| Newark, New Jersey, United States|Carlos M. Gonzalez Wikipedia
Carlos M. Gonzalez is a Democratic politician who has been a Council Member-at-Large of the Municipal Council of Newark, New Jersey since 2006.
Gonzalez was born in 1949 in Cayey, Puerto Rico and is one of 10 children. He graduated cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico in 1969, with a bachelor's degree in business administration. In 1979, Gonzalez graduated magna cum laude from the International Institute of the Americas, receiving a Masters of Science of Accounting (MSA). He also became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). In 1992, he earned a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University and went on to work with a Wall Street law firm, specialising in municipal bonds. He opened his law firm in Newark in 1996.
In the 2014 election for mayor and council he ran on the slate of Shavar Jeffries. and was re-elected. Elected mayor Ras Baraka offered Gonazalz a municipal judgeship which he declined.