Mayor It is assumed that Kamal Johnson will be running for a second term. So far, no one has emerged to challenge him.
Common Council President It is assumed that Tom DePietro will be running for a third term. So far, no one has emerged to challenge him.
City Treasurer Heather Campbell, who has ably served the City as treasurer since 2014, is being challenged by Michael Hofmann, who has been endorsed by the Working Families Party.
Aldermen Rebecca Wolff, who is serving her first term as alderman, has made it known she does not intend to seek reelection. Art Frick, a newcomer to Hudson politics, has announced his intention to run for First Ward alderman. He may be the only candidate, since Jane Trombley, who like Wolff is serving her first term in office, has not yet committed to seeking reelection.
Supervisor Tiffany Garriga, who has been an alderman in the Second Ward since 2014, is now challenging Abdus Miah, who is seeking his third term as Second Ward supervisor. Garriga has been endorsed by the Working Families Party.
Aldermen It is assumed that Dewan Sarowar will be seeking a third term as Second Ward alderman. There has been no confirmation that anyone else intends to run for alderman in the Second Ward.
Supervisor It is assumed that Michael Chameides, who has been Third Ward supervisor since 2018 and currently also serves as mayor's aide, will be seeking a third term as supervisor.
Aldermen Both Third Ward aldermen--Calvin Lewis and Shershah Mizan--were first elected in 2017. It is assumed that Lewis will be seeking a third term. It is not clear. at this point, if Mizan will be.
Supervisor Linda Mussmann, who has served as Fourth Ward supervisor since 2018, will be seeking a third term.
Aldermen It appears that John Rosenthal, who has served as Fourth Ward alderman since 2018, will not be seeking a third term. Malachi Walker, who is serving this first term, is seeking reelection. Theo Anthony, who now serves on the Police Advisory and Reconciliation Committee, has confirmed his intention to run.
Supervisor Rick Scalera, who has held the position since 2012, is assumed to be running for reelection.
Aldermen Eileen Halloran, who was first elected in 2017, has made it known that she will not be seeking a third term. Dominic Merante, who also was elected in 2017, does intent to run again. Also running for alderman in the Fifth Ward is Rebecca Borrer.
In 2019, we nearly found out what happens if there are not enough candidates running to fill all the positions--never mind choice. This year, we may actually find out. But there is still time for people interested in serving their community to get on the ballot.
Designating petitions are due next week. Petitions must be submitted to the Board of Elections between Monday, March 22, and Thursday, March 25. Granted that doesn't leave much time, but the bar for signatures on those petitions is very low. For those considering a run for supervisor or alderman, here are the number of signatures, by ward, you will need: