17 Wants to Be Councilor, Including 1/2 of School Committee
FRAMINGHAM – Seventeen individuals have pulled nomination papers to be on the 11-member Framingham City Council.
This comes after seven of the current 11-member Councilors announced they will not seek re-election.
Individuals running for district councilor must collect 50 signatures from registered voters all from their own district.
Individuals running for an at-large city council seat must collect 150 signatures of registered voters, and at least 10 signatures from each of the 9 districts.
Nine individuals have pulled nomination papers to run for School Committee, including two for District 3. No one is currently running for School Committee in District 9.
The City Clerk’s office has certified the signatures of three candidates. They are in order: Ricky Finaly for District 2 City Council, Bill Lynch for District 7 City Councilor, and Janet Leombrunof or At-Large City Councilor.
Leombruno Certified To Be On Ballot For At-Large Councilor
The Framingham City Clerk’s office has certified the signatures collected by candidate Janet Leombruno.
This means, Leombruno can be on the November 2018 City Election ballot as an at-large candidate for City Council.
If file indivduals have signatures certified by the end of July, there will be a primary election in September to determine the four names that will go on the November 2019 ballot.
“I’m super excited to hear I have submitted enough signatures to qualify for the ballot,” said Leombruno. “Thanks to the 350 people who signed and shared their stories with me. This is just the beginning.”
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