While only six residents filed nomination papers for six available seats on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC annual election will take place even though all six candidates will be victorious securing a two-year term on the Council.
NEWNC decided to hold the election because of the possibility of write-in candidate votes.
The community elected body acts as an advisory board to the City of Boston.
The group usually meets on the second Monday of the month at 7pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street.
The 2012 election candidates are: Allan Danley, Toni Gilardi, Ryan Kenny, John Pregman, Marie Simboli and Anne Devlin Tagliaferro.
The election will be held on Saturday, May 19 from 9am-2pm in the Nazzaro Community Center. Ballots will be counted immediately following the election.
Incumbent Council members with one-year terms remaining are: Philip Frattaroli, Bill Lane, David Marx, Jorge Mendoza, Stephen Passacantilli and Jonathan Sproul.