Three Incumbents Pull Papers in Local Races
A week in and only three people have pulled papers for 15 city positions.
One week in and three incumbent city officials have pulled papers for their current positions.
Mayor Arthur Vigeant was the first person to pull papers as he plans to run for re-election to a second term as mayor. He explains his reasons and hopes for his next term in an interview with Patch today.
Two other councilors got their papers shortly after they were available.
Ward 3 Councilor Matt Elder has pulled papers to run for his ward.
Ward 4 Councilor Robert J. Tunnera has pulled papers to run for his ward.
Papers to run for office are available at the City Clerk's Office in City Hall until August 16, 2013 at 5 p.m. They must be returned with the signatures of 50 registered voters by August 20, 2013 at 5 p.m.
The positions that are open are:
- Mayor for two year term
- Four At Large Councilors for two year term
- Seven Ward Councilors for two year term
- Three School Committee members for four year terms (Michelle Bodin-Hettinger, Jennifer Hardy and Mark Hediger)