Judge Rules: Lopez Remains on City Council

Hudson County Superior Court Judge Maurice Gallipoli ruled on Friday that Ward C councilwoman Nidia Rivera Lopez has been a citizen of Jersey City since at least May 12, 2008 as he denied Norrice Raymaker’s legal challenge that sought to have Lopez removed from office.

We’ll have more context about, and reactions to, the ruling for you tomorrow. In the meantime, you can read the judge’s decision here.

Jon Whiten

co-founder of the Jersey City Independent; he now works for a public-policy nonprofit in Trenton.