Tom Tierney topped fellow Republicans Frank Addivinola and Jeff Semon Thursday.
Framingham's Tom Tierney is the Republican selection for the Massachusetts 5th district seat in Congress, the AP reports. Tierney, a 69-year-old actuary consultant, topped fellow Republicans Frank Addivinola of Malden and Jeff Semon of Lexington. He will face incumbent Ed Markey, who has served 18 straight terms in Washington, in the general election in November. According to the AP, Tierney received 42 percent of the vote, Addivinola placed second with 31 percent and Semon received 28 percent. A total of 11,539 ballots were cast in fifth district primary. Tierney previously ran for in Congress in 2010, losing in the Republican primary to Gerry Dembrowski in the primary. Dembroski went on to lose to Markey. An official from Tierney's camp …
Jeff Semon and Frank Addivinola face off in Sept. 6's primary for the right to challenge Democratic Congressman Ed Markey. Here's how their campaign finances look.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Jeff Semon is ahead of fellow Republican Frank Addivinola when it comes to fundraising in the Massachusetts 5th Congressional District race, but both have a long way to go before they match the fundraising prowess of 35-year Democratic Incumbent Ed Markey. According to the Federal Election Commission, from April 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012, Semon raised $21,086 in contributions and took out no loans. Meanwhile, Addivinola raised $6,810 in contributions between Jan. 1 and June 30 of this year, and took out $8,870 in loans. Both candidates are in the black on their financial sheets. Semon has spent $17,772 on operating his campaign, while Addivinola has spent $1,200 on operating his campaign and $5,634 in loan repayments. Markey far …