Metro, Politics, Newton

Newton Reports Election Results

Unofficial results for the Nov. 2 Newton municipal elections were posted on the City of Newton’s website throughout Tuesday evening. Nearly 6,000 voters had already cast their ballots early or by mail as of Friday, according to the city clerk’s office, and the polls on Election Day opened for voters at 7 a.m. and closed at 8 p.m.

Mayor Ruthanne Fuller defeated former Newton City Councilor Amy Mah Sangiolo in the mayoral race by a margin of 1,508 votes. 

Ward 1

Incumbent Maria Scibelli Greenberg won the Ward 1 councilor election, receiving 1,164 votes. Greenberg defeated Kevin Riffe by 229 votes. 

Incumbents Alison Leary and John Oliver each won a councilor-at-large seat for Ward 1, with Oliver receiving 11,669 votes and Leary receiving 10,443 votes. Leary defeated the candidate in third place, Allan Ciccone, by a margin of 6,713 votes.

Rajeev Parlikar won the Ward 1 school committee election and ran unopposed. 

Ward 2

Incumbent Emily Norton won the Ward 2 councilor election after running unopposed. 

Incumbents Tarik Lucas and Susan Albright each won a councilor-at-large seat for Ward 2 and ran unopposed.

Chris Brezski won the Ward 2 school committee election and ran unopposed. 

Ward 3

Incumbent Julia Malakie won the Ward 3 councilor election by receiving 1,513 votes. Malakie defeated James Cote by a margin of 468 votes.

Incumbents Pam Wright and Andrea Kelley each won a councilor-at-large seat for Ward 3, with Wright receiving 9,631 votes and Kelley receiving 8,900 votes. Kelley defeated the candidate in third place, Meryl Kessler, by a margin of 1,280 votes.

Ward 4

Incumbent Christopher Markiewicz won the Ward 4 councilor election and ran unopposed. 

Incumbents Leonard Gentile and Josh Krintzman each won a councilor-at-large seat for Ward 4 and ran unopposed. 

Incumbent Tamika Olszewski ran unopposed and won the Ward 4 school committee election. 

Ward 5

Incumbent Bill Humphrey won the Ward 5 councilor election by receiving 1,534 votes. Humphrey defeated Debra Waller by a margin of 641 votes. 

Incumbents Deborah Crossley and Andreae Downs each won a councilor-at-large seat for Ward 5, with Crossley receiving 9,327 votes and Downs receiving 8,340 votes. Downs defeated the next-closest candidate, Rena Getz, by a margin of 172 votes.

Incumbent Emily Prenner won the Ward 5 school committee election and ran unopposed.

Ward 6 

Incumbent Brenda Noel won the Ward 6 councilor election by receiving 1,613 votes. Noel defeated Barry Bergman by a margin of 540 votes.

Incumbents Alicia Bowman and Victoria Danberg each won the Ward 6 councilor-at-large election. Bowman received 9,205 votes and Danberg received 8,900 votes. Danberg defeated the third candidate, Lisa Gordon, by a margin of 798 votes.

Paul Levy won the Ward 6 school committee election by receiving 8,449 votes. Levy defeated Shawn Fitzgibbons by a margin of 1,258 votes.

Ward 7

Incumbent R. Lisle Baker won the Ward 7 councilor election by receiving 1,035 votes. Baker ran unopposed.

Incumbents Marc Laredo and Becky Grossman each won the Ward 7 councilor-at-large election and ran unopposed.  

Incumbent Kathleen Burdette Shields won the Ward 7 school committee election by receiving 5,034 votes. Shields defeated Valerie Pontiff by a margin of 2,595 votes.

Ward 8

Incumbent Holly Ryan-Caffray won the Ward 8 councilor election and ran unopposed. 

Incumbents David Kalis and Richard Lipof each won a Ward 8 councilor-at-large election and ran unopposed.

Cove Davis won the Ward 8 school committee election and ran unopposed.

Featured Image by Keara Hanlon / Heights Senior Staff

November 3, 2021

Leave a Reply