Candidate Info

District 2

District 2 City Council

Pam Richardson.

Email: pamrichardson@rcn.com
Social media: Facebook
District2Framingham.com: Survey response

A former state legislator, School Committee Member and Town Meeting Member, Richardson says she wants to work on 4 key issues:

  • Protect essential funding for schools, public safety, library and senior citizen services;
  • Support small businesses in Nobscot and Saxonville;
  • Work with other elected officials and neighborhood groups to revitalize neighborhoods and address blight; and
  • Help implement new policies and traditions during the transition from town to city government. Read more in her survey response

More information about Pam:

League of Women Voters survey

Metrowest Daily News profile

Framingham Source profile

Access Framingham video candidate introduction:

Jeanne I. Bullock

Email: No campaign email available; did not have a published email address as a Town Meeting member.
Social media: None available
District2Framingham survey: Did not respond (questionnaire was sent by postal mail and a copy was also hand delivered)
League of Women Voters survey: Did not respond

A Precinct 5 Town Meeting Member, Bullock chaired the Town Meeting Capital Budget Committee. She told the Metrowest Daily News: “Because I have lived here, raised two children and taken advantage of the many services available to our residents both young and old, I know how all aspects of our government affect us all. I want all the residents and employees of Framingham treated with respect by our elected officials. I will start by listening to the residents of District 2 and bringing their desires to the City Council.”

Read more in her Metrowest Daily News profile

Framingham Source profile: Not available

Access Framingham video candidate introduction:

District 2 School Committee

Richard Finlay is running unopposed. I asked if he’d like to participate in the candidate questionnaire anyway, and he suggested people read his Q&A on the Framingham Source, which asked many of the same questions.

Social media: Facebook
Metrowest Daily News profile
Framingham Source profile

City-Wide

Mayor

John Stefanini. A former State Representative and Selectman, Stefanini says he has A P-L-A-N for Framingham: Accountable government, a community-created Plan, a mayor who will Listen, Affordable services, and healthy Neighborhoods. Read more…

Yvonne Spicer. Spicer is a Town Meeting member, a member of the TM Ways & Means Committee, and a vice president at the Museum of Science. She says her executive leadership and fiscal management skills will help her lead a government that is “transparent, inclusive and honest. It will never be about who you know or what is owed.” Read more…

At-Large City Council

George King. King says his broad government experience in several communities, ranging from library and cemetery commissioner to Town Clerk, Town Manager, and Assistant Superintendent, gives him the “experience and passion” to begin a new chapter in municipal government. Read more…

Cheryl Tully Stoll. Tully Stoll, currently chair of the Board of Selectmen, says she’s running to continue working on issues such as unsustainable tax rates, retaining quality schools, and supporting responsible economic development such as Jack’s Abbey and Lifetime Fitness. She also wants to help set a tone for the new government of openness, accessibility, and collaboration. Read more…

Christine Long. Long chairs the Planning Board and is also the Capital Improvement Coordinator for the Newton Housing Authority. She says she hopes to continue serving the community and helping make critical budget decisions. Read more…

(Pablo Maia did not respond to the District2Framingham.com questionnaire)

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