School Committee Candidates Spent More than City Council Candidates in District 8

FRAMINGHAM – The candidates for School Committee in District 8 spent more money than those running for City Council in District 8.

On November, 7, voters in Precincts 15 and 18 will elect a City Council member and a School Committee member, along with Framingham’s first mayor.

The two School Committee candidates Gloria Pascual and Leslie White Harvey raised $1,653.07 in total. The two City Council candidates Judith Grove and Steven Croci raised $1,245.51.

According to campaign finance reports filed with the Town of Framingham, Croci loans his campaign $345.51, and spent the entire amount on lawn signs.

Grove had a total of three donations to her campaign. She gave $200, her husband gave $400 and Nancy Fitch gave $300 for a total of $900.

Grove spent $401.63 on lawn signs and $109.94 on political flyers.

In the District 8 School Committee race, Pascual raised $855.63 from 9 total donors. Former Selectmen candidate Gwendolyn Holbrook donated $103.63, a Boston law firm donated $200, the manager of Auto Brite Car Wash donated $200, Sullivan & Young LLP donated $100, Jude Glaubman donated $100, and Elyse Zheng donated $100. Joshua & Carolina Sullivan and Telesha Mervin each donated $25 to Pascual, who also donated $2 to her own campaign.

Pascual spent a total of $519.18 on a photo headshot, vistaprint materials, and a lawn signs.

Harvey loaned her campaign $797.44. She had no donations to her campaign, by the required filing 8 days before the election.

She spent $112.10 on political flyers and $550.32 on lawn signs.




Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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