“We should be living off our needs, not our wants,” he said. “We have to make the tough decisions. That’s one of the things Setti promised us — and he hasn’t delivered.”
Sheff said that if elected, he would look for cost savings in the school budget and strengthen early learning with full-day kindergarten.
Gauvreau Sequeira, 71, has never held political office, though she said she has always been involved in local politics as an activist. She criticized Warren for his Senate run and for his handling of the problems in the police department.
She said her lack of political experience would not be an issue.
“I’ve always had a political opinion,” she said. “And I vote. And I think that’s the most important thing. It’s not what your label is; it’s what you do about it.”