Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2014 Massachusetts General Election

Massachusetts

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US Senate
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Brian J. Herr - R
Websitewww.brianherr.com
Edward J. Markey - D
Websitewww.edmarkey.com
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US House of Representatives
Representative In Congress Eighth District
Stephen F. Lynch - D
Websitewww.stephenflynch.com
62
Representative In Congress Fifth District
Katherine M. Clark - D
Websitekatherineclark.org
54
Representative In Congress First District
Richard E. Neal - D
Websitewww.nealforcongress.com
68
Representative In Congress Fourth District
Joseph P. Kennedy, III - D
Websitejoekennedyforcongress.com
36
Representative In Congress Ninth District
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John C. Chapman - R
Websitewww.johnchapman2014.com
William R. Keating - D
Websitewww.keatingforcongress.com
64
Representative In Congress Second District
James P. McGovern - D
Websitejimmcgovern.com
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Representative In Congress Seventh District
Michael E. Capuano - D
Websitewww.mikecapuano.com
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Representative In Congress Sixth District
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Seth W. Moulton - D
Websitewww.sethmoulton.com
Christopher J. Stockwell - I
Websitewww.stockwellforcongress.com
Richard R. Tisei - R
Websitetiseiforcongress.com
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Representative In Congress Third District
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Nicola S. Tsongas - D
Websitenikitsongas.com
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Roseann L. Ehrhard Wofford - R
Governor / Lieutenant Governor
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Charles D. Baker - R
Websitewww.charliebakerma.com
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Karyn E. Polito - R
Websitewww.karynpolitoforlg.com
Martha Coakley - D
Websitewww.marthacoakley.com
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Stephen J. Kerrigan - D
Websitewww.stevekerrigan.org
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Evan Falchuk - UI
Websitewww.falchuk2014.org
Angus Jennings - UI
Scott Lively - I
Websitewww.LivelyForGovernor.com
Shelly Saunders
Jeff McCormick - I
Websitewww.jmacforgov.org
Tracy Post - I
Massachusetts Statewide Offices
Attorney General
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Maura Healey - D
Websitewww.maurahealey.com
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John B. Miller - R
Secretary Of State
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William Francis Galvin - D
Websitewww.billgalvin.org
66
David D'Arcangelo - R
Websitewww.davein2014.com
Daniel L. Factor - G
Websitewww.electfactor.org
Auditor
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Suzanne M. Bump - D
Websitewww.suzannebump.com
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Patricia S. Saint Aubin - R
Websitewww.patriciasaintaubin.com
MK Merelice - G
Websitewww.gp.org/mk-merelice
Treasurer
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Deborah B. Goldberg - D
Websitewww.debgoldberg.com
Michael James Heffernan - R
Websitewww.mikeheffernan2014.com
Ian T. Jackson - G
Websitewww.ian-jackson.org
Massachusetts Senate
Berkshire, Hampshire And Franklin Senate District
Benjamin Brackett Downing - D
Websitewww.bendowning.org
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Bristol And Norfolk Senate District
James E. Timilty - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JET0
First Bristol And Plymouth Senate District
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Derek A. Maksy - R
Michael J. Rodrigues - D
Websitewww.michaelrodrigues.org
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Second Bristol And Plymouth Senate District
Mark C. Montigny - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/mcm0?
