Candidate Questionnaires, 15th Middlesex District

15th MiddlesexThe 15th Middlesex House District includes Wards 1 and 7 in Woburn. With the retirement of incumbent Jay Kaufman, there is an active race to fill this seat. To help our community decide who to support, Woburn Welcomes distributed questionnaires to each campaign. Our extensive questionnaire, based in large part on that of our parent organization Progressive Massachusetts, touches on issues critical to the Commonwealth, including education, health care, racial and social justice, the environment, and issues that may appear on the 2018 ballot.

There are five candidates currently seeking election in this district:

    • Michelle Ciccolo, D-Lexington
    • Matthew Cohen, D-Lexington
    • Joseph Lahiff, D-Lexington
    • Mary Ann Stewart, D-Lexington
    • William Sweeney, D-Lexington

Please use the links below to see the responses from candidates who answered our questionnaire. We’ve provided each candidate’s complete questionnaire, as well as each section of the questionnaire with all received answers, allowing you to compare responses on critical issues.

Individual Candidate Questionnaires:

Michelle Ciccolo, D-Lexington

Matthew Cohen, D-Lexington

Mary Ann Stewart, D-Lexington

William Sweeney, D-Lexington

On the Issues:

Section A: About the Candidates

Section B: 2018 Ballot Questions

Section C: Issues of Local Importance

Section D: Education

Section E: Health Care

Section F: Racial and Social Justice

Section G: Good Government and Strong Democracy

Section H: Transportation, Sustainable Infrastructure, and Environmental Protection

15th Middlesex Woburn Welcomes Questionnaire – All Answers