Politics


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 […]