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Cape And Islands Senate District
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Ronald R. Beaty, Jr. - R
Websitewww.beatyforstatesenate.blog.com
Daniel A. Wolf - D
Websitesenatordanwolf.com
60
First Essex Senate District
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Kathleen A. O'Connor Ives - D
Websitewww.voteforives.com
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Shaun P. Toohey - R
Websitetooheyforsenate.com
Second Essex Senate District
Joan B. Lovely - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JBL0
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First Essex And Middlesex Senate District
Bruce E. Tarr - R
Websitewww.brucetarr.com
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Second Essex And Middlesex Senate District
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Barbara L'Italien - D
Alex J. Vispoli - R
Third Essex Senate District
Thomas M. McGee - D
Websitewww.mcgeeforsenate.com
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Hampden Senate District
James T. Welch - D
First Hampden And Hampshire Senate District
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Debra A. Boronski - R
Websiteboronskiforsenate.com
Eric Philip Lesser - D
Websitewww.ericlesser.com
Mike Franco - AF
Second Hampden And Hampshire Senate District
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Donald F. Humason, Jr. - R
Websitewww.donhumason.org
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Patrick T. Leahy - D
Websiteleahyforstatesenate.com
Hampshire And Franklin Senate District
Stanley C. Rosenberg - D
Websitewww.stanrosenberg.com
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First Middlesex Senate District
Eileen Donoghue - D
Websiteeileendonoghue.com
Second Middlesex Senate District
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Robert L. Cappucci, Jr. - R
Websitesites.google.com/site/votecappucci
Patricia D. Jehlen - D
Websitewww.patjehlen.com
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Third Middlesex Senate District
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Michael J. Barrett - D
Websitewww.barrettforstatesenate.org
Sandra B. Martinez - R
Websitewww.sandimartinez.com
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Fourth Middlesex Senate District
Kenneth J. Donnelly - D
Websitewww.kendonnelly.org
Fifth Middlesex Senate District
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Jason M. Lewis - D
Websiteelectjasonlewis.com
Monica C. Medeiros - R
Websitewww.votemonica.com
First Middlesex And Norfolk Senate District
Cynthia Stone Creem - D
Second Middlesex And Norfolk Senate District
Karen E. Spilka - D
Websitekarenspilka.com
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Middlesex & Suffolk Senate District
Sal DiDomenico - D
Websitewww.saldidomenico.com
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Middlesex And Worcester Senate District
James B. Eldridge - D
Websitewww.jamieeldridge.com
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Norfolk, Bristol And Plymouth Senate District
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Brian A. Joyce - D
Websitewww.brianajoyce.com
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Richard J. Ross - R
Websitewww.richardjross.com
Norfolk, Bristol And Middlesex Senate District
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Dylan Hayre - D
Websitewww.dylanhayre.com
Richard J. Ross - R
Websitewww.richardjross.com
Norfolk And Plymouth Senate District
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Leslie C. Gosule - R
John F. Keenan - D
Websitewww.senatorjohnkeenan.com
Plymouth And Barnstable Senate District
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Vinny M. DeMacedo - R
Websitewww.demacedo.org
Matthew C. Patrick - D
Websitewww.electmattpatrick.org
Heather M. Mullins - L
First Plymouth And Bristol Senate District
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Marc R. Pacheco - D
Websitewww.marcpacheco.com
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David A. Rosa - R
Websitedaverosaforcongress.com
Second Plymouth And Bristol Senate District
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Thomas P. Kennedy - D
Websitesenatortomkennedy.com
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Viola A. Ryerson - R
Plymouth And Norfolk Senate District
Robert L. Hedlund, Jr. - R
Websitewww.hedlundformayor.com
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First Suffolk Senate District
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Linda Dorcena Forry - D
Websitelindadorcenaforry.info
Robert E. Powers - I
Second Suffolk Senate District
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Sonia Rosa Chang-Díaz - D
Websitesoniachangdiaz.com
David James Wyatt - R
First Suffolk And Middlesex Senate District
Anthony W. Petruccelli - D
Websitewww.senatorpetruccelli.com
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Second Suffolk And Middlesex Senate District
William N. Brownsberger - D
Websitewillbrownsberger.com
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Norfolk And Suffolk Senate District
Michael F. Rush - D
Websitewww.senatorrush.com
First Worcester Senate District
