Andover selectman Alex Vispoli is throwing a campaign kick-off party at Salvatore's this Thursday, Feb. 28, for his re-election bid to the Andover Board of Selectmen.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Selectman Alex Vispoli has filed a bill, with the help of Rep. Jim Lyons, that would prohibit cash donations to a state candidate's campaign, among other reforms to campaign finance.
This was submitted by Andover selectman Alex Vispoli. Alex Vispoli, an Andover Selectman announced that he has filed legislation to change state laws on campaign finance. His bill will require more transparency and allow voters to know who is paying for promotional literature. “Last year I received a ton of comments and support from people when I suggested my campaign finance reform plan. It was clear that people want more transparency when electing their officials, so I decided to file this important bill despite not winning the Senate seat,” said Vispoli. “I don’t just talk about issues. I take action.” Vispoli’s bill contains the following reforms: · No more cash donations. All contributions would have to be made in the form of a check …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
State Rep. Paul Adams grabbed just enough votes to beat Andover selectman Alex Vispoli in the race for the Republican nomination for the Second Essex and Middlesex senate district.
State Rep. Paul Adams will be challenging Sen. Barry Finegold for his seat in the state senate in November, according to unofficial election results. Adams won the Republican nomination on Thursday, beating challenger Andover selectman Alex Vispoli by less than 100 votes. Adams beat Vispoli, garnering 50.87 percent of the votes in the Second Essex and Middlesex district, which consists of Andover, Tewksbury, Dracut and Lawrence. In votes, Adams beat Vispoli with 2,648 votes to 2,557 votes. Finegold won the Democratic nomination unopposed. Vispoli did win his town, beating Adams 1,267 votes to 754 votes in Andover. Andover's voter turnout was 13.9 percent. Check back with Andover Patch in the morning for the full article.
Friday, August 31, 2012
The two candidates running for the Second Essex and Middlesex Senate seat participated in a forum Thursday night in Andover.
State Rep. Paul Adams and Selectman Alex Vispoli, the two candidates fighting for the Republican nomination for the Second Essex and Middlesex Senate seat, discussed private sector job growth, healthcare and personal experience during the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum Thursday. Both Vispoli and Adams also traded barbs during the forum, with Adams criticizing Vispoli's record of voting Democrat and Vispoli calling out Adams' lack of private sector job experience and Adams' scandal with campaign finance. The two candidates are hoping to garner the votes during the state primary next Thursday in order to win the Republican nomination and face the incumbent, Sen. Barry Finegold. The forum, which was sponsored by the Andover/North…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Republican candidate for State Senate and Andover selectman Alex Vispoli supported ethics reform at the State House this week.
This press release was provided by the Committee to Elect Alex Vispoli for State Senate. Monday, in front of the State House as the Senate prepares to debate the budget this week Alex Vispoli, Republican candidate for the State Senate in the Second Essex and Middlesex district, endorsed Tom Keyes’ Legislative Integrity Plan. “As a father I want my children to look up to their leaders. Right now Massachusetts government cannot be held in high esteem when the State House is plagued by repeated scandals and information is withheld from the public,” said Vispoli. “We need legislators who live by high standards and don’t try to skirt around our laws or break them. By creating more transparency and accountability, we will be preventing future…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Andover Selectman Alex Vispoli officially announced his candidacy for a seat in the state senate Tuesday night at a kick-off party at Andolini’s in Andover.
Dozens of guests filed into the elegant function room at Andolini’s Tuesday night to raise a glass to state senate candiate Alex Vispoli during his kick-off event. Restaurant staff served gourmet pizza while elected officials from Andover and surrounding communities mingled alongside supporters for Vispoli and his bid for the second Essex and Middlesex State Senate seat, covering Andover, Dracut, Lawrence and Tewksbury. Vispoli will be challenging current Sen. Barry Finegold (D-Andover), but first Rep. Paul Adams (R-Andover) during the Sept. 6 Republican primary. Learn more about Vispoli's campaign at AlexVispoli.com. The 9-year selectman made it clear that the current leadership is not providing the attention that is needed in the …