Day two of the Declarations of Candidacy window saw a few more file declaration to be candidates for local office on Tuesday.

Day one of the Declarations of Candidacy window saw 16, 12 incumbents and 4 others, file declarations to be candidates in local offices on Monday.

June 27, 28 and 29 are the dates in 2016 for filing declarations to be candidates in primaries or to be independent candidates in the general election. Candidates for federal office and independent presidential electors file with the Department of State’s Elections Division. Candidates for gerneral assembly, local offices, district committees and local committees file with local boards of canvassers where the candidate is registered to vote.

Declarations of Candidacy – Monday, June 27th & Tuesday, June 28th

(As of 3:30 p.m.)

CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE (4 to be elected)

  1. Jamie Bova – Filed 6/27
  2. John Florez (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  3. Claude Andrews Lavarre – Filed 6/27
  4. Justin S. McLaughlin (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  5. Jeanne-Marie Napolitano (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  6. Benjamin S. Kessler – Filed 6/28
  7. Harry Winthrop – Filed 6/28

WARD 1 COUNCILOR (1 to be elected)

  1. Marco T. Camacho (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27

WARD 2 COUNCILOR (1 to be elected)

  1. Lynne Underwood Ceglie (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27

WARD 3 COUNCILOR (1 to be elected)

  1. Kathryn E. Leonard (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27

SCHOOL COMMITTEE – AT LARGE (7 to be elected)

  1. Sandra J. Flowers (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  2. Jo Eva Gaines (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  3. Adrienne Clemente Haylor – Filed 6/27
  4. Thomas S. Phelan – Filed 6/27
  5. Kathleen M. Silvia (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  6. David C. Hanos, JR. (Incumbent) – Filed 6/27
  7. Rebecca Bolan  (Incumbent) – Filed 6/28
  8. Jennifer Jackson – Filed 6/28
  9. Henry Kniskern – Filed 6/28

SENATE 13 (1 to be elected)

  1. M. Theresa Paiva-Weed (Incumbent) – Filed 6/28

REP 73 (1 to be elected)

  1. Marvin L. Abney (Incumbent) – Filed 6/28

REP 75 (1 to be elected)

  1. Lauren H. Carson (Incumbent) Filed – 6/28

Democratic City Committee

  1. Sandra J. Flowers – Filed 6/28

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