UPDATE: Election results are available at this post.
Tuesday, April 12th is the Special Election for the State Senate primary. Polls are open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Seven candidates are vying to fill the First Suffolk and Middlesex district seat left open by the recent resignation of Anthony Petruccelli. The district includes Boston’s North End / Waterfront, Beacon Hill, East Boston as well as Revere, Winthrop and parts of Cambridge. All seven candidates are running as Democrats, with no Republicans running, so whoever takes the primary will be the de facto winner at the May 10th general election.
The candidates, in alphabetical order, are:
- Joe Boncore (Winthrop)
- Lydia Edwards (East Boston)
- Diana Hwang (East Boston)
- Jay Livingstone (Beacon Hill)
- Steve Mirabito (Revere)
- Dan Rizzo (Revere)
- Paul Rodgers (East Boston)
Here are some recent posts and election coverage from the North End / Waterfront area:
- State Senate Candidates Face Off at North End Debate
- Meet Joe Boncore, State Senate Candidate
- Meet Lydia Edwards, State Senate Candidate
- Meet Diana Hwang, State Senate Candidate
- Meet Jay Livingstone, State Senate Candidate
- Meet Dan Rizzo, State Senate Candidate
- Ward 3 Democrats Split Endorsement Vote in State Senate Race
- Waterfront Development Focus at First State Senate Candidates Forum
- Take a Look at the Candidates Vying for State Senate Seat
Voting, Registration & Election Information for North End / Waterfront areas:
On election day, polls are open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
These are the polling locations serving most NorthEnd/Waterfront residents:
- Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennett Street
- Christopher Columbus Apartments, 145 Commercial Street
- 41 N. Margin St. – Knights of Columbus
- Harbor Towers / Rowes Wharf votes at City Hall
For primaries: Voters enrolled in a political party (Democratic, Green-Rainbow or Republican) may only vote in that party’s primary. Unenrolled voters (registered voters not enrolled in a political party commonly referred to as “independent”) may vote in the primary of their choice and remain unenrolled after voting.
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