Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Voters made decisions on car repairs, assisted suicide and medical marijuana in the statewide election.
Question 1: Right to Repair Voters approved the “Right to Repair” ballot question, which would give consumers more choices when fixing a car in today's election. According to numbers on boston.com, 85 percent of voters approved the question, with 51 percent of the state reporting at 10:15 p.m. The initiative requires automakers to make computer software codes for repairs more accessible to independent repair shops and car owners by 2015. But in July, state legislators devised a compromise that would give carmakers until 2018 to comply with the new law, according to a Boston Globe report. By approving Question 1, voters trumped that compromise and enacted the “Right to Repair” act as written on the ballot. “Voters sent a clear message to …
Democrat Elizabeth Warren beat incumbent candidate Scott Brown in the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race.
Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren has beaten incumbent Republican candidate Scott Brown for a seat on the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated Press. Warren is won by a margin of eight percentage points, 54 percent to 46 percent, making her the first female senator elected in Massachusetts. An estatic Warren addressed a crowd of hundreds of excited supporters at the Copley Fairmont Plaza hotel in Boston on Tuesday night. "We did what everyone thought was impossible," she said. "We taught a scrappy, first-time candidate how to win." "You took on the powerful Wall Street banks and let them know that you want a Senator out there fighting for the middle class all of the time," she said. "And despite the odds, you elected the first …
Updates on the 2012 federal and state elections will be posted here throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections.
Make Holliston-Hopkinton Patch your source for all the local updates you need around the election. If there's a question you have add it in the comments and we'll find the answer for you. LIVE 2012 Holliston ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Edward Markey Carolyn Dykema LIVE 2012 Hopkinton ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden 5:30 p.m., Holliston High School As of 5 p.m. 6,113 residents have voted in town. More than 60 percent of the town's registered voters already in the box before the after work crowd even arrives. The parking lot is packed because there's a game going on on the field. 12 p.m., Holliston High School Everything is going smooth here so far. 2,888 voters as of 11 a.m. 9:15 a.m., Holliston High School Already 1,482 voters have …
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Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Ask a question of Kennedy, the Democrat who is running against Republican Sean Bielat for the Fourth Congressional District Seat.
Fourth District voters: get your questions ready. Democrat Joe Kennedy III, who is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat, will be answering reader questions in a live text chat this Friday, Oct. 12. A Brookline resident, Kennedy is running against Norfolk Republican Sean Bielat to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Barney Frank. The live chat Q&A will run for 45 minutes. To submit a question, come back to Newton Patch at 1 p.m. on Oct. 12, click on the live chat, enter your name and you will be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions in the comments section below this article, and we'll do our best to add them to the questions queue. We will publish the live chat …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Got questions for the Republican congressional candidate who is facing off against Democrat Joe Kennedy III? Tune in at noon on Oct. 11.
If you have a question for Republican congressional candidate Sean Bielat, or you just want to see how he responds to readers' questions, Patch is the place to be. Bielat, who is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat, will take your questions in a live text chat on Patch Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon. A Norfolk resident, Bielat is running against Brookline Democrat Joe Kennedy III to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Barney Frank. The live chat Q&A will run for an hour. To submit a question, come back to Hopkinton Patch at noon on Oct. 11, click on the live chat, enter your name and you will be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions in the comments section below this …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Holliston and Hopkinton.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Holliston-Hopkinton Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Bookmark this page for updates. Races STATE: NATIONAL: Letters to the Editor: All Letters regarding the Nov. 6 election must be submitted no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2.
Monday, October 1, 2012
A former assistant district attorney for the Cape and Middlesex County, Kennedy running for his first political seat. He is running in the Democratic primary for the seat, which will be held Thurs., Sept. 6.
Monday, October 1, 2012
As we gear up for the general election, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Democratic candidate Joe Kennedy III: Name : Joseph Patrick Kennedy III Also known as : Joe Age : 31 Place of residence : Brookline, MA Attended college : Yes College : Stanford University Degree : Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Management Science and Engineering Year of graduation : 2003 University : Harvard Law School Area of research : Law Year of graduation : 2009 Job titles held : Assistant District Attorney (Middlesex County), Assistant District Attorney (Cape and Islands District), Student Attorney & Outreach …
After challenging Barney Frank in 2010, and giving Frank one of the closest races in his 30-year career, Bielat is giving the Fourth District seat another shot. He is running in the Republican primary for the seat, which will be held Thurs., Sept. 6.
Monday, October 1, 2012
As we gear up for the general election, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Republican candidate Sean Bielat: Name : Mr. Sean Bielat Age : 37 Place of residence : Norfolk, Massachusetts Attended college : Yes College : Georgetown University Degree : B.A University : Harvard University Degree : Public Policy Has served in the military: Yes Rank : Major Job titles held : N/A Employers : N/A [Editor's Note: Bielat heads up the website OneClickPolitics.com.] Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: Congress Chamber/district: Fourth Incumbent: No Previous …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Mr. Johnson, a former Governor of New Mexico, is the nominee of the Libertarian Party for President of the United States in the 2012 elections.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Name : Mr. Gary Johnson Age : 59 Place of residence : Taos, N.M. Attended college : Yes College : University of New Mexico Degree : Bachelor's Degree Year of graduation : 1975 Job titles held : Door-to-Door Handyman Business Owner, Big J Enterprises Founder/Chairman, Our America Initiative Party affiliation : Libertarian Running for a: Federal office Running for position: President of the United States Incumbent: No First elected: 1994 Previous elective offices : Governor, N.M. Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : None. Address 731 E South Temple Salt Lake City Utah 84102 Website : http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/ Twitter : www.http://twitter.com/govgaryjohnson Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/…