2021 Municipal Election - Somerville Democrats

2021 Municipal Election

Somerville municipal elections are coming this fall, with a preliminary election scheduled for September 14 and a general election on November 2.


2021 election information

Somerville City Elections Department has information for how and where to vote. Register to Vote.

Voters can vote by mail in the municipal elections this year. You can download a Vote By Mail application from the Somerville City Elections Department, which also has instructions for where to return it.


Recordings of forums

Forums hosted by Somerville Democratic Ward or City Committees will be recorded and posted here. Find upcoming forums on our calendar.

City Committee's Mayoral Candidates Forum

Ward 2 City Council Forum

Ward 5 City Council Forum

Ward 7 City Council Forum

Ward 7 School Committee Debate


Who is running?

The following candidates qualified for the ballot.


Katjana Ballantyne 

Will Mbah


City Council-at-Large

Willie Burnley Jr. 

Virginia Hussey 

Charlotte Kelly 

Justin Klekota 

Tracey Leah Pratt

Eve Seitchik 

Kristen Strezo

Jake Wilson 


Ward 1

City Council

Matt McLaughlin

School Committee

Emily Ackman


Ward 2

City Council

JT Scott

Stephenson Aman

School Committee

Ilana Krepchin


Ward 3

City Council

Ben Ewen-Campen

School Committee

Daniel Mark O’Connell

Sarah Phillips*


Ward 4

City Council

Jesse Clingan

School Committee

Andre Green


Ward 5

City Council

Tessa Bridge 

Beatriz Gómez-Mouakad 

School Committee

Laura Pitone


Ward 6

City Council 

Lance Davis

School Committee

Ellenor Barish


Ward 7

City Council

Becca Miller 

Judy Pineda Neufeld

School Committee

Sara Dion 

Greg Nadeau