Cambridge voters will choose from a crowded field of 25 candidates for city council Tuesday in the municipal election.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the election Tuesday, Nov. 5, which will fill nine seats on the city council and six on the school committee.
Incumbents seeking re-election to the city council are: Minka vanBeuzekom, Craig Kelley, Kenneth Reeves, Tim Toomey, E. Denise Simmons, Leland Cheung and David Maher. City councilors Henrietta Davis, who is currently mayor, and Marjorie Decker, are not seeking re-election.
The challengers in the city council race are Dennis Benzan, Lesley Phillips, Gary Mello, School Committee member Mark McGovern, Luis Vasquez, James Lee, Janneke House, Nadeem Mazen, Jefferson Smith, Gregg Moree, James Williamson, Kristen von Hoffman, Elle Varden, Mushtaque Mirza, former city councilor Sam Seidel, Logan Leslie, Dennis Carlone and Ronald Peden.
In the school committee race four incumbents, Alfred Fantini, Mervan Osborne, Patricia Nolan, and Richard Harding Jr. are seeking re-election and the five challengers are: Fran Cronin, Joyce Gerber, John Holland, Elechi Kadete, and Kathleen Kelly.
Campaign finance reports and sample ballots for the election can be found on the Cambridge Election Commission website here.