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A vote recount ended Thursday without incumbent Minka vanBeuzekom’s reelection to City Council. It was called at 6:05 p.m.
The zoning accompanying a 22-story apartment building set to go up in Kendall Square nearly went through Monday, but was pulled back at the last minute by a city councillor seeking “reconsideration.”
The City Council election looked largely unchanged Friday as election commissioners finished the first round of a recount from the Nov. 5 election: Incumbent Minka vanBeuzekom, who called for the recount, was listed 11th for a nine-member council
Although the election season lingers on with a City Council recount starting today – and expected to go for the next two weeks – council candidates have filed their final campaign finance reports, and things look a little different.
A recount of the Nov. 5 City Council election is set to start at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Willis Moore Youth Center in the Riverside neighborhood, according to a report from an attendee.
Election commissioners voted 4-0 to accept a recount petition for the Nov. 5 City Council election, and they started figuring out some of the logistics of a task expected to take a week or two and use “much more than 60” paid election workers.
She filed with 150 signatures, although only 50 were needed under the rules of the city’s Election Commission. A recount must begin within 10 days.
The counting of four provisional and three overseas ballots widened the vote gap between Minka vanBeuzekom and Nadeem Mazen, the challenger likely to be taking her City Council seat in January.
Cambridge’s Putnam Garden Apartments was more than just the backdrop for today’s announcement by Gov. Deval Patrick of affordable-housing resources and tax credit — it was also a beneficiary, along with The Bishop Allen Apartments in Central Square.
The city Election Commission reminds residents what they need to know to vote in the Dec. 10 election between Democrat Katherine Clark and Republican Frank Addivinola for U.S. representative in Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District.