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Harriette L. Chandler - D
Websitewww.chandler4senate.com
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Paul J. Franco - R
Websitewww.votepaulfranco.com
Second Worcester Senate District
Michael O. Moore - D
Websitewww.electmikemoore.com
Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire And Franklin Senate Senate District
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Anne M. Gobi - D
Websitewww.annegobi.com
Michael J. Valanzola - R
Worcester And Middlesex Senate District
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Richard Bastien - R
Jennifer L. Flanagan - D
Websitewww.jenflanagan.com
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Worcester And Norfolk Senate District
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Ryan C. Fattman - R
Richard T. Moore - D
Websitewww.senatormoore.com
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Massachusetts House
First Barnstable Representative District
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Timothy R. Whelan - R
Websitewww.votetimwhelan.com
Elisa Beth Zawadzkas - D
Websitewww.votezawadzkas.com
Second Barnstable Representative District
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Adam G. Chaprales, Sr. - R
Websitewww.adamforstaterep.com
Brian R. Mannal - D
Websitewww.electmannal.com
Third Barnstable Representative District
David T. Vieira - R
Websitewww.votevieira.com
Fourth Barnstable Representative District
Sarah K. Peake - D
Websitewww.sarahpeake.org
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Fifth Barnstable Representative District
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Randy Hunt - R
Websitewww.electrandyhunt.com
Matthew M. Terry - D
Websitewww.electterrymurray.com
Barnstable Dukes Nantucket Representative District
Timothy R. Madden - D
Websitewww.timmadden.com
First Berkshire Representative District
Gailanne Cariddi - D
Websitewww.gailcariddi.com
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Second Berkshire Representative District
Third Berkshire Representative District
Tricia Farley-Bouvier - D
Websitetriciafarleybouvier.com
Fourth Berkshire Representative District
William "Smitty" Pignatelli - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/wsp1
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First Bristol Representative District
Fred "Jay" Barrows - R
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/FJB1
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Second Bristol Representative District
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Bert J. Buckley - R
Websitewww.votebuckley.com
Paul R. Heroux - D
Websitewww.paulforattleboro.com
Third Bristol Representative District
Shaunna O'Connell - R
Websitewww.shaunnaoconnell.com
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Fourth Bristol Representative District
Steven S. Howitt - R
Websitewww.stevenhowitt.com
Fifth Bristol Representative District
Patricia A. Haddad - D
Websitewww.reppathaddad.com
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Sixth Bristol Representative District
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Carole A. Fiola - D
David L. Steinhof - R
Websitedavidsteinhof.com
Seventh Bristol Representative District
Alan Silvia - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/A_S1
Eighth Bristol Representative District
Paul A. Schmid, III - D
Websitewww.paulschmid4staterep.com
Ninth Bristol Representative District
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Patrick J.T. Curran - R
Christopher Markey - D
Tenth Bristol Representative District
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Abilio Bill Soares - R
William M. Straus - D
Websitewww.repstraus.com
61
Eleventh Bristol Representative District
Robert M. Koczera - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/rmk1
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Twelfth Bristol Representative District
Keiko M. Orrall - R
Websitewww.voteorrall.com
Thirteenth Bristol Representative District
Antonio F.D. Cabral - D
Websitevotetonycabral.org
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Fourteenth Bristol Representative District
Elizabeth A. Poirier - R
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/eap1
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First Essex Representative District
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Edward C. Cameron - D
Websitewww.ed-cameron.com
James M. Kelcourse - U
Websitejameskelcourse.com
Ari B. Herzog - I
Steven J. Stanganelli - I
Websitewww.stevestanganelli.com
Joseph L. "Rama" Valianti - I
Second Essex Representative District
Leonard Mirra - R
Websitewww.lennymirra.com
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Third Essex Representative District
Brian S. Dempsey - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/bsd1
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Fourth Essex Representative District
Bradford R. Hill - R
Fifth Essex Representative District
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Michael B. Boucher - R
Websitewww.mikeboucher.org
Ann-Margaret Ferrante - D
Websiteannmargaretferrante.org
Sixth Essex Representative District
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Jerald Parisella - D
