SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Early voting in Springfield’s preliminary municipal election starts Wednesday, with the early voting window lasting more than a week.
Voters citywide will narrow the field of candidates for mayor from the current five down to two for the November general election. The preliminary election will also reduce the number of candidates running for city council at-large from the current 21 down to 10.
Additionally, voters in Ward 6 will reduce the three-candidate field for city council in that ward down to two candidates for November.
Springfield City Clerk Gladys Oyola-Lopez, telling 22News, “There seems to be a lot of interest in casting the early votes and vote by mail ballot, those went out August 4th and people have been returning them so its been very active.”
Who is running for Springfield mayor?
- Domenic Sarno
- Orlando Ramos
- Jesse Lederman
- Justin Hurst
- Dr. David Ciampi
Early voting times and locations are as follows:
- Wednesday, August 30 – 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Thursday, August 31 – 8:30 A.M.-6:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Friday, September 1 – 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Saturday, September 2 – 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Saturday, September 2 – 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Greenleaf Community Center, 1187 Parker St.
- Sunday, September 3 – 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Tuesday, September 5 – 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Wednesday, September 6 – 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Wednesday, September 6 – 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Raymond Jordan Senior Center, 1476 Roosevelt Ave.
- Thursday, September 7 – 8:30 A.M.-6:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
- Friday, September 8 – 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., City Hall Room 8
Regular polling places across the city will be open for those who chose to vote in-person the day of the preliminary election, which is Tuesday, September 12.
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