SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Local News

April 4, 2013

Races start to take shape in Salem

(Continued)

Incumbent Councilors Robert McCarthy (Ward 1), Todd Siegel (Ward 3), Josh Turiel (Ward 5) and Joseph O’Keefe (Ward 7) are the only candidates so far in their respective wards.

Councilors Kevin Carr, Paul Prevey and Arthur Sargent have yet to pull papers or announce publicly whether they intend to run.

Candidates have through July 30 to take out nomination papers, collect signatures and return the paperwork to the city clerk’s office. The election is Nov. 5.

Driscoll was elected as Salem’s first female mayor in 2006 and re-elected in 2009 to a term that lasts through 2013. If re-elected in November, Driscoll would begin a third four-year term in January 2014.

Sawicki, who runs for office frequently, has taken out papers to run for several offices in addition to mayor.

Bethany Bray can be reached at bbray@salemnews.com and on Twitter @SalemNewsBB.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage
Comments Tracker