Websitewww.jerryparisella.com
Euplio R. Marciano - L
Seventh Essex Representative District
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Paul F. Tucker - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/PFT1
Daniel J. Morris - L
Eighth Essex Representative District
Lori A. Ehrlich - D
Websiteloriehrlich.com
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Ninth Essex Representative District
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Christopher J. Finn - D
Websitewww.finnandeaton.com
Donald H. Wong - R
Websitewww.donaldhwong.com
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Tenth Essex Representative District
Robert F. Fennell - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/RFF1
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Eleventh Essex Representative District
Brendan P. Crighton - D
Websitewww.brendancrighton.com
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Twelfth Essex Representative District
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Leah Cole - R
Websitewww.coleforpeabody.com
Beverley A. Griffin Dunne - D
Thirteenth Essex Representative District
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Thomas J. Lyons - R
Websitevotetomlyons.com
Theodore C. Speliotis - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/tcs1
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Fourteenth Essex Representative District
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Diana DiZoglio - D
Websitevotedizoglio.com
Rosemary Connelly Smedile - R
Websitewww.rosemaryforrep.com
Fifteenth Essex Representative District
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Linda Dean Campbell - D
Websitewww.statereplindacampbell.com
Al DiNuccio - R
Sixteenth Essex Representative District
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Marcos A. Devers - D
Websitemarcosdevers.com
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Roger A. Twomey - R
Seventeenth Essex Representative District
Frank A. Moran - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/FAM1
Eighteenth Essex Representative District
James J. Lyons, Jr. - R
Websitewww.jimlyons.org
First Franklin Representative District
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Dylan E. Korpita - R
Stephen Kulik - D
Websitewww.stevekulik.org
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Second Franklin Representative District
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Denise Andrews - D
Websitewww.deniseandrews.org
Susannah M. Whipps Lee - R
First Hampden Representative District
Todd M. Smola - R
Websitewww.reptoddsmola.org
Second Hampden Representative District
Third Hampden Representative District
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Nicholas A. Boldyga - R
Samuel Salvatore Disanti, Jr. - D
Fourth Hampden Representative District
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Dan Allie - R
Websitewww.danallie.com
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John C. Velis - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JCV1
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Fifth Hampden Representative District
Aaron Vega - D
Websitewww.aaronvega.org
Sixth Hampden Representative District
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Nathan A. Bech - R
Websitenathanbech.com
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Michael J. Finn - D
Seventh Hampden Representative District
Thomas M. Petrolati - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/tmp1
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Eighth Hampden Representative District
Joseph F. Wagner - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/jfw1
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Ninth Hampden Representative District
Jose F. Tosado - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JFT1
Tenth Hampden Representative District
Carlos Gonzalez - D
Websitewww.vote4gonzalez.com
Eleventh Hampden Representative District
Benjamin Swan - D
Websitewww.repswan.org
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Twelfth Hampden Representative District
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Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. - D
Bob Russell - R
First Hampshire Representative District
Peter V. Kocot - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/pvk1
Second Hampshire Representative District
John W. Scibak - D
Websitewww.johnscibak.com
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Third Hampshire Representative District
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Ellen Story - D
Websiteellenstoryma.com
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Kenneth J. Roberts, Jr. - L
Websitewww.kenformass.com
First Middlesex Representative District
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Sheila C. Harrington - R
Websitewww.repharrington.com
Gene A. Rauhala - D
Second Middlesex Representative District
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James Arciero - D
Dennis J. Galvin - R
Websitegalvin4staterep.com
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Third Middlesex Representative District
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Paddy Dolan - R
Kate Hogan - D
