Request #17-135

Re: Freedom of Information Act Request

My name is Lin Zhang. I am a graduate student from a research team at Boston University working on gender issues in city government. Our project aims to measure the impact of female representation on public policy, as well as understanding the channels through which such an impact may occur.

This is a Freedom of Information Act request for the following information about municipal elections in Newton City, MA:

- The date of each city council, city manager, or mayoral election that has occurred in the city since 2008.

- The name and gender of each individual who ran for office in each election and the vote totals they received.

- The name of each individual elected.

- In the case of city councils, the number of male and female councilors before and after the election.

Thank you for your help! Please email me if you have any questions.



June 26, 2017 via web







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Tyler Church

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The City has finalized its review of your request for public records. A search of all public records in the custody and control of the City reveals that the attached documents are responsive to your request. There is no charge associated with this request. This cojavascript:void(0)mpletes the City’s response.

In accordance with the state regulations pertaining to public records, you have the right to appeal the response to your request for records to the Supervisor of Public Records pursuant to 950 CMR 32.08. 

June 26, 2017, 10:32am
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June 26, 2017, 10:31am
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Good Morning, 

We have received your request, the following link to the City of Newton Elections page will provide all of the requested information. If you have any questions or need anything further please feel free to contact us.


June 26, 2017, 10:31am by Tyler Church, Assistant City Clerk (Staff)
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June 26, 2017, 8:46am
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June 26, 2017, 8:46am