Election upset in Paterson unseats Joey Torres
Jeffrey Jones toppled incumbent Joey Torres to become the mayor of Paterson in a heated election.
Torres held the position for eight years before losing his re-election bid last night.
People in Paterson tell News 12 New Jersey they were not surprised by the outcome of the election. Paterson native, Jamie McDuffie says, "I expected it, my friends and I were talking and most of us wanted something different".
Jeffrey Jones currently serves as the director of student support services at the Passaic County Community College.