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Concord City Elections 2013

(Left to right) Rick Cibotti, Jan McClure and Jennifer Kretovic stand outside the Beaver Meadow Golf Course club house on Tuesday afternoon, November 5, 2013 greeting voters as they arrive to cast their ballot for the Concord city election. McClure was the incumbent councilor for the ward but after redistricting Ward 2 councilor Kretovic decided to run for re-election in Ward 3, her new ward. 

(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

In unusual Ward 3 race, Jan McClure keeps city council seat

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Jan McClure held onto her seat as the Ward 3 city councilor yesterday, earning 49 more votes than Ward 2 Councilor Jennifer Kretovic in an unusual race between two incumbents. McClure and Kretovic have sat next to each other at city council meetings for the past two years. Redistricting moved Kretovic into McClure’s ward in 2012, and both women filed …

As Bouley wins fourth term as Concord mayor, four newcomers join city council

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Concord Mayor Jim Bouley won a fourth term yesterday in a landslide over two challengers. Four newcomers will join the city council in January. Gail Matson unseated incumbent Dick Patten in Ward 8. Byron Champlin won by a large margin in Ward 4, where current At-Large Councilor Michael DelloIacono finished in third place. …

Gail Matson unseats Dick Patten in Concord’s Ward 8

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Three-term incumbent Dick Patten lost his position as Concord’s Ward 8 city councilor yesterday, finishing in a distant third place as Gail Matson won his seat. Matson, a newcomer to city politics, finished with a 10-vote margin over Dennis Soucy. She had 151 votes, while Soucy earned 141 and Patten finished with 73 …

LIVE UPDATES: Election Day 2013 in Concord

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Voters in Concord will today elect a mayor, 12 members of the Concord City Council and three members of the Concord School Board. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Stay tuned to this space …

Election day information for Concord city council, school board elections

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Today is Election Day in Concord. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the city’s 10 voting wards. Voters will choose a mayor, two at-large city councilors, a city councilor for each of the city’s …

City council candidates spend final hours on campaign trail

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Less than 48 hours before polls open in the Concord city election, candidates in the six contested races spent yesterday knocking on doors, holding signs and talking with residents. Tomorrow, voters will choose a mayor, two at-large city …

Concord firefighters make endorsements for mayor and city council

Friday, November 1, 2013

The Concord Professional Firefighters union has endorsed Mayor Jim Bouley and other city council candidates in Tuesday’s election. In the at-large race for city council, the union endorsed Ward 4 Councilor Amanda Grady Sexton and Ward 10 Councilor Fred Keach, said Ian Butman, president of the International Association …

Expense reports show cost of Concord City Council campaigns

Friday, November 1, 2013

It costs most city council candidates several hundred dollars to run their campaigns. But most have raised much less in donations, according to reports on file in the Concord city clerk’s office. Topping the list in both donations and expenses is Amanda Grady Sexton, the Ward 4 councilor …

Meet the Concord School Board candidates for wards 8, 9 and 10

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

George Jack and Rusty Cofrin are running against each other to represent wards 8, 9 and 10 on the Concord School Board. This is the first year that candidates are running to represent ward clusters rather than for …

Meet the at-large city council candidates

Monday, October 28, 2013

Five candidates are campaigning for two at-large city council seats this fall. They are: Samantha Clattenburg; Timothy Willis; Scott Welch; current Ward 10 Councilor Fred Keach; and current Ward 4 Councilor Amanda Grady Sexton. A sixth candidate, Josh VanBuskirk said he was not campaigning and learned it was …

Meet the Concord mayoral candidates

Monday, October 28, 2013

Concord Mayor Jim Bouley is facing two challengers in the Nov. 5 election. John Cook, ran against Bouley in 2011 and earned 15 percent of the vote, is running again this year. The third candidate is Chris Booth, a former U.S. Senate candidate who decided to run after …

Meet the Ward 3 city council candidates

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The three-way city council race in Ward 3 this fall includes an unusual competition between two incumbents. Councilor Jan McClure has represented Ward 3 for the past decade, and is running for a sixth term. But Councilor Jennifer …

Meet the Ward 8 city council candidates

Friday, October 25, 2013

Three candidates are running this fall to represent Ward 8 on the Concord City Council. Dick Patten, a three-term incumbent, is running against newcomers Gail Matson and Dennis Soucy. …

Meet the Ward 4 city council candidates

Thursday, October 24, 2013

There is a three-way race in Concord’s Ward 4 this fall. Kevin Bloom, Byron Champlin and current At-Large Councilor Michael DelloIacono are running for the city council seat. Current Ward 4 Councilor Amanda Grady Sexton is running for …

Meet the Ward 2 city council candidates

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Allan Herschlag and Tim Bauman are competing this fall for a city council seat representing Ward 2. Neither candidate has held elected office in the past; the seat was left open when redistricting moved current Ward 2 Councilor …