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New Bedford Election Contests Take Shape


Following Tuesday’s deadline to submit nomination papers to the New Bedford Election Office, the 2013 campaign season is now shaping up in the Whaling City.  Here’s a list of candidates.  (Note: * signifies incumbent)

Mayor of New Bedford

Jon Mitchell* (unopposed)
City Council Ward One

Jim Oliveira* (unopposed)
City Council Ward Two

Steve Martins* (unopposed)
City Councilor Ward Three

Henry Bousquet* (unopposed)
City Council Ward Four

Bruce Duarte*

Dana Ribeiro
City Council Ward Five

Dr. John Fletcher

Jan Baptist

Craig Dickson

Nancy Feeney

Nelson Macedo

John Radcliffe

Ken Rapoza

Kerry Winterson
City Council Ward Six

Joseph Lopes*

Ian Saunders
Councilor At Large

John Saunders*

Debra Coelho*

David Alves*

Brian Gomes*

Denis Lawrence Jr.*

Ian Abreu

Naomi Carney

Charlton “Chuck” Dade

Leo Choquette

Linda Morad

Carlos Felix

Peter Wilde

Ralf Rho
School Committee

Jack Nobrega*

Dr. Larry Finnerty*

Josh Amaral

Michael Jansen

Christopher Cotter
School Committee

Bruce Oliveira* (unopposed)

Peter Berthiaume* (unopposed)
The Primary Election is October 8th.  The final is November 5th.

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