Friday, June 8, 2012
State Rep. Dykema wrote to challenger Marty Lamb on Thursday declining his proposed "clean campaign" pledge.
State Rep. Carolyn Dykema declined on Thursday to sign a "clean campaign" pledge proposed by her challenger, Marty Lamb, in the race for Representative of Massachusetts' Eight Middlesex District. "I have worked hard to run substantive, respectful, issue-based campaigns and have never resorted to negative campaigning. Voters Iʼve talked with have appreciated campaigns that are free of distracting gimmicks and contrived campaign pledges," Dykema wrote in her response. Lamb's proposed campaign regulations include banning "personal attacks, name calling or underhanded tactics such as negative push polling." Additionally, it prohibits outside organizations from buying advertising for the candidates. "I am heartened to hear that you now see …
Monday, May 14, 2012
State Rep. Carolyn Dykema will kick her campaign off with an event at Pejamajo Cafe.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Courtesy Carolyn Dykema State Representative Carolyn Dykema will kick off her campaign for re-election on Tuesday, May 15 with an open house and fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Pejamajo Cafe in Holliston. Joining her during the evening will be current and former officials, as well as supporters from the four towns in her district. The public is invited to attend. “I’m very excited to kick off this campaign,” Dykema said. “There is nothing more gratifying to me than being a full-time advocate for our communities.” I hope the voters of this district will give me the opportunity to continue to serve. There’s still much work to be done.” Representative Dykema serves the 8th Middlesex District which includes Holliston, Hopkinton, …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Holliston's Marty Lamb collected 1,500 signatures for his campaign for the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Courtesy Marty Lamb for State Rep. Marty Lamb, Republican candidate for State Representative in the Eighth Middlesex District, announced that his team has collected over 1,500 signatures for his campaign for the Massachusetts House. This is ten times the amount needed. "I'm thrilled so many people signed my nomination papers and want me to run for State Representative. This shows our campaign to put people back to work, demand integrity and accountability at the State House, and control state spending has both grassroots support and momentum," said Lamb. Only 150 certified signatures are required to make the ballot for State Representative. Yesterday, Lamb's team submitted 1,500 to the four town clerks in the district. "This is a …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
A specialist in job creation, Marty Lamb is challenging incumbent Carolyn Dykema in 2012.
Courtesy Marty Lamb In front of a large group of friends and family, Marty Lamb officially announced his candidacy for State Representative on Tuesday. "After receiving much encouragement, today I am proud to announce my candidacy for State Representative. After working with New Jobs for Massachusetts for the past year, it became clear that Beacon Hill is broken. Nothing is getting done about fixing our economy. Right now we have a high unemployment rate of close to 7 percent, and on top of that we have an underemployment rate of 8.9 percent. This is not a thriving economy. This is a tragedy. We need new leadership at the State House. The people of this district can count on me to roll up my sleeves and put in the long hours to implement …