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The number of contested races in Arlington is unusually large this year: Select Board, School Committee, Town Clerk, Board of Assessors, and Housing Authority. Our aim is to ensure that you get all the information you need to make the most educated choice. Below you will find Profiles that the candidates have recorded as messages to the community, one-on-one Conversations with the candidates, and Debates for all the races.

These programs are also airing regularly on our Government channel (Comcast 22, RCN 614, Verizon 26). Please send any concerns or questions to  And don’t forget to vote on Election Day – June 6!


Democratic State Representative Debate – 24th Middlesex District

Democratic State Representative Debate – 24th Middlesex District

It’s a special Election 2020 collaboration with our sister stations in Belmont and Cambridge! ACMi is excited to host a LIVE debate between the two candidates in the Democratic Primary to become the next State Representative for the 24th Middlesex District, which...
Arlington Select Board Debate 2020

Arlington Select Board Debate 2020

There are two open seats on the Select Board, and three candidates in the contest to fill them. In this debate, veteran Select Board member Diane Mahon and first-time candidates Lenard Diggins and Michaiah Healy share their perspectives on the challenges Arlington...
Arlington Housing Authority Debate 2020

Arlington Housing Authority Debate 2020

ACMi presents an unusual “debate” for the available seat on the Board of Arlington’s Housing Authority. Incumbent Joseph Daly declined to participate, so candidate Jo Anne Preston fielded a set of questions by herself. Her two-minute responses...
Arlington School Committee Debate 2020

Arlington School Committee Debate 2020

The four candidates vying for three open seats on the School Committee engage in a spirited and substantive debate (remotely) hosted by ACMi. Elizabeth Exton, Lynette Martyn, Paul Schlichtman, and Bill Hayner offer their views on the upcoming search for a new...
Arlington Assessors Debate 2020

Arlington Assessors Debate 2020

ACMi welcomes the three candidates for the open seat on the Board of Assessors into our virtual Zoom studio for a spirited debate. Errol Tashjian, Mary Winstanley O’Connor, and Gordon Jamieson join ACMi moderator James Milan to discuss the process of assessing...


Select Board (2) for 3 years

Lenard T. Diggins – Profile | Conversation

Diane M. Mahon – Profile

Michaiah Healy – Profile | Conversation

School Committee (3) for 3 years

Elizabeth R. Exton – Profile | Conversation

Lynette Martyn – Profile | Conversation

Paul Schlichtman – Profile | Conversation

Bill Hayner – Profile | Conversation

Assessors (1) for 3 years

Errol TashjianProfile | Conversation

Mary Winstanley O’Connor – Profile | Conversation

Gordon Jamieson – Profile | Conversation

Town Clerk (1) for 3 years

Juliana H. Brazile – Profile | Conversation

Janice A. Weber – Conversation

Patti J. Sawtelle – Profile | Conversation

Housing Authority (1) for 5 years

Jo Anne Preston – Profile | Conversation

Joseph S. Daly


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