Preliminary unofficial results of Cambridge City Council election released

The preliminary unofficial results of the Cambridge City Council election Nov. 5 have been released. 

Incumbents Dennis J. Carlone, Alanna M. Mallon, Marc C. McGovern, E. Denise Simmons, Sumbul Siddiqui, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and Quinton Y. Zondervan SM ’95 were re-elected.

Patricia M. Nolan and Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler were newly elected.

A total of 22 candidates ran, including recent MIT alumnus Burhan Azeem ’19, who lost on the 13th count.

Between 2017 and 2019, MIT’s precincts 2-2 and 2-3 saw an increase from 449 to 490 ballots. In almost all other Cambridge precincts, the number of votes cast decreased. Total votes dropped from 22,596 to 20,433.

The School Committee election’s preliminary unofficial results were also released. Manikka L. Bowman, Emily Dexter, Alfred B. Fantini, Ayesha Wilson, Rachel B. Weinstein, and José Luis Rojas Villarreal were elected.

The results of the City Council and School Committee elections are not final. Official results will not be declared until Nov. 15, after absentee and provisional ballots are counted.