Fourth Middlesex Representative District
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Matthew H. Elder - R
Websitevotemattelder.com
Danielle W. Gregoire - D
Websitewww.daniellegregoire.com
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Kristine E. Coffey-Donahue - I
Fifth Middlesex Representative District
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Douglas A. Grindle - R
Websitewww.grindleforrep.com
David Paul Linsky - D
Websitewww.DavidLinsky.org
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Sixth Middlesex Representative District
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Chris Walsh - D
Websitewww.electchriswalsh.com
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Michael John Coombes - LB
Seventh Middlesex Representative District
Tom Sannicandro - D
Websitetomworksforus.com
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Eighth Middlesex Representative District
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Carolyn C. Dykema - D
Websitewww.carolyndykema.com
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Patricia M. Vanaria - R
Ninth Middlesex Representative District
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Thomas M. Stanley - D
Websitetomstanley.org
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Sharon K. Antia - I
Websitedemocracy.com/sharonforrepresentative/default.aspx
Tenth Middlesex Representative District
John J. Lawn, Jr. - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JJL2
Eleventh Middlesex Representative District
Kay S. Khan - D
Websitevotekaykhan.org
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Twelfth Middlesex Representative District
Ruth B. Balser - D
Websitewww.ruthbalser.org
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Thirteenth Middlesex Representative District
Carmine Lawrence Gentile - D
Websitewww.carminegentile.com
Fourteenth Middlesex Representative District
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Cory Atkins - D
Websitewww.coryatkins.com
70
Kenneth William Van Tassell - L
Websiteelectvantassell.com
Fifteenth Middlesex Representative District
Jay R. Kaufman - D
Websitewww.jaykaufman.com
70
Sixteenth Middlesex Representative District
Thomas A. Golden, Jr. - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/tag1
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Seventeenth Middlesex Representative District
David M. Nangle - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/dmn1
Eighteenth Middlesex Representative District
Nineteenth Middlesex Representative District
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James R. Miceli - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/jrm1
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Douglas W. Sears - R
Websitewww.doug4rep.com
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Twentieth Middlesex Representative District
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. - R
Websitewww.repjones.com
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Twenty-first Middlesex Representative District
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Paul Girouard, Jr. - R
Websitewww.paulgirouard.com
Kenneth I. Gordon - D
Websitewww.repkengordon.org
Twenty-second Middlesex Representative District
Marc T. Lombardo - R
Websitewww.marclombardo.com
Twenty-third Middlesex Representative District
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Sean Garballey - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/S_G1
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Joseph J. Monju - R
Websitewww.joemonju.com
Twenty-fourth Middlesex Representative District
David M. Rogers - D
Twenty-fifth Middlesex Representative District
Marjorie C. Decker - D
Websitewww.decker4rep.com
Twenty-sixth Middlesex Representative District
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Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. - D
Websitewww.timtoomey.org
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Thomas Michael Vasconcelos - I
Twenty-seventh Middlesex Representative District
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Denise Provost - D
Websitewww.deniseprovost.org
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Noelani Kamelamela - I
Twenty-eighth Middlesex Representative District
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. - D
Websitewww.joemcgonagle.com
Twenty-ninth Middlesex Representative District
Thirtieth Middlesex Representative District
James J. Dwyer - D
Websitewww.representativedwyer.com
Thirty-first Middlesex Representative District
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Caroline Colarusso - R
Websitewww.carolinecolarusso.vote
Michael Seamus Day - D
Websiteelectmikeday.com
Thirty-second Middlesex Representative District
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Paul Brodeur - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/p_b1
John P. Locke - R
Thirty-third Middlesex Representative District
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Steven Ultrino - D
Websitewww.ultrinoforrep.com
John P. Matheson - I
Websitewww.johnmatheson.com
Thirty-fourth Middlesex Representative District
Christine P. Barber - D
Websitewww.christinebarber.org
Thirty-fifth Middlesex Representative District
