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A former Peace Corps volunteer, Kennedy was an assistant district attorney in two Massachusetts districts before being elected to Congress. He has focused on economic and social justice in Congress and has advocated on behalf of vocational schools and community colleges and championed issues ...
In Massachusetts, Trump's unpopularity has allowed Baker to reject the president's more extreme rhetoric while keeping communication open with the White House. The tightrope-walking started well before Trump's election, when Baker vowed not to vote for Trump even after the presidential nomination.

The law Galvin proposed would take effect in time for the 2020 election, but the ACLU of Massachusetts says it should be changed in time for midterm elections this year. “Now that a judge has agreed that the Voter Cutoff Law is unconstitutional, Massachusetts should move forward with the best possible ...
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The top election official in Massachusetts has scheduled the state's 2018 primary for September 4th — the day after Labor Day. Secretary of State William Galvin is also proposing legislation to allow five days of early voting for the primaries. The date of the primary had to be moved up to avoid conflicts with ...
It will be the first time since 1988 that an election will be held on a Wednesday, according to WPRI.com. New York, New Hampshire and Delaware are holding statewide primary elections on Sept. 11, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The Massachusetts primary is usually held ...

State Primary Election Set for Sept. 4 After Conflicts. Massachusetts' top elections official has chosen Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day, to hold the state's 2018 primary. Jan. 9, 2018, at 12:32 p.m.. State Primary Election Set for Sept. 4 After Conflicts ...
Ever since the Massachusetts election of 1812 when Gov. Elbridge Gerry gave his name to a ... But here we are again, just two election cycles away from that. So we can expect the issue to once again poke its salamander-like shape into Idaho politics. Massachusetts Gov. Gerry of long ago would probably ...
Charlie Baker in the 2018 Massachusetts election, set for Nov. 8. The candidates took swipes at Baker and voiced support for racial and economic justice, progressive taxation, clean energy, public education, reliable transportation, affordable housing, and health care for all. To pay for it, revenues would ...
Another politcal heavyweight facing re-election is U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. It's the first time the Massachusetts Democrat will go before voters since she defeated former Republican U.S. Sen. (and current U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand) Scott Brown in 2012. Like Baker, Warren remains a formidable ...
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The Massachusetts secretary of state is welcoming President Donald Trump's announcement that he is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission. ... Trump convened the commission to investigate the 2016 presidential election, after alleging repeatedly and without evidence that voting fraud cost ...
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — The special election to fill a soon-to-be-vacant state Senate seat is more than two months away, but the outcome may already have been decided. Democratic state Rep. Brendan Crighton of Lynn emerged as the only candidate from either major party to meet a deadline for submitting ...
BOSTON (AP) — The state's top elections official is reaching out to the public for advice as he tries to set a date for next year's state primary. The primary is normally held seven weeks before the November general election, which in 2018 would be Sept. 18. But that day also marks the start of the Jewish ...
Massachusetts could register and vote within the same day, under a bill the state's elections chief is proposing. Bill Galvin, who as secretary of the ... In this year's election cycle, Galvin is gearing up for a primary challenge from fellow Boston Democrat Josh Zakim, a city councilor. Galvin has held his current ...
A little-known non-profit spent nearly $1.2 million in 2016 to support two failing efforts to influence voters on charter schools and marijuana legalization, failing to register as a ballot question committee and properly disclose its donors, according to state campaign finance regulators. As restitution, the group ...
Warren has pulled in $12.8 million in campaign funds—more than nearly any other incumbent senator at this stage in a midterm election cycle. Despite a handful of Republican challengers, Warren is anticipated to have a straightforward 2018 re-election in Massachusetts, especially if her approval rating ...

BOSTON (WWLP) – Voters will head to the polls later this year to vote for Governor, congressional seats and state legislators as well as ballot questions. But the date is still undecided for the primary election. State law typically sets the primary election date seven weeks before the general election, but this ...
SOMERVILLE, MA – Today is election day in Somerville, and residents will head to the polls to vote in several contested races. This year many ...
Most of Tuesday's elections are for local municipal offices. There are several contested mayoral races, and contests for city council seats and ...
NEWTON, MA — November 7 is election day in Newton. ... When it comes to local elections the number of voters who show up range from 10 ...
Election Tuesday is upon us: in Massachusetts, 73 towns and cities will host elections to determine which people will represent them and their ...
It is Election Day in many places across the country and this includes western Mass. Below is what you need to know before you hit the polls.
Residents from 73 communities across Massachusetts will be shuffling ... "These are really important elections at every level," Secretary of State ...
MALDEN, MA — It's that time, Malden. Election Day is upon us. This year you will be voting on School Committee and City Council positions.
Among the 73 cities or towns holding elections Tuesday are a handful of ... 72 percent of the vote in September's two-way preliminary election.
'If you don't live there anymore, don't vote,' Massachusetts elections ... don't vote," Galvin said during a pre-election briefing with reporters at ...
The lawsuit will not affect this year's elections, or change the city's form of government with a city manager and a mayor elected from the City ...
Republican business executive John Kingston is formally announcing his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat ...
7, 2017, election. The two candidates are scheduled to participate in a debate on Tuesday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo, File) The Associated Press.
Tingle said he plans to run for lieutenant governor of Massachusetts in the 2018 election. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File) Josh Reynolds.
Election Day on Nov. 7 should bring out a large voter turnout. Every seat on both the City Council and School Committee is being contested.
The Alex Morse for mayor campaign in Holyoke, Massachusetts on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 released these images it said "multiple residents" ...
The special election was necessary because Timilty announced in April that he would resign to take the job as Norfolk County treasurer.
While early voting is permitted in state and federal elections, it is not ... the Massachusetts Election Modernization Coalition for providing early ...
Warren Raising $1M Per Month Ahead of Next Year's Election ... A Warren campaign aide says the Massachusetts Democrat raked in about $3 ...
Legalization of online lottery in Massachusetts is turning out to be a hot ... as concerns over dwindling state funds lingers ahead of the state elections. ... Keno received a 60 percent vote after a citywide election on Tuesday.
WOBURN, MA -- Woburn residents have until 8 pm on October 18 to register to vote in the general election on November 7. The city is asking ...
In Holyoke, the voter turnout in Tuesday's preliminary election was ... In Massachusetts cities such as Springfield, the state/federal elections are ...
Michelle Obama has some tough words for women who didn't vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, saying they "voted ...
Russian operatives bought ads on Facebook to influence the U.S. presidential election. Could they do something similar in Massachusetts?
Polls are open in Boston and eight other Massachusetts communities for preliminary municipal elections — including three mayoral races.
Can Massachusetts take a stand against foreign influence in our ... over 3,000 political ads on Facebook during the 2016 national election.
MALDEN, MA — The unofficial results are in for Tuesday night's preliminary elections. The elections were in Wards 3, 6, and 8. The top two ...
NEWTON, MA ― By now most people know that Ruthanne Fuller and ... When it comes to local elections the number of voters who show up ...
Ten cities will hold preliminary elections on Sept. 12 ahead of final elections on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Boston's preliminary election is not slated until ...
Virtually all other cities in Massachusetts have switched to some form of ... settlement so long as it results in reforms to the election system.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Democrat Paul Feeney has won the special election to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by the resignation of ...
WOBURN, MA -- Woburn Alderman Mark Gaffney easily won a preliminary ... Under Woburn's election rules, preliminary elections are held in ...
SOMERVILLE, MA – Preliminary election day is Tuesday, Sept. 19, and that means a trip to the polls ahead of November's general election.


 

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