Medford Democratic Candidates’ Night Forums

The Medford Democratic Party will be holding two Candidates’ Night Forums with a local focus on the Mayoral, School Committee and highly contested City Council races.

The Mayoral and School Committee forum will be held on October 16th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at City Hall.  Candidates will be asked questions by guest panelists, including a representative from the Medford Transcript, Robin Baker, a Medford parent of a recent MHS graduate and Manager of Community Performances & Partnerships at the Celebrity Series of Boston and panelist Doreen Wade, owner of New England Informer newsmagazine.

The City Council forum will be held on October 23rd beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at City Hall. Guest panelists will include the Medford Transcript, a member of the Medford Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs committee and William Young, retired labor union organizer and Chairman of the Medford Housing Authority.

Both events will be televised live on the local Educational Channel.

This year’s moderators for the event are Democratic City and Ward Committee members Michael Lungo, Henry Milorin and Carolyn Rosen.

The public is invited to attend these informational events to see and hear the candidates running in the general election on the November 5th ballot.

Democratic primary election Sep. 6

The Democratic primary election will be held Thursday, September 6, 2012. Polls will be open 7am–8pm. To find out where you vote, visit wheredoivotema.com.

The Democratic primary candidates for Medford are:

U.S. Senate: Elizabeth A. Warren

U.S. Representative: Edward J. Markey

Councillor Sixth District (vote for one):

Terrence W. Kennedy
Francis Xavier Flaherty Jr.

State Senator: Patricia Jehlen

State Representative:

Sean Garballey (precincts 3-2, 6-1, 6-2)
Carl Sciortino (precincts 4-1, 4-2, 5-1, 5-2, 7-1, 8-2
Paul J. Donato (precincts 1-1, 1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 3-1, 7-2, 8-1

Middlesex Clerk of Courts: Michael A. Sullivan

Middlesex Register of Deeds (vote for one):

Robert Antonelli
Francis J. Ciano
Thomas B. Concannon Jr.
Maria C. Curtatone
Tiziano Doto
Maryann M. Heuston

The Somerville Journal asked each of the candidates for Register of Deeds some questions and published the responses.

Sheriff Middlesex County: Peter J. Koutoujian

Candidates Night Forums

The Medford Democratic Party will be holding its annual Candidates’ Night Forums with a focus on the highly contested local races for Mayor, School Committee and City Council.

The Mayoral and School Committee race will be held on October 5th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at Medford City Hall with a small reception at 6:30 p.m.

The City Council forum will be held on October 12th starting at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at City Hall with a small reception at 6:30 p.m.

Candidates will be asked questions by guest panelists, who will include this year representatives from the Medford Transcript, the Medford Daily Mercury and the addition this year of the new online newspaper, The Medford Patch.

Both events will be televised live on Channel 16 with a simulcast on Channel 3.

This year’s moderators for the event are Democratic City and Ward Committee members, Henry Milorin and Carolyn Rosen.

The public is invited to attend these informational events to see and hear the candidates running in the general election on the November 8th ballot.

Vote today!

Please remember to vote today for your Democratic candidates, as endorsed by the Medford Democratic City Committee:

  • Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov Tim Murray
  • Attorney General Martha Coakley
  • Secretary of State William Galvin
  • Suzanne Bump for Auditor
  • Steve Grossman for Treasurer
  • Congressman Ed Markey
  • Sheriff James DiPaola
  • Terrence Kennedy for Governor’s Council
  • DA Gerald Leone
  • Sen. Pat Jehlen
  • Rep. Paul Donato, Rep. Carl Sciortino, or Rep. Sean Garballey

Also, please vote “no” on all three ballot questions!