Candidates Roster

On May 8, 2013, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

Matt Desmond pulls papers for Ward 3 Alderman on Monday morning ~Photo by William Tauro

Matt Desmond pulls papers for Ward 3 Alderman on Monday morning. – Photo by William Tauro

This week started the process for running for the local election. Monday, May 6 began with a rush on the Somerville election commission. The following took out nomination papers as of Tuesday, May 7:

Mayor: Joseph Curtatone, re-election


Alderman at Large

3 incumbents and 2 challangers so far. One can vote for 4

with 9 running makes it a primary.


John Connolly, Jr., incumbent

William White, incumbent

Dennis Sullivan, incumbent

Sean Fitzgerald,candidate

Mary Jo Rossetti,candidate


Ward One Alderman     

Maureen Bastardi, candidate

Elio LoRusso, candidate


Ward One School Committee

Steven P. Roix, candidate


Ward Two Alderman         

Maryann Heuston, incumbent


Ward Two School Committee

Michael D. Nionankis, candidate


Ward Three Alderman

Mathew Desmond, candidate

Robert McWatters, candidate


Ward Three School Committee

Adam Sweeting, incumbent


Ward Four Alderman

Tony Lafuente, incumbent


Ward Four School Committee

Christine Berge-Rafal, incumbent


Ward Five Alderman

Courtney O’Keefe, candidate

Mark Niedergang, candidate


Ward Five School Committee

Laura Pitone, candidate

Ross Richmond, candidate

Caroline Shea-Rosas, candidate


Ward Six Alderman

Rebekah Gerwitz, incumbent


Ward Six School Committee

Paul Bockelman, incumbent


Ward Seven Alderman

Katjana Ballantyne, candidate


Ward Seven School Committee

Barry Rafkin, candidate

Caroline Normand, candidate


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