ward five

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…
No Ward Five Ballot Recount
It looks like there won't be a ballot recount in Ward Five.
Candidate Jan Baptist had pulled recount papers and was considering filing them after losing last week's election to Kerry Winterson by 36 votes.
Baptist contacted WBSM News early Friday afternoon and says after much thought, she ha…
Ward Five Candidate Weighs Ballot Recount
The New Bedford Election Commission Office has confirmed Ward Five candidate Jan Baptist has pulled recount papers.
Baptist lost last week's election to Kerry Winterson by 36 votes.
Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News Baptist has until 5pm Friday to return the papers with at least…