Mayor & Council Candidates

On Tuesday, November 5th, Rutherford will go to the polls to decide who will be the next mayor of Rutherford as well as who will fill two Council seats in 2020.

Democrat Frank Nunziato (current Council member), Independent Eddy Rolon and Republican Marc Marsi are on the ballot as Mayoral candidates. 


Democrats Mark Goldsack and Tom Mullahy (both incumbents) are vying for two Council seats against Republicans Kristina Gagliardi-Wilson and Ryan Weist. 

This Is Rutherford sent the exact same 5 questions to all candidates in early October and they responded via email.

Below are the candidates answers in order of when we received them. TIR made no edits to the candidates' responses.

mayoral candidates

Eddy Rolon

Independent Candidate

I now only teach for a few hours each week for my combat sports training business
(est 2001), while also living with CIDP since 2012 that made disabled and put me on infusion treatments.

Read Eddy Rolon's
answers here.

Frank Nunziato

Democratic Candidate


Director of Business Development for DHL Global Forwarding

Marc Marsi

Republican Candidate


23 year police detective with the Hoboken Police Dept. 

Currently serving as the
Union President.

Marc Marsi did not respond to questions from TIR

council candidates



Democratic Candidate

Assistant Director of Finance for an Independent Authority with the
State of New Jersey



Democratic Candidate

Clifton High School

Athletic Director



Republican Candidate

ryan weist.jpg

Student/Legislative Intern



Republican Candidate

Owner & Operator,
Poofy Organics