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West Roxbury Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting West Roxbury, Massachusetts and beyond.

 

As we look ahead to November’s elections, West Roxbury Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

U.S. Senator Scott Brown: Fresh off an underdog special election victory and two years in the Senate, Brown faces his first, fierce challenge.

Elizabeth Warren: The Senate hopeful has made her name as a financial watchdog with a serious bite. Now in her first political campaign, she's taking on a popular Republican incumbent and facing questions about her past.

Massachusetts Ballot Initiatives: From car repair to medical marijuana, there are several questions supporters hope to put to the electorate.

U.S. Representative Stephen Lynch: With redistricting, Lynch is getting to know his district's constituents, just like they're getting to know him for the first time.

Mitt Romney: The Former Massachusetts governor hopes two times is a charm as his second presidential campaign prepares for a long battle with President Barack Obama. 

Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 09:08 AM
Make a special note to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates for the Presidency, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green) to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1
Jody Hensley November 06, 2012 at 03:35 AM
Take 3 Minutes to Learn More about Question 3 at: http://mavotenoonquestion3.com/question-3-in-3-minutes/ Question 3 is a "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" warn citizens in California and Colorado where pot stores have proliferated under a law similar to the one proposed here. The language in this 6-page law includes "other conditions" which allows virtually anyone to get a marijuana recommendation for any reason. There can be 35 pot stores in the first year, but there is no upper limit in the law. This is the LEAST RESTRICTIVE marijuana law in New England. With an undefined 60-day supply, amounting to hundreds of joints, allowed on a person or in a car, theft and diversion to black market sales are inevitable. Home grow sites are already subject to criminal break-ins in neighborhoods as close as Rhode Island. And even the Obama administration has called rising levels of youth use and addiction a legitimate public health issue. There has to be a better way to be compassionate. Please get the details before you vote. To learn about Question 3 go to: www.MaVoteNoOnQuestion3.com

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