Walker Worthy



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Walker Worthy was born in Trenton and has lived in the city for the past five years. Since 2006, he has served as Mercer County’s Deputy Clerk where he processes and maintains vital records, county documents, voter registration, election, and tax information. Before this, the 49-year-old was a paraprofessional in the Trenton school district. Walker was also an aide for Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Ewing) and a staffer for her father, the late Assemblyman John S. Watson Sr.


  • Education: Bachelors of Arts degree in History from Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Appointed as Deputy Mercer County Clerk in 2006


  • “It’s time for new leadership, for people who are committed to change, and I am. As mayor I’ll commit to restore the fiscal health of the city.” To end back-room deals within Trenton’s government, Walker said that he will “seek employees that demonstrate a level of professionalism worthy for the taxpayers.”
  • To create jobs to fix unemployment and to deter crime.
  • To develop the city’s waterfront with a casino and shopping center.