Wednesday, March 6, 2013
One candidate has name recognition, but experts say no one has separated himself from the field yet.
The window for the three combatants for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate special election to make a name for themselves is a small one, with the April 30 primary just seven weeks away. Observers don’t believe there is a clear frontrunner at this point among the field of State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk), former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez. But strong fundraising, advertising and ground operations could change that quickly. Frank Talty, co-director of the UMass-Lowell Center For Public Opinion, believes Sullivan has a “slight advantage” at the moment because of his previous job, but not enough to pull away from Winslow and Gomez at the moment. “He had received some media attention in that…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Scott Nassa announces his candidacy for Sudbury Public Schools Committee.
My name is Scott Nassa and I am very pleased to announce my candidacy for Sudbury Public School Committee (SPSC). As many of you know, I ran for school committee two years ago in a highly contested election. Before I discuss my reasons for entering the race and what I feel I could contribute as a member of SPSC, I would like to address some previous events that will undoubtedly come up. During the last election, some communications took place that I deeply regret. I sent an email to a member of the school committee that was emotional and very negative. Unfortunately, my private email communication was then published town-wide. In my defense, while I had been attacked throughout the campaign, I never expected the animosity to extend to my …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Nomination papers deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 27
With only days to go before nomination papers are due in the race for U.S. Senate, last week was a busy one for announced and potential candidates looking to fill the seat left vacant by John Kerry’s appointment to Secretary of State. The Republican field lost one prominent candidate, and another generated a bit of controversy. On the Democratic side, Congressmen Edward Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) have been working through their pre-primary debate schedule and campaigning across the state. Democrats Markey and Lynch hit the road Both Democratic candidates hit the road again last week from Pittsfield to Salem, meeting with residents and attending fundraisers. Markey had campaign stops in Taunton, Fall River, Lowell …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Workshop also geared toward people who want to serve as campaign managers or treasurers.
Friday, January 4
Thinking about running for a town office or school committee position but aren’t sure how to start? (EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Nancy Brumback) The League of Women Voters of Sudbury will sponsor a Run for Office workshop Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., at Sudbury Town Hall, 322 Concord Rd., Sudbury. (Snow date is Jan. 17.) The workshop is designed for anyone who wants to know more about running for office or who might serve as a campaign manager or campaign treasurer. Rosemary Harvell, Sudbury Town Clerk, will explain the filing procedures and deadlines to run for town offices and for school committee in Sudbury’s town election March 25. Jason Tait, director of communications and public education, in the Office of Campaign…