In Fall River Reporter’s Facebook mayoral poll, incumbent Fall River mayor Paul Coogan beat City Council President Cliff Ponte 58% to 38%. Newcomers Jonathan Albernaz received 4% and Michael Vandal received 1%. 489 people participated in the unscientific poll.
Fall River Reporter will be hosting a Fall River mayoral debate from 7pm to 8pm on Wednesday, September 8th. Mayor Paul Coogan, current City Council President Cliff Ponte and mayoral candidate Jonathan James Albernaz have confirmed their attendance for the event and candidate Michael Vandal has been invited to attend. Full details here. The preliminary election for mayor will be on September 21.