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Unofficial Election Results

City Council: Denise Simmons, Sumbul Siddiqui, Marc McGovern, Jan Devereux, Quinton Zondervan, Tim Toomey, Alanna Mallon, Dennis Carlone, Craig Kelley Preliminary ballot counts showed that all City Council incumbents running for re-election held onto their seats. Sumbul Siddiqui, Quinton Zondervan, and Alanna Mallon were projected to secure the seats left vacant by Nadeem Mazen, Leland Cheung, and David […]


Voters Pick from Slew of Candidates

Voters had a total of 38 candidates to sort through before showing up at the polls on Tuesday, as 26 City Council candidates and 12 School Committee hopefuls vied for municipal seats. Voter turnout hovered at about 17 percent at 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Cambridge Election Commission. The number does not include ballots […]


2017 Election Voter Guide

Election Day is here. We’ve been publishing profiles on all the candidates running for office in the Nov. 7 elections, and are putting those profiles in one place so you can do your last-minute research before hitting the polls. Cantabrigians have a wide array of choices for City Council seats this November, with 26 candidates […]


School Committee Candidate Profiles, Group 2 of 2

Twelve candidates will go head-to-head for Cambridge’s six School Committee seats this November. The mayor joins the School Committee to make a seven-member board that serves two-year terms. The city runs a proportional representation election where all candidates run at large and are not connected to specific districts of the city. Scout is putting together profiles on […]


Bernie Sanders to Campaign with Local Candidates

Senator Bernie Sanders will join Somerville and Cambridge’s Our Revolution groups on Monday to support several candidates who are running for local office. The two Our Revolution groups have endorsed 17 candidates running for Cambridge’s City Council and Somerville’s Board of Aldermen and School Committee. “Local Our Revolution groups in Somerville and Cambridge have been […]


School Committee Candidate Profiles, Group 1 of 2

Twelve candidates will go head-to-head for Cambridge’s six School Committee seats this November. The mayor joins the School Committee to make a seven-member board that serves two-year terms. The city runs a proportional representation election where all candidates run at large and are not connected to specific districts of the city. Scout is putting together profiles on […]


Immigrant Affairs Advocacy Commission to Seek Municipal Immigrant Voting Rights

Earlier this year, a citizen-led immigrant affairs advocacy commission helmed by Emmanuel “Manny” Lusardi and Sylvie de Marrais helped reinvigorate the city’s Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship, which had lain dormant for more than a decade. After working with Councilor Nadeem Mazen and with Vice Mayor Marc McGovern, that same group will tonight appear in front […]