With Ryan Fattman (R-Webster) challengine Dick Moore (D-Uxbridge) for the State Senate, the race to replace him is shaping up. Webster Republican Joe McKenna this morning announced for the seat. McKenna is currently Representative Peter Durant’s (R-Spencer)legislative aide. His announcement appeared on his website this morning.
Welcome to my new web site!
My name is Joe McKenna and I’m excited to announce that I’m running for State Representative in the 18th Worcester District, consisting of Sutton, Douglas, 1/3 of Oxford, and my own home town of Webster in Southern Worcester County,.
This web site will serve as your link directly to my campaign. You can peruse recent news clippings, check out photos of campign events, find out how to get involved by volunteering, donating, or both!, and perhaps most importantly; you can find why I’m running for State Rep and read some of my positions on the issues that are most important to the voters of the 18th Worcester district.
Please feel free to contact me directly with a phone call or e-mail; my contact info can be found on the ‘contact’ tab or at the bottom of each page.
So click around for a while and learn about my candidacy for State Representative. I look forward to getting the chance to meet and talk with you about the future of MA and the 18th Worcester District!
This district is the fourth most Republican in the state. In his 2010 special election Scott Brown garnered 69% in his victory over Martha Coakley in the district. Charlie Baker received 53% of the vote in the district in the fall of 2010.
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In 2012 Scott Brown got 62.5% in his election vs. Elizabeth Warren in the district, and the district was won by Mitt Romney against Barack Obama with 52.4% of the vote.
There are three Democrats who have opened campaign accounts for the seat with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance: David Cortese of Douglas, Brenda Ennis of Oxford, and Mark Dowgiewicz of Webster.