Marc McGovern

Councillor McGovern

Mayor Marc McGovern is a 4th generation Cantabrigian and father of four, serving his third term on the Cambridge City Council and first as Mayor of Cambridge. Coming from a long line of community activists, Marc grew up surrounded by people who taught him the importance of giving back to one’s community. During his time as a Cambridge elected official, Mayor McGovern has earned a reputation as a level-headed, collaborative, problem solver who always puts the good of the city first.

Mayor McGovern’s commitment to supporting others goes beyond his elected service. For over 20 years, he has worked as a social worker with children and families who are faced with a variety of challenges. This experience has shaped his world view and his political agenda.

Mayor McGovern’s work on the Council has focused on issues facing the most vulnerable members of the Cambridge community. His has been a leader in tackling issues like, income insecurity, affordable housing, homelessness, and hunger. He has been a leader on issues facing immigrants in our community and working to move Cambridge toward being the socially and economically just community it needs to be.

Mayor McGovern is a believer in constituent services and makes himself available to help solve day to day issues facing residents as well as the larger issues facing our city.

Mayor McGovern is always willing to meet with anyone who wishes to share his or her thoughts and concerns regarding Cambridge. To reach Mayor McGovern, please email him at, or call 617-349-4321 to schedule a meeting.


Marc C. McGovern
15 Pleasant Street #2
Cambridge, MA 02139
617 642-1731 (cell)
617 349-4280 (work)


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