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Jersey City mayoral election, 2001

Jersey City mayoral special election, 2001

May 8, 2001

Candidate Glenn Cunningham Thomas DeGise
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 14,392 9,008
Percentage 32.61% 24,17 %

Mayor before election

Bret Schundler

Elected Mayor

Glenn Cunningham

The Jersey City mayoral election of 2001 was held on May 8, 2001. Incumbent Mayor Bret Schundler did not run for re-election. Glenn Cunningham was elected, becoming the first African-American mayor of Jersey City.

Election results

Candidate Vote Count Percent
Glenn Dale Cunningham 14,392 38.61%
Thomas A. DeGise 9,008 24.17%
Louis Manzo 7,618 20.44%
Sluka 3,439 9.23%
Cavanaugh 2,817 7.56%


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