Monthly Archives: May 2013

Under 9% turnout rate for Boston Special elections today: implications for Special Senate race?

Dismal turnout the day after Memorial Day to fill the State Senate seat vacated by former State Senator Jack Hart of South Boston. Under 9% turnout. You read that correctly :UNDER 9% of people eligible to vote took the time … Continue reading

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Town of Hull Election results from yesterday

Posting because an election on a Monday is as ‘odd’ to me as an election date of June 25th……turnout looks low, but check out the BLANKS in some races. This town saw over 6000 voters turn out in November. Results … Continue reading

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Arrests made outside Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station Sunday

From Patriot Ledger: PLYMOUTH — Eight anti-nuclear activists, who staged a protest outside the Pilgrim plant entrance. have been charged with trespassing. Plymouth Police Capt. John Rogers said the eight were charged between 3:40 p.m. and shortly after 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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Voter turnout for Special Senate Election could depend upon when cities and towns end the 2012-2013 academic calendar

If this were ‘normal’ year, parents across the Commonwealth could anticipate their kids’ summer vacation to start somewhere between June 17-21. But is hasn’t been a ‘normal year’, weather-wise: we experienced a ferocious blizzard in February as well as a … Continue reading

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South Shore Democratic Caucus Meeting 5/9/13 brought out Democratic local Grassroots Activists and Party Chair

The South Shore Democratic Caucus held a meeting on May 9( almost a week ago) and as I  was in attendance, I gave myself some time to reflect on what occurred as John Walsh, Chair of the Massachusetts Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Is the South Shore/Southeast MA a Springboard for MA GOP candidates?

Who is Gabriel Gomez really? Simple answer:He’s a wealthy guy who lives in Cohasset. Around here, this is in the region “Below Boston”.  And saying he is a wealthy guy who lives in Cohasset  could be saying that about a … Continue reading

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South Carolina: Don’t ever lecture America on ‘morality’ ever again. Period.

Mark ‘Tell the people of South Carolina,the state of which I am the present Governor, that I am off hiking the Appalachia Trail while I am really visiting my mistress in Argentina” Sanford, defeated his Democratic challenger in a Special Congressional election … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging world for Below Boston

There have been some changes. The old website is gone and a few of us bloggers are back with a slightly different name , but really the same mission: to encourage citizen journalism, political activism, and to give voice to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the updated version of Below Boston

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