes that Newark is top in crime.
Anti Bessie Walker Flier
Flier which says Bessie Walker did not care about Newark residents as a school board member and should not be elected for council.
Anti LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), anti-Gibson Flier
Flier telling residents to vote against Gibson because he is associated with LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka)
As It Is
Flier telling residents to vote against Gibson because he is associated with LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka)
Colleen B. Walton for Mayor
For May 10th election, lists biography and accomplishments and asks for votes.
Compare then Decide (Hank Martinez brochuere)
Brochuere to elect Hank Martinez listing his accomplishments and endorsements.
Cory Booker for Mayor
Brochuere for May 14, 2002 listing Cory Booker's accomplishments
Don Bradley and Gary Harris
Flier to elect Don Bradley South Ward councilman and Gary Harris councilman at large on Nov 7th,
Eddie Osborne Flier
For Nov 4, 2008 election. Flier which states Osborne will bring Obama's change to the Central Ward
Edward Osborne for Central Ward Councilman
Card for Nov 4, 2008 election. "Obama's change in the Central Ward".
Elect Don Bradley South Ward Councilman
For election Tuesday Nov 7. Lists Donald Bradley's biography and accomplishments.
Elect Gayle Chaneyfield Council at Large
Flier for Gayle H. Chaneyfield (date assumed from surrounding material)
Elect Obama President / Elect Bell Central Ward Councilman
For Nov 4, 2008 election, lists Bell's biography and accomplishments.
Elect Ronald Rice Mayor
Brochuere listing Ronald Rice's accomplishments and 20 point program.
Elect William "Bill" Payne for Mayor
For May 10, 1994 election, lists Payne's accomplishments and goals.
Elect a Good Man Vote Ken Gibson
Flier for Gibson for June 16, 1970 election between Addonizio and Gibson
Elected Leadership Support Mildred Crump and Lee Fisher
Flier for election Nov 7th with pictures of supporters.
Flier for speeches by mayoral candidates 1970
Flier for mayoral candidates speaking at RKO Proctor on March 5th.