FRAMINGHAM – Three Town Meeting members were battling it out for two spots on the November ballot for District 3 City Councilor Tuesday.
The Town Meeting member with the least seniority topped the ticket.
Adam Steiner received the most votes in District 3, comprised of Precinct 4 and 7, with 764 votes.
Joel Winett finished second with 454 votes.
Dick Weader was fourth with 134 votes.
Kathleen Murphy’s name was on the ballot, but she withdrew after it was printed. She received 264 votes, and finished third overall. There were 144 blanks.
On November 7, voters will decide between Steiner and Winett to become the district’s first-ever city councilor.
Steiner won both Precinct 4 and Precinct 7, yesterday.
“I’m honored to be given this vote of confidence by the residents of district 3 in my hometown. I’m looking forward to the next six weeks and continuing the conversation about the future of our new city of Framingham,” said Steiner to Source.
In Precinct 4, Steiner finished first with 462 votes. Winett was second with 213, and Murphy was third with 142 votes. Weader was fourth with 88 votes.
In Precinct 7, Steiner received 302 votes. Winett was second with 241 votes. Murphy was third with 122 votes. Weader got 46 votes.
Precinct 4 was tied with Precinct 11 for the highest voter turnout with 36 percent. There were 991 votes, third overall among the 18 precincts.
Voter turnout in Precinct 7 was at 31 percent, with 775voters.
Source ran profiles and a Q&A with each candidate this month. Click below to read more about the two candidates moving on.
- Click here for a candidate’s profile and a Q&A with Winett
- Click here for a candidate’s profile and a Q&A with Steiner
Photo courtesy of Adam Steiner for City Council campaign