All but one Woonsocket political candidate returns papers

All but one Woonsocket political candidate returns papers

WOONSOCKET - The Oct. 8 primary will include four candidates for the mayoral position on the ballot and 15 candidates for the City Council.

Nineteen city government hopefuls returned their nomination papers to the Board of Canvassers this week with the required 100 or more signatures.

For the mayoral seat, incumbent Mayor Leo Fontaine, Rep Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, David Fischer and Michael Moniz will appear on the ballot. Zoning Board member Roland Michaud had declared his intent to run for the position, but reportedly obtained only 95 signatures.

The following names will appear on the ballot for the City Council: Robert Moreau, Christopher Beauchamp, Daniel Gendron, John Ward, Roger Jalette, Marc Dubois, Albert Brien, Garrett Mancieri, Christopher Roberts, Anita McGuire-Forcier, Richard Fagnant, Jeffrey Belknap, Kathryn Dumais ,Eric Cartier and Melissa Murray.