Westfield City Election: Who’s on the ballot this year

Preliminary election for City Council in Ward 4 will be on September 26

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Westfield Mayor Brian Sullivan will go unchallenged in his bid for a second term in office this November, but there are contested races for seats on the city council and the school committee.

There will be a preliminary election in Westfield on September 26, however, that will only be for city council in Ward 4. All other candidates certified this week will be able to move straight on to the general election on November 7.

Here is the listing of candidates in this year’s election (incumbents are listed in capital letters).

Mayor

  • BRIAN P. SULLIVAN

City Councilor At-Large (7 seats)

  • CINDY C. HARRIS
  • MATTHEW VAN HEYNIGEN
  • BRENT B. BEAN, II
  • DAVE A. FLAHERTY
  • JOHN J. BELTRANDI, III
  • DAN ALLIE
  • STEVE C. DONDEY
  • Jeffrey J. Chagnon
  • Gary D. Wolfe
  • Muneeb Moon Mahboob
  • Matt Emershy
  • Nicholas J. Morganelli, Jr.
  • Frank L. Bush

City Councilor, Ward 1

  • MARY ANN BABINSKI

City Councilor, Ward 2

  • RALPH J. FIGY

City Councilor, Ward 3

  • ANDREW SURPRISE
  • Robert Atkocatitis

City Councilor, Ward 4

  • Bernard W. Fitzgerald-Rosenblum
  • Dawn Thomas
  • Michael Burns

City Councilor, Ward 5

  • ROBERT A. PAUL, SR.
  • Leslie D. LeFebvre

City Councilor, Ward 6

  • WILLIAM ONYSKI

School Committee (3 seats)

  • JEFFREY GOSSELIN
  • CINDY A. SULLIVAN
  • Heather W. Sullivan
  • Timothy J. O’Connor

Municipal Light Board, Ward 1

  • KEVIN M. KELLEHER, SR.

Municipal Light Board, Ward 2

  • RAY RIVERA

Municipal Light Board, Ward 3

  • JANE WENSLEY

Municipal Light Board, Ward 4

  • FRANCIS L. LIPTAK

Municipal Light Board, Ward 5

  • THOMAS P. FLAHERTY, SR.

Municipal Light Board, Ward 6

  • ROBERT C. SACCO

Athenaeum Trustee

  • JAYNE M. MULLIGAN
  • Jason Phillips