2014 Newark Mayoral Debate

The Final Debate of the 2014 Race for Mayor

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Newark Mayoral Candidates Shavar Jeffries(left) And Councilman Ras Baraka(right) At Final Debate Before Election Night.

With less than a week to go before the 2014 Mayoral election in Newark, Councilman Ras Baraka and Former NJ Assistant Attorney General Shavar Jeffries met up for one final debate at the Newark Cablevision Studios. It was carried live on News 12 New Jersey and Channel 18, and it is available on demand here on WBGO. The debate was moderated by Jeff Henig from Newark Cablevision. Putting the questions to the candidates were WBGO news reporter Alexandra Hill and Rick Holmes from News 12 New Jersey.

Listen to the recorded show (60 mins):

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