Preliminary election Sep. 17

The preliminary election for Medford will be held Tuesday, Sep. 17. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm.

The purpose of this election is to narrow the field of City Council candidates.

Find out where to vote.

An independent website called MedfordVotes.org has posted information about the candidates, including questionnaire responses. MedfordVotes.org is not affiliated with the Medford Democratic City or Ward Committees.

Need a ride to the convention?

Teresa Walsh, State Comitteewoman, is traveling to the Springfield State Convention on Saturday September 14 at 6 AM from the West Medford Walgreens and leaving Springfield at 3PM. There is room for 4 people in the car. Please contact Teresa directly by Thursday, 9/12 if interested in getting a ride to Springfield. 617.413.3914, teresawalsh57@outlook.com

Vote today!

Polls are open 7am to 8pm today for the primary election. Sample ballots for Medford can be found at http://www.medfordma.org/2016/08/25/sample-ballots-for-state-primary-election-sept-8-2016/.

You can find your polling location at http://wheredoivotema.com/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx.

Per the City of Medford: “If you are voting at any of the Medford Public Schools and Tufts University Gantcher Center, please be aware that schools will be in session and parking could be limited. Try to avoid peak traffic hours before and after the schools opening and closing.”

Election Day!

Please remember to vote today in the municipal elections for City Council, School Committee, and Mayor. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm. To find your polling location, visit WhereDoIVoteMA.com.

Candidates’ opening statements from the recent Medford Democratic City Committee Candidates’ Forums can be found on YouTube:

Mayoral candidates: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rhTq2dX7SY&feature=youtu.be

City Council candidates: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW4RJ8EgEN0&feature=youtu.be (part 1) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHuU76-bd-U (part 2).

An independent citizens’ group, South Medford Residents Together, created an issues survey for City Council candidates. The candidates’ responses are available at http://www.smrto.org/election-2013.html.