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Councilman hosting Fort Lee fundraiser for possible Jersey City mayoral bid
By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
on June 07, 2016 at 12:59 PM, updated June 07, 2016 at 4:18 PM

As Hudson County voters are heading to the polls in the final hours of today's presidential primaries, Jersey City Councilman Michael Yun will be in Fort Lee raising money for a possible mayoral bid in 2017.

According to an invitation obtained by The Jersey Journal and written mostly in Korean Yun supporters are gathering at Fort Lee restaurant Poong Lim B.B.Q. tonight and are being asked to donate between $250 and $2,600, the maximum contribution an individual can make to a campaign.

The invite, which says it was paid for by "Friends of Michael Yun," calls Yun's possible mayoral candidacy a "new beginning" and stresses that the New York metropolitan area is due for a Korean mayor. The top of the invite refers to a "steering committee for mayor."

Yun, 62, a longtime Jersey Heights businessman who in 2013 became the first Korean-born member of the City Council, confirmed details of the fundraiser and that he is mulling a bid for mayor next year. He's not ready to declare himself a candidate until he knows how much money he can raise, he said.

"Bottom line, to run for mayor is based on how much you raise, especially in Jersey City," he said. Read more

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Councilman Michael Yun and Jersey City Budget
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An interview with Councilman Michael Yun representing Ward D in Jersey City. The topics are the Jersey City budget and the picking of the new councilperson.
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Speak NJ is a public access cable program that airs in Jersey City and Bayonne.  Mondays, Jersey City 10:30 PM and Tuesdays 9:00 PM, Channel 51. In Bayonne, channel 19, Tuesdays @ 9:00 PM

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Councilman Michael Yun and Jersey City Budget
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