Town Election Candidates to Date

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Many candidates turned in nomination papers by the March 31 deadline, and the Democrats nominated one new candidate at their caucus on April 5. We await the final list of candidates after the April 11 Republican caucus, but in the meantime here is the list of candidates to date. So far, the only contested race is for School Committee. In addition there are two ballot questions this year: the Underride and the Library.

Offices on the Ballot and Candidates to Date

  • SELECTMEN, For 3 years, Vote for 1
    • John Coutinho
  • BOARD OF ASSESSORS, For 3 years, Vote for 1
    • John Palmer
  • BOARD OF HEALTH, For 3 years, Vote for 1
    • Jennifer Belesi
  • BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES, For 3 years, Vote for 2
    • June A Harris
    • Stanley Pulnik
  • CEMETERY COMMISSIONER, For 3 years, Vote for 1
    • Claire Wright
  • COMMISSIONER OF TRUST FUND, For 3 years, Vote for 1
    • Muriel Kramer
  • HOUSING AUTHORITY, For 5 years, Vote for 1
    • Warren E Johnson
  • PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION, For 3 years, Vote for 2
    • Timothy Kilduff
    • Amy Markovich
  • PLANNING BOARD, For 5 years, Vote for 1
    •  Francis DeYoung
  • SCHOOL COMMITTEE, For 3 years, Vote for 2 – Contested Race

Ballot Questions

#1 Underride – YES or NO

  • “Shall the Town of Hopkinton be required to reduce the amount of real estate and personal property taxes to be assessed for the fiscal year beginning July first, two thousand and fourteen by an amount equal to $1,250,000?”

#2 Library Renovation and Expansion Funding – YES or NO

  • “Shall the Town of Hopkinton be allowed to exempt from the limitations imposed by Chapter 59, Section 21C of the Massachusetts General Laws (Proposition 2 1/2, so-called), the amounts required to pay for the bond issued for costs related to the renovation, restoration, expansion, construction and reconstruction of the Hopkinton Public Library?”

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For more information, contact the Town Clerk’s office at 508-497-9710 or  geri@hopkintonma.gov. Click to read more on the Town Clerk’s website.