Contact Us
Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice serves Bogota, Cliffside Park & Edgewater
Return to your home site

Menu

Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice serves Bogota, Cliffside Park & Edgewater

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: POLICE: Teaneck Woman Possibly DWI Arrested In Connection With Rochelle Park DPW Hit-Run
DV Pilot Police & Fire

SOURCES: Elmwood Park Mayor Investigated In Alleged Voter-Fraud Probe

Elmwood Park Mayor Frank Caramagna
Elmwood Park Mayor Frank Caramagna Photo Credit: COURTESY: Borough of Elmwood Park

A defense attorney for Elmwood Park Mayor Frank Caramagna apparently was in negotiations with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in response to a voter fraud investigation, sources confirmed Tuesday.

******

UPDATE: Elmwood Park Mayor Francesco Caramagna resigned from office after being charged with election fraud for filling in ballots for voters, authorities confirmed Monday.

SEE: https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/saddlebrook/police-fire/elmwood-park-mayor-charged-with-voter-fraud-resigns/767080/

******

Caramagna contends the charges brought by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office are politically motivated.

SEE: https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/saddlebrook/police-fire/now-former-elmwood-park-mayor-calls-voter-fraud-charges-politically-motivated/767093/

******

Francesco Caramagna, 73, became the first Democratic mayor of the borough in 47 years when he was elected to the post in 2017.

Although his term expires at the end of this year, a plea bargain would require him to step down and never hold public office in New Jersey again.

Campagna was vacationing with family at Walt Disney World in Florida and couldn’t immediately be reached Tuesday. An email and private message were sent requesting comment from him or his attorney.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office as a policy doesn’t comment on pending investigations.

Sources confirmed the probe for Daily Voice on Tuesday, however.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice!

Serves Bogota, Cliffside Park & Edgewater

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice!

Serves Bogota, Cliffside Park & Edgewater

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.