Election Guide: Essex 18th
Your guide for the Essex 18th race.
In the 2012 election, Andover residents will pick a representative for state representative of the Essex 18th District.
- Republican Incumbent Jim Lyons was elected in 2010 and faces his first reelection battle. Lyons had no other Republican challegners in the September primary.
- Democrat Barbara L'Italien served as state representative for several years but lost to Lyons in 2010 and is now seeking the seat again. L'Italien had no other Democratic challegners in the September primary.