“We need strong mayors like Yvonne who shows what it means to lead in a way that doesn’t just help a handful at the top but that opens opportunity for everyone.” U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
“Yvonne is not the kind of person who gives up. Nope. She doesn’t take the easy way out. She doesn’t point fingers somewhere else. She leads. And she is focused on the issues that are facing Framingham now and into the next several years.” U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
“What you have begun and opened up in Framingham is so remarkable.” –Mayor Nicole LaChapelle, Easthampton, MA
“Mayor Spicer has earned my trust, my support, and my vote.” Read Margareth’s entire endorsement. Read Margareth’s endorsement in the Brazilian Times.
Endorsements from Cesar Stewart-Morales (Distrcit 2 City Councilor), Tracey Bryant (District 9 City Councilor), and Margareth Shepard (District 7 City Councilor).
“Unless you’ve been a mayor, you don’t understand the challenges that we face everyday and the tough decisions we make and how we lean on each other to draw on that experience that each one of us has . . .” –Mayor Tom McGee, Lynn
“Mayor Spicer has laid out a clear, inclusive vision for the future of Framingham, and the City will continue to benefit from her leadership. I’m proud to endorse Mayor Spicer for re-election.” Read Ayanna Pressley’s endorsement.
“I need leaders at every policy-making level of government to make sure that in the same way that we have legislated hurt and hard, we are legislating equity, healing and justice and I know that I will have that in Mayor Spicer.” Read Ayanna Pressley’s endorsement.
“The one hope I have is that people in Framingham will come out and vote for Yvonne Spicer.” John Stasik, Framingham resident and former State representative, Framingham Selectman, and planning board member.
Every day that I canvas and phonebank for Mayor Yvonne Spicer, a proven and tested leader, is a privilege. –Rosamond Hooper-Hamersley, Framingham resident
Thank you for supporting us in the pandemic situation. Vote for Mayor Spicer. –Oscar Vise, Framingham resident
“Mayor Spicer is called ‘The People’s Mayor’ because she has all the people of Framingham in mind, no matter race, creed, color, background as she tirelessly works to keep Framingham moving in the right direction.” –Rob Adamson, Framingham
It is critical for the continued growth of our community that we are represented by a person who is forward thinking and able to represent our city with calm and self-assuredness. Mayor Spicer is that candidate. –Esta Montano, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
Framingham’s very soul is at stake in this election. It is not enough to be merely not racist; in the current social climate one must be anti-racist. –Maria DeFelice, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
[Spicer] has turned out to be an exemplary first mayor for the city of Framingham and with the confidence and experience and goals that she has developed, together with the plans to carry them out, this city would do well to give her the second term . . . –Richard Gill, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
Since her election four years ago, Mayor Spicer has displayed […] moral courage in leading Framingham into a new era of being a City and she has done so for much of the time against the odds . . . . –Salvatore Giorlandino. Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
I witnessed [Spicer] lead the city with thoughtful debate, deliberate process, and the courage to make tough, and at times, unpopular decisions — when those decisions benefited all the city’s residents. –Dolores Hamilton, Former Framingham HR Director Read the full letter on Patch.com
As a senior, I feel that Mayor Spicer “has my back.” I believe that my children and grandchildren have a secure, bright future here in Framingham. She leads with integrity and compassion and experience. That means a lot. –Patricia Greeley, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
As Mayor, our school budget has increased 15.2%, or $19.4 million and our school department budget finished the past year with a $6 million surplus! –William McCarthy. Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
As a former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in 2002, I know Framingham will benefit from re-electing Yvonne Spicer as Mayor for another four years. –Sandra Stotsky, Former senior associate commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Read the full letter on Patch.com
Mayor Spicer’s team secured a $50,000 grant and additional donations to fund the Irving Street Park, on the city’s south side. This offers the health and environmental benefits of urban green space to the residents of the low-income, senior, and disabled housing within a block of the park. –Kate and Scott Salley, Framingham Read the full letter in the MetroWest Daily News
Mayor Spicer and her team have continued moving this project forward, even while addressing a worldwide pandemic and COVID-related material and labor shortages. The opening of the Irving Street Park this fall marks progress for Framingham toward a more equitable city. –Kate and Scott Salley, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com
Mayor Spicer is intentional about building a government that reflects all the people here. Not just folks who have run things forever. Rejecting the subject of race as irrelevant takes Framingham backward, not forward. –Beth Greeley, Framingham Read the full letter in the MetroWest Daily News
[Spicer] also has been intentional about bringing real diversity to our city government, which is 90 percent white. She created a chief diversity officer position. She hired our first Black police chief. The mayor has embraced the hard work of building a government that reflects all the people who live here. Not just the folks who have run things forever. –Beth Greeley, Framingham Read the full letter on Patch.com