Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Voter’s can check for their current precinct and polling place by calling the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-623-8255 or by going on the Town Web Site at www.andoverma.gov.
Andover Town Clerk Lawrence Murphy said that voters will be going to two separate locations to vote in the Special Primary today. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and Sub-precinct 9A will vote at the Andover High School Field House on Shawsheen Road. Meanwhile, Precincts 1, 7, Sub-precinct 7A and Precinct 8 will vote at the Center at Punchard, formerly the Andover Senior Center, on Whittier Court. Republican voters will be deciding whether to nominate three different individuals for the US Sente seat, which include State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez and former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan. Congressmen Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and Edward Markey (D-Malden) will be vying …
Patch editors interviewed each of the candidates running for U.S. Senate in the April 30 special election.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate meet in their second debate.
The combatants for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate special election will square off Monday night in Lowell for their second debate leading up to the April 30 primary. Congressmen Edward Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) will participate in the debate being held at 7:30 p.m. at Durgin Hall on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The debate is being sponsored by UMass Lowell’s Center for Public Opinion and the Boston Herald. Questions for the debate will be posed by UMass Lowell students while the moderator will be reporter Jaclyn Cashman, according to the university. Markey and Lynch previously met for their first debate March 27 at the Channel 5 studios in Needham. The two candidates agreed …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Town Clerk Lawrence Murphy recently announced all of the specific details regarding Andover's April 30 Special Election Primary to fill John Kerry's seat in the US Senate.
Debates have been heating up all winter among candidates vying for John Kerry's seat in the US Senate and the Andover Town Clerk's office is making sure Andover residents will be all set in voting for their party's candidate. Andover Town Clerk Lawrence Murphy said that voters will be going to two separate locations to vote in the Special Primary on April 30. Voting hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and Sub-precinct 9A will vote at the Andover High School Field House on Shawsheen Road. Meanwhile, Precincts 1, 7, Sub-precinct 7A and Precinct 8 will vote at the Center at Punchard, formerly the Andover Senior Center, on Whittier Court. Republican voters will be deciding whether to nominate three different individuals …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
State party believes congressman is using taxpayer-funded resources for his campaign among other complaints, Boston Herald reports.
Congressman Edward Markey (D-Malden) will face an ethics complaint from the Bay State Republican Party that alleges coordination between the U.S. Senate candidate’s campaign and congressional office and improper use of footage from Congress in TV ads, according to a report in the Boston Herald Tuesday. MassGOP Executive Director Nate Little told the Herald they believe Markey has been using taxpayer-funded resources from his congressional office for campaign purposes. The state GOP plans on filing a letter with the House Committee on Ethics Tuesday, according to the Herald. Little also said two Markey campaign ads feature video footage from the House floor, as well as committee sessions, which Little told the Herald is forbidden under …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Here is the official local election platform on Andover Patch.
The 2013 Annual Town Election in Andover has finally arrived and three candidates will be vying for two seats on the illustrious Andover Board of Selectmen. At the end of the day one will go home and two will have to rise to the challenge and help lead the town, one of whom must be a candidate for reelection. Andover Patch wants to know what's happening with the election today; not just at the poll but all around town. From the coffee shop to the kitchen table, we want know what people are saying. Also, make sure to upload to this article any photos that scream Andover election...or just any local photos at all! Make sure to check with Patch throughoutht he day for updates on the election. The Annual Town Election is today, Tuesday, March …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
State Rep Daniel Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate
The quest to become the "Washington outsider" representing the Republican Party in this year's Massachusetts special senate election was underway at Stonehill College Tuesday night when GOP candidates met in their first primary debate. "Electing either of the Democratic nominees would be a sign of 'surrender' that we have given up," State Representative Daniel B. Winslow (R-Norfolk) said in his closing statement referring U.S. Congressmen Ed Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston). Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate, including Roe vs. Wade, gun control, immigration, social security, and the economy. The debate was …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidates forum on Saturday, March 16, for the candidates running in the March 26 Andover Town Election.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Selectman Alex Vispoli's campaign for reelection on the Board of Selectmen began at the newly opened Salvatore's Thursday night.
Selectman Alex Vispoli has been on the Board of Selectmen for 9 years and with that experience he hopes to help bring Andover residents the quality of service they expect, while working with less. Vispoli held his campaign reelection kick-off party at Salvatore's, which opened late last year, this past Thursday, Feb. 28, and said that finding creative ways to run the town at a lower costs is key in balancing the budget and maintaining the services that residents expect. "There's a quality of life that needs to be protected in Andover," said Vispoli. Roughly 75 people packed the function room at the Park Street Italian restaurant and were all there to show their support for the veteran selectman's reelection campaign. Vispoli said that …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the needed 10,000 names.
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the required number of signatures to run in the special election for U.S. Senate, according to the Boston Globe. U.S. Reps. Edward Markey, D-Malden, and Stephen Lynch, D-South Boston, each filed more than double the 10,000 certified signatures required. Markey led the way with nearly 34,000 signatures, while Lynch had just over 25,000. On the Republican side, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan filed nearly 19,000 signatures, followed by former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset at almost 17,000 and state Rep. Daniel Winslow of Norfolk at more than 13,000. Those totals only include those signatures submitted to the Secretary of State's office by Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline. City and town …