Tag Archives: open seats

Pedone Mum on Need for Special, Brownsberger Plans to Assist from Senate

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 10, 2011….Rep. Vincent Pedone on Tuesday deferred to his colleagues over whether there should be a special election to fill the Worcester House seat he’s vacating, while Rep. William Brownsberger said he was prepared to respond to his constituents from the Senate if his seat goes unfilled in 2012.…

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Secretary Galvin, Electoral Precedent is not on Your Side

Yesterday, we learned that Secretary of State William F. Galvin believes that approximately 45,00 residents of Worcester should go without representation for close to a year.  According to Galvin, this should happen because holding a special election in old districts, after new districts have been drawn could prove difficult. Precedence, even in a Presidential election year, is not on the…

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Are legislative departures a canary in the coal mine?

Are legislative departures a canary in the coal mine? By GLEN JOHNSON

AP Political Writer BOSTON- Slowing home sales, rising mortgage defaults and decreased consumer spending are signs of a sputtering economy. Are legislative resignations a similar sign of trouble in the House of Representatives? Rep. Paul Casey, D-Winchester, has become the latest in the 160-member House to announce he…

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Turkington opts out! What will the beautiful people do now?

Is the GOP competitive in this district? Or is this hopelessly moonbat territory?

FALMOUTH, Mass.-A Cape Cod lawmaker who has spent 20 years in the Legislature says he won’t seek re-election when his term expires later this year.

more stories like this Falmouth Democrat Eric Turkington says he’ll instead run for Barnstable County Register of Probate. Turkington says his time…

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