FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Town Clerk’s office has certified enough signatures to have a recount of the April 4 vote to change Framingham from a Town to the City of Framingham.
Framingham Assistant Town Clerk Lisa Ferguson said today, April 12, she has certified the the signatures.
Members of the group Not This Charter submitted signatures on Monday and Tuesday.
To have a recount, 10 signatures of registered voters from each of the town’s 18 Precincts was required within 10 days of the election. Norma Shulman submitted signatures on Monday and again on Tuesday, April 12. The group is seeking a hand court of all 11,000-plus votes cast on April 4.
Last Tuesday on April 4, the ballot question passed by 108 votes – 5,690 voted for a city and 5,582 wanted to stay a town.
The recount vote will take place on April 24 at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Building. The public can attend.