Finance Committee Member Cannon, Newcomer Shepard Advance in District 4 Council Race

FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Finance Committee member Mike Cannon and political newcomer Amanda Page Shepard advanced to the November 7 ballot for District 4 City Councilor over Framingham Town Meeting member Jim Pillsbury on Tuesday.

Cannon, a former Town Meeting member, received the most votes in District 4 with 546.

Shepard finished second with 393 votes. Pillsbury was third with 283 votes.

On November 7, voters will decide between Cannon and Shepard to become the district’s first-ever city councilor.

Cannon won both Precinct 6 and Precinct 9, yesterday.

In Precinct 6, Cannon finished first with 333 votes. Shepard was second with 278 and Pillsbury third with 221.

In Precinct 9, Cannon received 213 votes. Shepard was second with 115 votes and Pillsbury third with 62 votes.

Voter turnout in Precinct 6 was at 34 percent with 928 voters.

Voter turnout in Precinct 9 was at 22 percent, with 439 voters.


Source ran profiles and a Q&A with each candidate this month.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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