Our 2021 City Council Endorsements

Dear Friend,

We are writing today to share our list of endorsed candidates for City Council in the upcoming election, which will be held on Tuesday, November 2nd.

After careful review, our Steering Committee chose to endorse the candidates below due to their commitment to vibrant and robust village centers; a diverse and affordable housing stock; aggressive action on climate change; and ensuring a fiscally healthy and sustainable community.

To learn more about these candidates, click on their name to be brought to their respective campaign websites.

We look forward to sharing information regarding our endorsement in the mayoral contest in the weeks ahead.

Councilors at-Large

The following candidates will be on the ballot for Councilor at-Large seats. Voters residing anywhere in Newton can vote for each of these candidates. (Note: you may vote for two at-Large candidates per ward.)

Ward One: Alison Leary


Ward Three: Andrea Kelley


Ward Three: Meryl Kessler


Ward Five: Deb Crossley


Ward Five: Andreae Downs


Ward Six: Alicia Bowman


Ward Six: Vicki Danberg

Ward Councilors

The following candidates will only be on the ballot in their ward, and therefore only voters who reside in their respective wards may vote for them. (Not sure which ward you live in? Click here to find out!)


Ward One: Maria Scibelli Greenberg

Jim at Mass Maritime.JPG

Ward Three: Jim Cote


Ward Five: Bill Humphrey


Ward Six: Brenda Noel

We hope you will join us in supporting these candidates. For information on how to vote, please visit the City of Newton elections page.


Team VVN