Paul J. Donato - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/pjd1
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Thirty-sixth Middlesex Representative District
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Colleen M. Garry - D
Websitewww.repcolleengarry.net
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Cathy Richardson - R
Thirty-seventh Middlesex Representative District
Jennifer E. Benson - D
Websitewww.jenbenson.org
First Norfolk Representative District
Bruce J. Ayers - D
Websitewww.votebruceayers.com
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Second Norfolk Representative District
Tackey Chan - D
Websitewww.tackeychan.com
Third Norfolk Representative District
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Patricia Kriegel - R
Websiteelectpatkriegel.com
Ronald Mariano - D
Websitewww.ronmariano.com
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Fourth Norfolk Representative District
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Andrea E. Farretta - R
James M. Murphy - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/jmm1
Fifth Norfolk Representative District
Mark J. Cusack - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/mjc1
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Sixth Norfolk Representative District
William C. Galvin - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/wcg1
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Seventh Norfolk Representative District
Walter F. Timilty - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/wft1
Eighth Norfolk Representative District
Louis L. Kafka - D
Websitewww.reploukafka.org
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Ninth Norfolk Representative District
Shawn C. Dooley - R
Tenth Norfolk Representative District
Jeffrey N. Roy - D
Eleventh Norfolk Representative District
Paul McMurtry - D
Websitewww.paulmcmurtry.org
Twelfth Norfolk Representative District
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Tim Hempton - R
John H. Rogers - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/JHR1
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Thirteenth Norfolk Representative District
Denise C. Garlick - D
Websitewww.denisegarlick.com
Fourteenth Norfolk Representative District
Alice Hanlon Peisch - D
Websitewww.alicepeisch.org
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Fifteenth Norfolk Representative District
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Curt Myers - R
Websitewww.curtmyers2014.com
Frank Israel Smizik - D
Websitewww.franksmizik.com
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First Plymouth Representative District
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Mathew J. Muratore - R
Websitemattmuratore.com
Stephen Michael Palmer - D
Second Plymouth Representative District
Susan Williams Gifford - R
Websitewww.susangifford.com
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Third Plymouth Representative District
Garrett J. Bradley - D
Websitewww.garrettbradley.com
47
Fourth Plymouth Representative District
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James M. Cantwell - D
Websitejimcantwell.com
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James Anthony Pavlik - R
Websitejimpavlik2014.com
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Fifth Plymouth Representative District
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David F. DeCoste - R
Websitecitizensfordecoste.com
Rhonda L. Nyman - D
Websitewww.rhondanyman.com
Sixth Plymouth Representative District
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Josh S. Cutler - D
Websitewww.joshcutler.com
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Joseph Sheehan - R
Websitewww.votesheehan.org
Seventh Plymouth Representative District
Geoff Diehl - R
Websitewww.geoffdiehl.com
Eighth Plymouth Representative District
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Angelo D'Emilia - R
Websiteangelodemilia.com
Joseph R. Pacheco - D
Websitewww.joepacheco.net
32
Ninth Plymouth Representative District
Michael D. Brady - D
Websitewww.bradyforsenate.org
Tenth Plymouth Representative District
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John F. Cruz - R
WebsiteJohncruz4rep.com
Michelle M. DuBois - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/MMD1
Eleventh Plymouth Representative District
Claire D. Cronin - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/CDC1
Twelfth Plymouth Representative District
Thomas J. Calter, III - D
First Suffolk Representative District
Carlo P. Basile - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/CPB1
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Second Suffolk Representative District
Daniel Joseph Ryan - D
Websitewww.danryanforrep.com
Third Suffolk Representative District
Aaron M. Michlewitz - D
Fourth Suffolk Representative District
Nick Collins - D
Websitewww.votenickcollins.com
Fifth Suffolk Representative District
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Evandro C. Carvalho - D
Websitewww.evandrocarvalho.com
Claudette N. Joseph - R
Sixth Suffolk Representative District
Russell E. Holmes - D
Websitewww.voterussellholmes.com
47
Seventh Suffolk Representative District
Gloria L. