Posts Tagged ‘Indepdendent’

postheadericon Boston: Obama pal Patrick wins re-election as Mass. gov.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has bucked the anti-incumbent trend and won a second term with the help of some of the same political advisers who hope to do the same in two years for his friend President Barack Obama. Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Plymouth & Norfolk District: Hedlund holds on to seat

State Senator Bob Hedlund will continue to represent Plymouth and Norfolk Senate Seat after an early win last night. Hedlund a Republican from Weymouth took on Independent Paul Kearney of Cohasset. Hedlund has served as state senator from 1991 to 1992 and then again from 1994 to 2010. The Plymouth and Norfolk district is made up of the towns Duxbury, Hingham, Hull, Marshfield, Norwell, Scituate, Cohasset, and Weymouth.

postheadericon AP News: Lively turnout as Mass. governor race concludes

By GLEN JOHNSON, AP Political Writer

BOSTON (AP) – The nearly two-year Massachusetts gubernatorial race is over but for the voting.

Gov. Deval Patrick is trying to fend off a pro-GOP, anti-incumbent wave that threatened his colleagues in 37 races across the nation. GOP challenger Charles Baker is hoping to take advantage of that tide. Read the rest of this entry »

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