Mitchell and Gomes to face off in New Bedford’s Mayoral Race

NEW BEDFORD, Mass (WLNE) – Current New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, and current City Councilor-At-Large Brian Gomes will be on the ballot for New Bedford’s Mayoral race in November.

Gomes is also in the running to maintain his At-Large seat for City Council.

A total of 9.5% of New Bedford voters turned out to vote in Tuesday’s election.

Mayor Mitchell received just under 57% of the vote while Gomes received 20% of the vote.

City Council positions in ward one and four are the only two wards out the city’s 6 wards that are being contested in November.

Here is what the ballot in New Bedford could look like in November:

Mayor (Vote for 1):

  • Jon Mitchell
  • Brian K. Gomes

Councilor-At-Large (Vote for 5):

  • Ian Abreu
  • Naomi R. A. carney
  • Debora Coelho
  • Brian K. Gomes
  • Linda M. Morad
  • Paul E. Chasse
  • Leo Choquette
  • Michael Janson
  • Lisa D. White
  • Carlos Pimentel Felix

Councilor Ward One (Vote for 1):

  • William Brad Markey
  • Melissa M. Costa

Councilor Ward Two (Vote for 1):

  • Maria E. Giesta

Councilor Ward Three (Vote for 1) :

  • Hugh Dunn

Councilor Ward Four (Vote for 1):

  • Derek Baptiste
  • Joseph “Jo-Jo” Fortes

Councilor Ward Five (Vote for 1):

  • Scott J. Lima

 Councilor Ward 6 (Vote for 1):

  • Joseph P. Lopes

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