Springfield City Councilor Adam Gomez talks his victory over an incumbent state senator despite turnout imbalances that skew the electorate.
BOSTON— Nearly two thirds of Massachusetts residents are not in favor of the current process on redistricting, according to a MassINC poll released today. Sixty-two percent of Massachusetts residents favor the establishment of an independent commission to decide how Congressional and Legislative districts will be redrawn, compared to just 23 percent who favor leaving authority with
The Big (Ballot) Question in the Gateways?
Question 4 – The Massachusetts Paid Sick Days Initiative Of the four ballot measures to be decided by voters this November, Question 4 seems to have caused the least amount of political buzz across the Commonwealth. The ballot question that looks to repeal the casino law, and to a lesser extent the other two questions
Candidates Debra Boronski (R) – East Longmeadow Michael Franco (America First Party) – Holyoke (not in the Senate District) Eric Lesser (D) – Longmeadow The Western Massachusetts 1st Hampden and Hampshire Senate District includes parts of two Gateway Cities – Springfield and Chicopee – along with the several surrounding towns. The Republicans have fielded a
Mimicking much of the rest of the Commonwealth, Gateway Cities voted resoundingly to send Democrat Attorney General Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker to compete in the general election for the State’s highest office. Baker, who was fending off a Tea Party challenge from businessman Mark Fisher, took all but one of the Commonwealth’s twenty-six
Many thanks to all candidates who fought hard to make the Commonwealth’s Gateway Cities better places to live, work, and play this primary season. Below you will find a rundown of the winning candidates (in red) in contested House and Senate races. Candidates for opposing parties are included as reference even if not contested. Attleboro
As voters in Commonwealth head to the polls today (or at least an estimated twenty-percent of them), most of the focus of the Massachusetts political establishment will be tightly trained on the open primaries for four of the six statewide constitutional offices. Data collected MassInc Polling Group shows that voters in Gateway Cities will play