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Six Ward 3 Candidates Officially Certified
All six potential candidates for the Ward 3 special election have made it through the next step of the process.
New Bedford Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News that all six made it through the certification process of validating the 50 signatures needed to officially become a candidat…
Six People Return Papers for Ward 3 Special Election
The deadline has come and gone, and six people are in the mix for the upcoming special election to fill the vacant Ward 3 seat on the New Bedford City Council.
Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News the list of possible candidates returning the nomination packet includes Republican state…
Winterson Won’t Seek Re-Election in Ward Five
New Bedford Ward 5 City Councilor Kerry Winterson will not be running for a third term on the council this fall.
Winterson tells WBSM News that he's not seeking re-election because he needs to spend more time with his family, specifically caring for his wife, Rebecca, who is diagnosed with cysti…
Martins Considering Run at City Assessor
New Bedford Ward 2 City Councilor Steve Martins is considering a run for City Assessor.
Martins told WBSM's Brian Thomas that taxes are a big issue in New Bedford, and that as someone who has voted against increasing taxes, he thinks it's important for the citizens to understand better what…
Eight Possible Candidates for Special Election in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - Some notable names have popped up as possible candidates for the now-vacant Ward Three seat on the New Bedford City Council.
Republican State Committeewoman and former School Committee member Jill Marie Ussach has taken out nomination papers, along with former Ward Three Councillor Kath…

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