Compared to the rest of the platform there is very little substance to the Ethics and Transparency Plank of Democratic Platform Draft ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY Massachusetts Democrats believe that public officials should be held to the … [Read more...]
Candidate Interviews Online and On The Air
The interviews include: - Denise Garlick, Gary McNeil, and Jerry Wasserman; candidates for the Norfolk 13th state rep district (Lida Harkins' seat that includes Needham, Dover, and half of Medfield). - Mac D'Alessandro, candidate for the … [Read more...]
In their own words: your choices for State Auditor
Opening Remarks Suzanne Bump BMG: "One reason for running: Passion for making govt work. Was state rep & Gov Patrick's Sec. of Labor. 14 yrs as atty for non-profits. Only candidate with state gov and biz experience. … [Read more...]
Is Mike Lake a Democrat?
He wants to replace the income tax with a national sales tax like Mike Huckabee: http://www.casdn.neu.edu/chron... He supports welfare to work, and was very hesitant to come out in opposition to DOMA and DADT when asked by a conservative. … [Read more...]
Reminder to Bloggers, Voters: #MAAud Virtual Forum this Wednesday
Dear Bloggers, Reporters, & Political Commentators,The Young Democrats of Massachusetts invite you to attend a Virtual Auditor's Forum. We hope that you'll attend with questions for the candidates and live-blog, … [Read more...]
Boston Herald Endorses Mike Lake!
The Boston Herald has endorsed Mike Lake and I agree with their assessment. Like Mike, I have to wonder why it takes 42 supervisors to supervise 43 workers as the Auditor's office is currently constituted. Further, having met and spoken … [Read more...]
Boston Globe Endorses Suzanne Bump
Tomorrow's Boston Sunday Globe features an endorsement of Suzanne Bump in the Democratic Primary for State Auditor. Here is the Globe's reasoning: Of the three candidates for the Democratic nomination for auditor, former state labor … [Read more...]
Worcester Meet & Greet for Mike Lake
I am hosting a Meet & Greet for Auditor candidate Mike Lake in Worcester this coming Monday, August 9. Hope some of you in the area can join us to meet Mike and ask him any questions you might have about the race and his ideas for the … [Read more...]
Sonia Chang-Diaz’s campaign kickoff was a rousing success !
Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz is a newcomers to Beacon Hill who fights for the rights of her constituents and for democracy. Her campaign kickoff today was a grass roots standing room only high energy event! Along with a rousing … [Read more...]
Guy Glodis: what happened? (WITH POLL)
I have a few ideas. The first one is that people finally got fed up with him. There are certainly enough things out there about him to make people turn away from him. He could have very easily alienated former supporters … [Read more...]