4 Candidates Advance to November Ballot For At-Large City Councilor

FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Selectmen Chair Cheryl Tully Stoll received the most votes in the at-large city council race today, Sept. 26.

She will appear on the November 7 ballot along with Planning Board Chair Christine Long, former Framingham Town Manager George King Jr., and Town Meeting member Pablo Maia.

There were five candidates on the ballot today, with the four individuals receiving the most votes moving on to the November 7 ballot.

Voters will elect two at-large city councilors to join 9 district councilors in November.

Tully Stoll received the most votes of the five candidates with 5,875. She won 14 out of the 18 precincts.

“I am humbled by the support I received from the voters of Framingham,” said Tully Stoll to Source. “I love our community and I look forward to a final election campaign where we discuss issues that Framingham voters care about.”

Long finished second with 4,665 votes, winning four precincts.

King Jr. finished third with 3,560 votes.

Maia finished a distant fourth with 1,030 votes, just 20 votes ahead of fifth place finisher Sam Mercurio with 1,010 votes.

Yesterday, voters could vote for up to two of the five individuals on the ballot. Many voters chose just one candidate as there wee 5,710 blanks. There were also 138 write-in votes.

Want to learn more about the candidates? Framingham Source published a candidate’s profile and a Q&A with each in September.

 

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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