The League of Women Voters of Framingham is a nonpartisan grassroots organization. We encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government, work to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy. For more information about the Framingham Unit, check out this interview featuring the Framingham Unit president, Stephanie Deeley.
Framingham City Election 2017
Mayoral candidates Yvonne Spicer and John Stefanini came out on top in Framingham’s seven-way preliminary election. We break down the results of the Sept. 26 vote with guests Stephanie Deeley, president of the new Framingham chapter of the League of Women Voters, and longtime political watcher Barry Bograd, host of the Government Channel’s election night coverage. You can listen here.
The Framingham general election will be on November 7. For information about the candidates and their positions, check out our online VOTE411 voters’ guide, which allows you to access information about the candidates on your ballot simply by entering your street address. The VOTE411 guide will go live for the general election in October!
- General Election Candidate Showcases, October 14 for District City Councilor positions, and October 28th for Mayoral and At Large City Councilor positions. Both of these events are in Nevins Hall and times TBD.
- General Election, November 7th
The Framingham Unit of the League of Women Voters did a voter registration campaign on Saturday, September 23rd at the Purple Passion Run held in Framingham. The League also fielded a team for this event. Turn out for the event was great, and although we did not register many new voters, we reminded people of the importance of voting on September 26th in our preliminary election.
As a member of the League of Women Voters, you belong to a network, organized on the national, state and local levels, which is committed to making democracy work. Whether you have time to be an active volunteer or simply want to show your support, you will be part of a movement working toward active engagement of citizens in their government. To join online click here. You can also download a paper application to send in by mail.
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Stephanie Deeley, Framingham Unit President