David Dunford for State Representative

David Dunford is running for State Representative in the 4th Barnstable district against 2 term incumbent Sarah Peake.  David Dunford has $7,164.60 and Sarah Peake has $31,843.16  cash on hand according to their 2009 year end reports with OCPF.

David Dunford is a 2 term Selectman in the town of Orleans.  He has also served as Chairman of Orleans’ Community Preservation Committee and on the Board of Directors of Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod.  After serving as a Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch he founded the Bank of Cape Cod in 2006.  David Dunford’s formal kickoff is this Friday, February 5th at the Four Points Sheraton in Eastham, MA.  More information can be found on his campaign website DavidDunford.org.

The 4th Barnstable district is still a good one for a Republican but has been trending more liberal in recent years.  It consists of the towns of Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet.  This is the last district on Cape Cod where the “elbow” towns trend more conservative and the towns on the end trend very liberal.

In 2004, Shirley Gomes (R) defeated Sarah Peake (D) by a 57% to 43% margin.

In 2006, Shirley Gomes retired creating an open seat.  Sarah Peake (D) defeated Aaron Maloy (R) by a 56% to 44% margin.

In 2008, Sarah Peake (D) defeated Donald Howell (R) by a 68% to 32% margin.

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Scott Brown vs Martha Coakley 2010 results:

4th Barnstable

Chatham: 2,179 to 1,488

Eastham: 1,473 to 1,540

Harwich: 3,597 to 2,635

Orleans: 1,961 to 1,705

Provincetown: 238 to 1,344

Truro: 396 to 673

Wellfleet: 596 to 1,075

TOTAL: 10,440 to 10,460

TOTAL: 50.0% to 50.0%

Scott Brown won by 5% statewide, but lost by less than 0.1% in the 4th Barnstable.

Obama vs McCain 2008 Results:

4th Barnstable

Chatham: 2,570 to 2,113

Eastham: 2,349 to 1,416

Harwich: 4,523 to 3,302

Orleans: 2,158 to 1,867

Provincetown: 2,067 to 256

Truro: 1,050 to 353

Wellfleet: 1,546 to 591

TOTAL: 16,263 to 9,898

TOTAL: 62.2% to 37.8%

John McCain lost by 26% statewide, but only 24.4% in the 4th Middlesex.

Healey + Mihos vs Patrick + Ross 2006 Results:

4th Barnstable

Chatham: 1,910 + 279 vs 1,603 + 96

Eastham: 1,151 + 231 vs 1,592 + 69

Harwich: 2,811 + 547 vs 2,907 + 170

Orleans: 1,658 + 239 vs 1,778 + 84

Provincetown: 248 + 83 vs 1,571 + 42

Truro: 283 + 82 vs 822 + 27

Wellfleet: 451 + 101 vs 1,075 + 61

TOTAL: 8,512 + 1,562 vs 11,348 + 549

TOTAL: 38.7% + 7.1% vs 51.6% + 2.5%

Kerry Healy lost by 21% statewide, but only 12.9% in the 4th Middlesex.  If the Mihos and Ross numbers are included, “conservative” leaning candidates lost to “liberal” candidates 16% statewide, but only 8.3% in the 4th Middlesex.

Please read the other candidates and distrcits I have profiled for the 2010 elections.

Steven Levy State Representative, 4th Middlesex.

Brad Marston State Representative, 8th Suffolk.

Steve Adam State Representative, 2nd Franklin.

Kurt Hayes State Representative, 37th Middlesex.

Kara Fratto State Representative, 30th Middlesex.

Paul Avella State Representative, 2nd Middlesex.

Shaunna O’Connell State Representative, 3rd Bristol.

Kevin Kuros State Representative, 8th Worcester.

Geoff Diehl State Representative, 7th Plymouth.

Patrick Foran State Representative, 1st Barnstable

Ryan Fattman State Representative, 18th Worcester

Brett Schetzsle State Representative, 6th Essex

Brad Williams State Senate, Suffolk & Norfolk

Richard Ross State Senate, Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex

David Pottier State Senate, 1st Plymouth and Bristol

Lew Evangelidis Sheriff, Worcester.

Kamal Jain Auditor.

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