We've invited Sam Pesin, Protector in Chief of Liberty State Park to our next meeting on June 1 at 7:30 - hopefully an in-person meeting. Please check here, on Next Door or on Facebook for the location, which will be posted in all those places, or sign up for our newsletter here on the website.

Primary Election

Primary elections are coming on June 6th! Keep reading to learn how to vote in Paulus Hook.

Not sure if you're registered? Click here to find out.

Important dates:

  • 5/30/23 - Vote by mail deadline to apply
  • 6/2/23-6/4/23 - Early voting in person
  • 6/6/23 - Primary election

Want to vote by mail? Download a Vote by Mail Ballot here. Fill and send to the County Clerk (address is on the form). The deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot is May 30.

Early voting is June 2 through June 4. The closest early voting place for Paulus Hook is City Hall, 280 Grove Street, Friday-Saturday, 10AM – 8PM.
Sunday, 10AM – 6PM.

Click HERE for more early voting locations.

"So when you don’t vote, what you’re really doing is letting someone else take power over your own life." - Michelle Obama, Former First Lady

NJ STATE SENATE - DISTRICT 3232nd district legislative map

Map 1, to the right shows a new district; all of Paulus Hook is in it.


See the State Senate map online

ASSEMBLY - DISTRICT 32 (Same map, you will vote for 2)

  • John Allen (Democrat, HCDO)
  • Jessica Ramirez (Democrat, HCDO)
  • Alex Garcia (Republican)
  • Robert Ramos (Republican)


  • Craig Guy, Democrat (Hudson County Democratic Organization)
  • Eleana Little, Democrat (Progressive Democrats of Hudson County) 
  • Bisma Kolani - Republican

“Voting is not only our right—it is our power.” - Loung Ung, Human Rights Activist


This is a completely different map (Map 2). Paulus Hook consists of 3 separate County Commission districts. There is a County Commissioner mapDemocrat running in each of the districts and a Republican running in District 5.

District 3 (lilac)

  • Jerry Walker (Dem, HCDO, incumbent)

District 4 (salmon)

  • Yraida Aponte-Lipski (Dem, HCDO, incumbent)
  • Mamta Singh (Dem. PDHC)

District 5 (yellow)

  • Anthony Romano (Dem, HCDO, incumbent)
  • Ron Bautista (PDHC)
  • Joseph Branco (Republican)

Download the County Commissioner pdf map HERE



Ward E Voting district map

Paulus Hook is now illogically split between two wards.

Ward E (Map 3, top) - districts E1, E2, E4 and E6




Ward F Voting district mapWard F - districts F29, F30, F31, F32, F33 and F34.

To see all Jersey City voting district maps, click HERE.

Your polling place has probably changed too. You can look it up with your address HERE

"If you don’t vote, you lose the right to complain.” - George Carlin, American Comedian

Please vote!

~ The Historic Paulus Hook Association



Please support us! Become a member, get involved; Paulus Hook will be a better place for it! Email [email protected] for more information, or let us know at one of our meetings. 

In order to present a number of neighborhood events throughout the year, the HPHA depends upon sponsorships from local businesses and community members.  Email [email protected] for more information on the benefits of sponsorship, or become a sponsor HERE

Please join the HPHA. Dues are $10 annually, and membership enables you to vote on issues you care about. Join HERE.

If you would like to make a donation, please CLICK HERE. The HPHA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

St. Peter's Prep Update

Having lost their bid to demolish their historic buildings twice - once in 2019 with Historic Preservation and again last summer when they took the case to the Zoning Board of Appeals, St. Peter's is now suing the city to demolish their historic buildings. 

The court date has been set for August and we will let you know if we will be taking any action or will have a presence there. As always, we appreciate your support.

Please reach out to city officials, because it has ramifications that will affect all historic districts. The HPHA has spent $23k to fight the demolition of these historic buildings. If you can donate to the HPHA, a registered 501c3 organization, to help us with this fight, we would be grateful. You can donate HERE

Join the HPHA Board!

Want to get involved in making your neighborhood an even better place to live? The HPHA is seeking board members. Join us. Contact us!



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