City Council

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Adriane Musgrave

A graduate of BU and BU School of Management, Adriane Musgrave has lived in the area since 2004. Adriane Musgrave ha… Learn more

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Alanna Marie Mallon

Alanna Mallon was born and raised in Massachusetts, and has lived in Cambridge since 2004. She founded the Cambridge… Learn more

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Ben Simon

Ben identifies himself as a Marxist/Socialist and advocates for treating housing as a human right. His goals as a City … Learn more

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Burhan Azeem

Burhan Azeem's family immigrated to the United States from Pakistan when he was a kid. They moved several times, and he… Learn more

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Charles J Franklin

Charles Franklin is an MIT-educated software developer who helped found the local advocacy organizations [Upgrade Cambr… Learn more

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Craig Kelley

First elected to the council in the 2005 election, Craig Kelley is serving his 6th term. He has lived in Cambridge sinc… Learn more

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Denise Simmons

Brought up in Cambridge, Denise Simmons has been a active in the Cambridge community for many years. As one of the m… Learn more

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Dennis Carlone

Dennis Carlone is serving his second term on the Cambridge City Council. He has been an architect and urban designer… Learn more

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Derek Kopon

Derek Kopon is an astrophysicist and engineer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and holds degrees in … Learn more

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Gregg Moree

A lifelong Cambridge resident and a graduate of CRLS, Gregg Moree is a perennial candidate, having run every election s… Learn more

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Ilan Levy

Ilan Levy has been in Cambridge for 14 years. He has been active in the local political scene, such as blogging at [CCT… Learn more

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Jeffery McNary

Jeffery McNary is a writer and cultural critic who has lived in Cambridge for many years. Politically, he served in … Learn more

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Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler

Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler has lived in Cambridge since 2017, where he also works at a land policy think tank. He's been po… Learn more

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John Pitkin

Now retired, John Pitkin has lived in Cambridge since 1970; he purchased his house in 1973. Before his retirement, he w… Learn more

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Marc McGovern

Born and raised in Cambridge, Marc McGovern is currently serving his 2nd term as a city councillor. Previously, he s… Learn more

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Nicola Williams

Nicola is a Jamaican immigrant who has lived in Cambridge for much of her life. She has been involved for many years in… Learn more

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Patricia Nolan

Patty Nolan grew up in Chicago and Connecticut. She first moved to Cambridge to attend Harvard, graduating in 1980. She… Learn more

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Quinton Zondervan

Quinton Zondervan immigrated to Florida from Suriname while in high school. He arrived in the Cambridge area to get a M… Learn more

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Risa Mednick

Risa Mednick grew up in Brooklyn, New York and suburban New Jersey. At activist even at an early age, she has continued… Learn more

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Sukia Akiba

Sukia is young, black, lesbian, pro-affordable housing, and the daughter of an immigrant. She's passionate about mental… Learn more

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Sumbul Siddiqui

Sumbul Siddiqui's family immigrated to the United States from Pakistan when she was 2, and they moved to Cambridge when… Learn more

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Timothy Toomey

Born and raised in Cambridge, Tim Toomey is currently the longest-serving councillor, as he was first elected in 1989. … Learn more