Candidates Night

VOTE! Election day is Tuesday, November 5th.

The West End Neighborhood Association, NAACP New Bedford Branch and the Alfred J. Gomes Neighborhood Association are hosting

Candidates Night

Ward 4, Mayor, Councilors at Large, School Committee
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Sgt. William Carney Academy School
247 Elm St., New Bedford, MA 02740


  • LaSella Hall, President NAACP New Bedford Branch
  • Jim Philips, WBSM Radio News Director
  • Jack Spillane, Standard Times Executive News Editor


AJ Gomes Neighborhood Association, Neighborhoods United, Latino Coalition, Minority Action Committee, Old Bedford Village, Community Foundation of SEM, WBSM Radio, The Standard Times, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Committee, Ben Rose REC, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Verdean Gardens, Cruz Management, Island Foundation, New Bedford Historic Society

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Councilor at Large

Ian Abreu, Naomi Carney, Debora Coelho, Brian K. Gomes, Linda Morad, Paul Chasse, Leo E Choquette Jr., Carlos P. Felix, Michael Janson, Lisa White

6:10 2min opening
6:30 6 question 1min answer
7:30 1min closing
7:40 End

School Committee

Christopher A. Cotter, Joaquim B. Livramento, Bruce J. Oliveira, Christopher W. Boerl, Ross M. Grace Jr

7:42 3min opening
7:57 6 question 1min answer
8:27 1min closing
8:32 End

Ward 4

Derek Baptiste, Joseph “Jo Jo” Fortes

8:34 3min opening
8:40 12 question 1min answer
9:04 3min closing
9:12 End


Jon Mitchell, Richard Tyson Moultrie

9:15 3min opening
9:21 6+ question 1min answer
9:50 3min closing
10:00 End