UPDATED: Names Drawn For Order of Candidates on the Framingham City Election Sept. 26 Ballot

FRAMINGHAM – Under the City charter, the names for mayoral and other candidates will not appear alphabetically. Instead, names were drawn to see what order they would appear on the ballot.

The Town Clerk’s office drew names tonight, July 19, for the mayoral and other candidates on the City ballot on September 26.

For the mayor’s race this is the order:

The two mayoral candidates, who receive the most votes on Sept. 26, will appear on the November 7 ballot. Voters will only vote for one of the seven candidates on Sept. 26.

On November 7, voters will choose between the top 2 candidates on Sept. 26 to be the first mayor of the City of Framingham.

Editor’s Note: If a name is BOLDED, click on it and read the formal announcement of the candidate submitted to Framingham Source, per our election policy.  All announcements were due by July 3. Framingham Source accepts political advertising. The acceptance of any ads does not mean an endorsement of any candidate. Source will not endorse any political candidate.

For a list of all candidates certified to be on the Sept. 26 ballot and those eligible for the November 7 ballot click here.

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Framingham will elect 2 at-large city councilors on November 7. There were five candidates who were certified be on the ballot.

On September 26, voters will pick two individuals to vote for as at-large city councilor, and the top four candidates will then appear on the November 7 ballot.

On the September ballot the order of candidates are:

Not all races will appear on the September 26 ballot.

Only District City Council and District School Committee races with more than three certified candidates will appear on the ballot in September. The final election is November 7.

District 1 City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

 

District 3 City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

 

District 4 City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

 

District 5 City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

District 6 City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

 

District 7  City Council: Voters will vote for one and the top two candidates names will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

 

If your district is not listed above for City Council, then there is no preliminary race. You will vote on November 7 to elect your first City Councilor.

There are no School Committee races on the preliminary ballot on Sept. 26. Voters will elect 9 School Committee members on Nov. 7.

Write-in candidates will be allowed on the November 7 ballot.

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Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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