FRAMINGHAM – If you live in District 8, comprised of Precincts 15 and 18, you will vote for mayor, up to two individuals for at-large council, a district councilor, and a School Committee member on Tuesday, November 7.
The polls will be open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Tarcisius for voters in District 8. (FYI: Framingham Public Schools is closed for students on Tuesday. Teachers and staff have a professional development day.)
District 8 includes Lake Waushakum and Route 135, and the Boston Marathon route. It is also home to the former Roosevelt Elementary and Memorial schools, as well as the Bethany Hill property. The District is home to Framingham Baking Company, which just celebrated its 100th anniversary, and La Cantina restaurant, which has been in business for more than 70 years in the Little Tripoli neighborhood. (In full disclose, District 8 is my district.)
There are two names on the ballot looking to be elected Framingham’s first mayor. They are Yvonne Spicer and John Stefanini. Source asked both candidates a series of questions. You can read their answers by clicking on their names above.
Source also published the voting records of each mayoral candidate.
Joshua Horrigan who did not qualify for the November ballot but he is running a write-in campaign for mayor.
There will be four candidates on the ballot for at-large councilor. The new City of Framingham Council will be comprised of 9 district councilors and two at large. To learn more about the at-large council race, click here. Source asked each a series of questions.
Presently, the Framingham School Committee is comprised of 7 members elected town-wide. The new City of Framingham School Committee will have 9 members, who will all be elected by district.
For School Committee in district 8, there are two candidates on the ballot.
On the ballot are Gloria Pascual and Leslie White Harvey. (Click on their names to read their responses to a series of questions asked by Source. If there is no hyperlink, they did not respond.)
Framingham Source published a report on the money raised in District 8 for City Council and School Committee. Click here to read the report.
Framingham Source published scores of opinion pieces by readers about the November 7 race. Click here to read the op-eds and letters to the editor.
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