2019 Election Guide For Voters in Framingham District 5 (Precincts 8 & 12)

FRAMINGHAM – If you live in District 5, comprised of Precincts 8 and 12, you will vote for up to two individuals for at-large council, a district councilor, and a School Committee member on Tuesday, November 5.

The polls will be open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Those in Precinct 8 vote at the Wesley Church on Beacon Street.

Those who vote in Precinct 12 vote at the Memorial Building in downtown Framingham.

Framingham Public Schools are closed to students on Tuesday. Staff and teachers have a professional development day.

For City Council, voters in District 5 will choose between School Committee member Noval Alexander and SIFOC Chair Robert Case. (Click on their names to read their responses to a series of questions asked by Framingham Source.) 

Current District 5 City Councilor Dennis Giombetti, who is chair of the 11-member City Council, chose not to seek a second two-year term.

Below are the voting records for the last 5 years for both Case and Alexander.

Voters have three names on the ballot for at-large City Council.

Two will be elected to 4-year terms.

On the ballot is Councilor George P. King. Jr., Housing Authority member Janet Leombruno, and School Committee member Gloria Pascual.

Below is the voting record for the last 5 years, for the three city-wide Council candidates.

Editor’s Note: King and Leombruno could NOT vote in September 2019, as their Precinct did not have an election.

Former mayoral candidate Priscila Sousa is running unopposed for the 2-year School Committee seat in District 5.

District 5 is home to MassBay Community College, part of Framingham State University, McCarthy Elementary School, Fuller Middle School, the Callahan Center, and Bowditch Field.

Voters will also see six names on the ballot for 6 library trustee seats.

There is one name on the ballot for cemetery trustee. There are two seats available. In October, John Feeney announced a write-in campaign for Framingham Cemetery Trustee.

Residents will NOT vote for Mayor in this election. The City’s second-ever mayoral election will be held in 2021.

Framingham Source published scores of opinion pieces by readers about the November 5 race. Click here to read the op-eds and letters to the editor.

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Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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