Shanique Davis Speight

Court Overturns Newark City Council Appointment That Sparked MeleeA judge on Tuesday ruled that Newark Mayor Cory Booker did not have the authority to cast a vote to fill a vacant City Council seat last month.
Rhetoric Heats Up Following Newark Council Brawl As Booker Responds To ControversyThe chaos broke out when Booker and his allies in the City Council appointed Shanique Davis Speight to take over the seat vacated by Councilman Donald Payne Jr.
Appointment By Newark Mayor, Allies Leads To Melee In City Council ChambersAn appointment to a vacant City Council seat in Newark led to a melee in council chambers that prompted police to use pepper spray on some spectators.
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