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ENDORSEMENTS

“Paul will be an incredibly effective advocate for all of Cambridge.  Paul has spent his career bringing people together to make progress towards a vision of shared priorities and a government that works towards equity for everyone.  I know he will do the same as City Councillor.  Please support Paul on November 2 with your #1 vote”.  

David Maher, former Mayor and Cambridge City Councillor

"I am voting Toner #1 for City Council.  Paul is just the kind of person we need.   He knows the city, it's neighborhoods and the challenges we face. 
Along with his education background, he understands government and has had the opportunity to work at the municipal and state level to develop consensus building skills, the art of negotiation, and compromise.  Skills that make a good councillor.  He is a great candidate and deserves your vote!"


Sheila Russell - Former Mayor and City Councillor

“I am proud to endorse and support Paul Toner in his campaign for City Council.  I have known Paul for close to 30 years.  I have worked with him as a teacher, union leader and community activist and I know he will be a great City Councillor working for the residents and betterment of our city.  I hope you’ll join me in supporting Paul during this campaign season with your #1 vote.” 

 

Tim Toomey, Cambridge City Councillor, and former State Representative

“I first met Paul Toner in 2017 on the campaign trail while we were both running for City Council. During that time Paul was a collaborative and supportive fellow candidate. His commitment to Cambridge and its residents is evident when I hear him talk about growing up in Cambridge, raising his family here, and his deep belief in public service. I am endorsing Paul because I think he brings a collaborative and solutions oriented style of leadership that we need in our public discourse. Paul is someone I trust and admire and I hope you will join me in supporting him.” - Sean Tierney

"As a State Representative, I know what it takes to be effective in public office. It requires outreach to constituents, listening to their concerns and doing the hard work to address the issues and find solutions. Paul Toner is someone who will do the work! He will be a progressive and thoughtful elected official who will represent the residents of Cambridge well and will work to make Cambridge an even better city. He will be a problem solver and consensus builder. Paul will bring a balanced and pragmatic approach to the city council.  I hope you join me in supporting Paul Toner for Cambridge City Council."

David Rogers, Massachusetts State Representative, 24th Middlesex District

A Better Cambridge
A Better Cambridge

A Better Cambridge is committed to creating a more affordable, diverse, sustainable, and vibrant Cambridge. We believe that increasing housing, creating more affordable housing, and enhancing tenant protections are critical to ensuring more people can live here and stay here — our goal is to increase access to the opportunities our city provides, regardless of background or income.

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Joel Patterson, CRLS Teacher and Ward 11 Democratic Party Chair
Joel Patterson, CRLS Teacher and Ward 11 Democratic Party Chair

18 years ago, as President of the Cambridge Teachers Association, Paul encouraged me to get involved in our union. He has been a stalwart member of our Ward 11 Democratic Committee longer than I have. Cambridge needs to do better for families with small children by expanding access to early education. As an advocate for early education, I believe Paul can help. Paul was instrumental in creating the Tobin Montessori program. We need more programs like this for our children and families.

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Rhonda Greene
Rhonda Greene

“I am supporting Paul Toner for Cambridge City Council because integrity matters. I worked side by side with Paul as a fellow teacher and his commitment to his community and students was front and center. He has the ability to bring people together and develop new ideas for our common good.” Rhonda Greene, Webster Avenue Resident

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Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen, Local 3
Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen, Local 3

Since its founding in 1865, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers has actively fought to improve our members’ quality of life – on and off the job – through access to fair wages, good benefits, safe working conditions, and solidarity among members. Today, we represent the most highly skilled trowel trades craftworkers across the United States and Canada including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tilesetters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, a

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Paul Lonergan
Paul Lonergan

“I have known Paul Toner for many years. He is a good friend and great dad. He has been a proven leader in his career and the community and will bring common sense leadership to the City Council. I am proud to support him in this campaign.” Paul Lonergan, Upland Road resident

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SEIU NAGE
SEIU NAGE

The National Association of Government Employees (NAGE) is an organization of members united by the belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide. We are dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families and creating a more just and humane society.

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