MAYOR OF LYNN
|Below you will find candidate profiles, a short bio, & campaign contact info for each candidate for Mayor of Lynn.
To the right is an online poll LCTV created to gauge how popular candidates are with Lynn citizens, ahead of the elections. Feel free to vote!
The other races that LCTV is covering are…
The following is a list of candidate forums for the candidates for Mayor of Lynn that we have been made aware of. If you are organizing or know of an upcoming forum please email David Riley Jr. by clicking here. We will make every attempt to film and air these forums. Any forums we have filmed have been embedded in a playlist below.
- Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 6-7:30pm at the LHAND Community Room (10 Church St. in Lynn)
- Sponsored by Mass Senior Action Council
- Friday, October 20, 2017 from 8-9am at the Porthole Pub in Lynn
- Sponsored by the Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce
- Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 7-8pm at KIPP Academy in Lynn
- Sponsored by the Highlands Coalition
- Monday, October 30, 2017 from 8-9PM
- Sponsored by Lynn Community Television
- Filmed earlier in the day, not to be broadcast live. Full details of LCTV forums can be found by clicking here.
Additionally, Create the Vote Lynn has come together to engage the candidates running for Mayor and Councilor At-Large on arts and cultural issues and the role they play in building vibrant, healthy, and equitable communities. You can find their answers to this questionnaire by clicking here.
CANDIDATE PROFILE VIDEOS
Candidates were given a deadline of July 10 to schedule their Candidate Profile video, if there is no video that means that they either missed the deadline or declined to film.
The Profiles will also air on our Government Access TV Channel until Election Day. Please check our schedule by clicking here for an up-to-date schedule for our channels with air-times for these videos.
Below is a playlist of these videos from our YouTube channel, with candidates in alphabetical order.
2017 PRELIMINARY ELECTION RESULTS
Results come from the City of Lynn Elections Office. You can view the full official results from the Elections Office by clicking here.
By clicking on each candidate’s picture you will be taken to their Candidate Profile video on YouTube.
Both candidates we have listed below will advance from the Preliminary Election to the Final Election. In alphabetical order:
JUDITH FLANAGAN KENNEDY
Awaiting submission of bio from candidate
THOMAS M. McGEE
Tom McGee is a lifelong resident of Lynn along with his wife Maria, and their children, Thomas and Katherine. Tom has proudly represented Lynn in the State Legislature as both a State Representative and State Senator, where he has been a champion for working families, quality educational opportunities, increased public safety, and sensible economic development.
Tom recognizes that Lynn is at a critical moment in its history where strong leadership is required to keep the city moving forward. Tom is running for mayor because he believes he is the leader that can harness the city’s amazing resources and unite all of us in working toward a bright future for Lynn.