2019 Medford Candidates

On November 5, 2019, Medford residents will vote in three important races: Mayor, City Council, and School Committee.  You may vote for one mayoral candidate, seven city council candidates, and six school committee candidates — all two-year terms.  (A sample ballot from 2017 is viewable here.)  This page provides information for all candidates for all offices in alphabetical order.

On September 17, there will be a preliminary election for the City Council race, in which the field of 15 candidates will be reduced to 14 candidates.

General information from previous years:

  • In 2005 and 2007, an organization called Medford Votes surveyed candidates.
  • In 2009 and 2013, South Medford Residents Together surveyed candidates.
Breanna Lungo-KoehnOfficial Website
  • Facebook page.
  • Prior experience: 18 years on the Medford City Council.
  • Political stance: Democrat.  Donated to Paul Donato.
  • Endorsements: TBA.
Stephanie Muccini-Burke (Incumbent) — Official Website
  • Facebook page; Twitter account.
  • Prior experience: 4 years as Mayor; 16 years on the Medford City Council; Director of Personnel and Budget for the City for former Mayor McGlynn.
  • Political stance: Democrat. Donated to Hillary Clinton’s political campaign, as well as Paul Donato and Maura Healey; wrote a letter testifying in support of the Safe Communities Act, a Massachusetts law protecting immigrants and civil rights.
  • Endorsements: TBA.
Isaac “Zac” Bears (Website)

Natalie “Nat” Breen (Facebook)

  • Endorsements TBA

Rick Caraviello (Facebook) (Incumbent)

  • Endorsements TBA

Andrew Castagnetti (no website known)

  • Endorsements TBA
Steven Collicelli (Website)
Anne Marie Cugno (Facebook)
  • Endorsements TBA
Anthony D’Antonio (Facebook)
  • Endorsements TBA
Erin DiBenedetto (Facebook)
  • Endorsements TBA
John Falco (Website) (Incumbent)
Adam Knight (Website) (Incumbent)

Michael Marks (Website) (Incumbent)

  • Endorsements TBA

Nicole Morell (Website)

Jean Nuzzo (no website known)

  • Endorsements TBA
George Scarpelli (Facebook) (Incumbent)
  • Endorsements TBA
Curtis Tuden (Website)
Jenny Reinhagen Graham (Website)
John Intoppa (Website)
Kathy Kreatz (Facebook (Incumbent)
  • Endorsements: Executive Board and C.O.P.E. Committee of the Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 of the Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL/CIO-CLC
Melanie McLaughlin (Website)
Mea Quinn Mustone (Website(Incumbent)
  • Endorsements TBA
Joseph “Joe” Plati (no known website)
  • Endorsements TBA
Cheryl Rodriguez (Facebook)
  • Endorsements TBA
Michael Ruggerio (Facebook (Incumbent)
  • Endorsements TBA
Paul Ruseau (Facebook (Incumbent)
  • Endorsements TBA
Robert E. Skerry, Jr. (Facebook)
  • Endorsements TBA
Paulette van der Kloot (Facebook (Incumbent)
  • Endorsements TBA