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Democrats In The 2019 City Election

List of Democrats in the 2019 Framingham Election

City Council At-Large
George King,
Gloria Pascual,

City Council, District 1 (Preliminary Election Sept. 17th)
Christine Long,
Joseph Norton,

City Council, District 2
Richard Finlay,
Cesar Stewart-Morales,

City Council, District 3 (Uncontested)
Adam Steiner,

City Council, District 4 (Uncontested)
(No Democrats Running)

City Council, District 5
Robert Case,

City Council, District 6 (Uncontested)
Phil Ottaviani,

City Council, District 7
William Lynch,
Margareth Basilio Shepard,

City Council, District 8
Mario Alvarez,
John Stefanini,

City Council, District 9
Tracey Bryant,

School Committee, District 1 (Uncontested)
Beverly Hugo,

School Committee, District 2 (Uncontested)
(No Democrats Running)

School Committee, District 3
Leslie Smart, (Website under construction)

School Committee, District 4 (Uncontested)
Adam Freudberg,

School Committee, District 5 (Uncontested)
Priscila Sousa,

School Committee, District 6 (Uncontested)
Geoffrey Epstein,

School Committee, District 7 (Uncontested)
(No Democrats Running)

School Committee, District 8 (Preliminary Election Sept. 17th)
Jessica Barnhill,
Jim Hansen,

School Committee, District 9
(No Democrats Running)

Minutes May 19th, 2019

Framingham Democratic Committee

Framingham Green Community Room

136 Maynard Rd., Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – May 19, 2019


Call to Order:  Chair Beverly Hugo called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM

Caucus for Annual Convention: To elect 34 delegates and 6 alternates to the Democratic State Convention, to be held on September 14, 2019, Mass Mutual Center, 1277 Main St., Springfield, MA 01103.  This an “issues” convention.

Reading of the Letter of the Chair, written by Gus Bickford, Chair, Massachusetts Democratic Party.

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Minutes February 24th, 2019

Framingham Democratic Committee

135 Maynard Rd., Community Room
Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – Sunday, February 24, 2019

Call to Order: Beverly Hugo, Chair, called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM

Welcome/Announcements: B. Hugo – Thank you for all that you do for our organization and the nation. State Rep. Maria Robinson ill with flu symptoms, wishing her a quick recovery. May 19, 2019, regular meeting, elect delegates to State Convention, September 13-14, 2019, Mass Mutual Center 1277 Main St., Springfield, MA. Mass Democratic Party, chair, Gus Bickford, State committee meetings, April 6, 2019, & August 24, 2019. March 30-31, 2019, Democratic Campaign Institute, workshop- Roxbury Community College.

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Minutes of September 30, 2018

Framingham Democratic Town Committee

Framingham Green Community Room

136 Maynard Rd. , Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Call to Order:  Chair Beverly Hugo called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM

Announcements & Updates:  Our last meeting was in June.  Since then  we have hosted two candidate debates and held our annual BBQ.  We congratulate Maria Robinson for her victory in the primary election to fill the seat of the late State Rep Chris Walsh.  A Co-ordinated Campaign Office is now open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1071 Worcester Rd., 4th Floor. There is elevator access; the office is handicapped – accessible, including restrooms on the first floor. A memorial service for long-time FDC member Stephanie Mercandetti was held on September 22 at Cushing Park.  A park bench and a tree were dedicated, and a scholarship established in memory of Stephanie. Jay Gonzalez will speak at the First Church at 6  Eliot St in Jamaica Plain on Oct 1 at 6:30 PM.  See Larry Stoodt for information. Former FDC Secretary Barbara LeDuc is filling in this evening for Secretary Barbara Fontes, who is at her daughter’s wedding this evening. Best wishes to Barbara Fontes and her daughter!

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