Posts Tagged ‘election’
Democratic Senate President Therese Murray was reelected to the Plymouth and Barnstable senate seat last night. Murray, of Plymouth has served in the state senate for 18 years. She won over Republican challenger Tom Keyes. The Plymouth and Barnstable state senate district, which includes Bourne, Falmouth, Kingston, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Sandwich, and Barnstable precincts 10, 11 and 12.
Democrat Tom Calter of Kingston will head into his third term in office after winning last night’s race for the 12th Plymouth District seat. Calter won over Republican Josepeh Truschelli of Plymouth. Kingston and Plympton, as well as Precinct 1 in Halifax, precincts 1 and 6 in Duxbury, precincts 1, 11 and 13 in Plymouth and precincts 1 and 5 in Middleborough.
[singlepic id=129 w=210 h=120 mode=watermark float=left] The two candidates vying for the Plymouth and Norfolk Senate seat take part in a forum and debate the issues. State Senator Bob Hedlund, a Republican from Weymouth takes on challenger, Indepdenent Paul Kearney of Cohasset in a WATD Political Forum held at the station’s Marshfield studios. [display_podcast]
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press Writer
Package store owners and liquor distributors are pushing for Question 1 to pass on the Nov. 2 state ballot, repealing the 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol.