UPDATED: City of Framingham Election: Candidates Certified To Be On the Ballot

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.

This report last updated on August 1 at 9:01 a.m. All certification is complete.

 

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FRAMINGHAM – Who will appear on the first City of Framingham election ballot?

On April 4, voters approved a ballot question to make the Town a City.

City elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7.

A preliminary election will be held on Tuesday, Sept 26 for some races. Not every race will have a preliminary election.

Nomination papers were due back on July 3 at 5 p.m. Click here to see who has pulled papers. Not every individual who pulled papers returned them by the deadline.

MAYOR

Individuals certified to be on the ballot are: Benjamin Neves-Grigg Sr., Joshua HorriganDhruba Sen, Priscila Sousa, Yvonne Spicer, John Stefanini, and Mark Tilden.

There will be a preliminary election on September 26 to narrow the candidates. The top two vote getters will appear on the November 7 ballot.

 

At-Large City Council

Voters will elect two at-large councilors. Individuals certified to be on the ballot are: George KingChristine Long, Pablo Maia, Samuel J. Mercurio, Jr., and Cheryl Tully Stoll.

As there are 5 candidates certified, there will be a preliminary election to narrow the number of candidates to four on September 26.

 

District City Council

Voters will elect one councilor for each district. City Council districts with more than two candidates will have a preliminary race on September 26 to narrow the candidates to two.

The top two candidates from the Sept. preliminary election will then appear on the November 7 ballot. Write-in candidates will be allowed in November.

Those certified to be on the ballot are:

 

Framingham School Committee

Presently, the Framingham School Committee is comprised of 7 members elected town-wide. Under the new city government, there will be 9 members elected by district.

Voters will elect one councilor for each district.

As no race has more than two candidates there will not be a preliminary race for any of the School Committee seats in September 26. But all of those listed below will be on the Tuesday, November 7 ballot. Write-in candidates will be allowed in November.

Those certified to be on the ballot are:

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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