Friday, May 10, 2013
Congressman leads Gabriel Gomez by 17 points.
A new Suffolk University/7NEWS (WHDH) poll shows a strong lead for Democratic U.S. Congressman Edward Markey over Republican businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez in the race for the U.S. Senate special election. The poll of 500 likely voters has Markey at 52 percent and Gomez at 35 percent. Eleven percent of voters in the poll were undecided. A third-party candidate, Richard Heos of the Twelve Visions Party, got 1 percent and another 1 percent refused to respond. David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston, said along with the announcement of the poll that Markey has "a large lead over his Republican opponent who voters are unsure about." Indeed, 32 percent of those polled said …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
State Rep. Daniel Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate.
The quest to become the "Washington outsider" representing the Republican Party in this year's Massachusetts special senate election was underway at Stonehill College Tuesday night when GOP candidates met in their first primary debate. "Electing either of the Democratic nominees would be a sign of 'surrender' that we have given up," State Representative Daniel B. Winslow said in his closing statement referring U.S. Congressmen Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch. Winslow, former US attorney Michael J. Sullivan, and former Navy SEAL Gabriel E. Gomez discussed a wide-range of issues in the hour-long debate, including Roe vs. Wade, gun control, immigration, social security and the economy. The debate was sponsored by WickedLocal, WGBH and WCVB and a …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The deadlines for voting in the State's Special Election have been released.
With a special state election for senator set to take place in June, we have gathered all the important dates and deadlines leading up to the vote. FYI: As of now the last day of school in Framingham is also, June 25.
Friday, December 7, 2012
As part of her Starting With People Tour, Senator-Elect Elizabeth Warren will make a stop in Framingham Saturday, Dec. 8 at Nevins Hall.
As part of her Starting With People Tour, Senator-Elect Elizabeth Warren will make a stop in Framingham Saturday, Dec. 8. Warren be thanking people, who supported her election, and reaching out to families and small business owners, opening the door for everyone willing to work together to level the playing field. She will be at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Warren defeated incumbent Sen. Scott Brown to become the first woman senator from Massachusetts. The night before her election in November, she held a rally at Framingham High School that drew more than 1,000 supporters. The day she announced her candidacy for senate, she made a visit to Framingham.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Town meeting member Eric Silverman announces his candidacy for Framingham School Committee; there are two seats available in April 2013.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Editor's Note: Under the Framingham Patch election policy, each candidate is allowed to submit a written announcement. The following was submitted by the candidate - Eric Silverman. It is a great privilege to announce my candidacy for School Committee. I know well the challenges and assets of our school system--and the resources and supports necessary to ensure educational success for all students in our dynamic, diverse community. I pledge to harness my extensive professional, personal, and civic experiences to promote academic excellence so we educate our town’s children for an exciting, productive future. Professionally, I have more than two decades experience in higher education as a professor, department chair, program innovator, …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Heather Connolly, who won a 1-year seat to replace Rick Finlay on the School Committee, will run for re-election for a full 3-year seat.
Heather Connolly, who won a 1-year seat to replace Rick Finlay on the School Committee in April, told Framingham Patch she will run for re-election, for a full 3-year seat. Connolly has not pulled papers yet from the Town Clerk's office. Adam Blumer told Framingham Patch last week he will not seek re-election. There are two 3-year seats available on the Framingham School Committee in 2013. The town's election is in April. Connolly said she will submit a formal announcement to Patch after she pulls papers.