"I'm ready to get back to work for our communities: pursuing local economic development opportunities; fighting for fair and adequate funding for our schools," Lewis said.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
State Rep. Jason Lewis won re-election, beating challenger George Georgountzos on election day Tuesday.
State Rep. Jason Lewis won re-election, defeating challenger George Georgountzos on election day Tuesday. After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham, Georgountzos conceded victory in the state representative race to the incumbent. Lewis Ready to Move Forward In a statement posted on Patch, Lewis recognized Georgountzos for his work in the community. "I want to congratulate George Georgountzos for his commitment to public service," Lewis said. "It is not easy to put yourself and your family in the public eye and run for elected office." Lewis wrote that he is "ready to get back to work: pursuing local economic development opportunities; fighting for fair and adequate funding for all our schools; championing quality, …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Voters made decisions on car repairs, assisted suicide and medical marijuana in the statewide election.
Question 1: Right to Repair Voters approved the “Right to Repair” ballot question, which would give consumers more choices when fixing a car in today's election. According to numbers on boston.com, 85 percent of voters approved the question, with 51 percent of the state reporting at 10:15 p.m. The initiative requires automakers to make computer software codes for repairs more accessible to independent repair shops and car owners by 2015. But in July, state legislators devised a compromise that would give carmakers until 2018 to comply with the new law, according to a Boston Globe report. By approving Question 1, voters trumped that compromise and enacted the “Right to Repair” act as written on the ballot. “Voters sent a clear message to …
After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham, State Rep. candidate George Georgountzos has conceded the victory to incumbent Jason Lewis.
After losing six of seven precincts in his home town of Stoneham Tuesday night, George Georgountzos conceded victory in the state representative race to incumbent Jason Lewis. After a long campaign season Chris Kellog, campaign manager for Lewis, said the team and Lewis were excited for the win. "I am extraordinarily happy, and I did not expect Jason to do as well as he did," Kellog said. "I really feel that it speaks to the quality of an individual of Jason because he did do so well." Keollog also wished Geogountzos luck in his future political endeavors. "George is a nice guy, and I would encourage him to rethink his strategies in two years if he plans on running again," Kellogg said. In an interview with Stoneham Patch from his campaign…
Democrat Elizabeth Warren beat incumbent candidate Scott Brown in the Massachusetts U.S. Senate race.
Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren has beaten incumbent Republican candidate Scott Brown for a seat on the U.S. Senate, according to the Associated Press. Warren is won by a margin of eight percentage points, 54 percent to 46 percent, making her the first female senator elected in Massachusetts. An estatic Warren addressed a crowd of hundreds of excited supporters at the Copley Fairmont Plaza hotel in Boston on Tuesday night. "We did what everyone thought was impossible," she said. "We taught a scrappy, first-time candidate how to win." "You took on the powerful Wall Street banks and let them know that you want a Senator out there fighting for the middle class all of the time," she said. "And despite the odds, you elected the first …
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Stay with Winchester Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m. LIVE 2012 WINCHESTER ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Elizabeth Warren Ed Markey See the attached PDF for a breakdown of votes by precinct. Share your photos and videos from Election Day by clicking the Upload Photos and Video button! Also, tell us what've seen at the polls in the comments below: How long did you wait to vote today? Which candidate has the most visible presence among signholders? Join the conversation in the comments. Scott Brown (R), Elizabeth Warren (D): U.S. Senate Scott Brown has represented Massachusetts in the U.S. Senate since a January 2010 special election held to fill the U.S. …
Here are the ballots you will see at the polls today.
Visit the Winchester Election Guide for more information.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Take a few minutes to read the state representatives' stance on local issues before heading to the polls.
Still trying to decide which state representative is best for you? We have a roundup of interviews, readers' questions and debate recaps to help you decide. Candidates: Incumbent Jason Lewis, D-Winchester Challenger George Georgountzos, R-Stoneham Getting to know your candidates: Profiles: Debates: Readers' Questions: Other Info:
Here's a list of precincts for Winchester voters on Election Day.
Here's a quick guide to what you need to know on Election Day. If you have any questions, ask in the comments section, and we will get them answered for you. Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 6. Voting is open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Voting Locations: A PDF map of the precincts is attached. If you don't know your precinct, use this Poll Locator to find it. Candidates: State Representative U.S. Congress, 5th Massachusetts District U.S. Senate President What you need: You have to provide identification at the polls if your driver’s license number or the last four digits of your social security number on the voter registration form cannot be verified, and you did not provide identification at the time of your registration. Here are the forms of IDs that…
The candidates, voting information and issues that will be affecting Winchester.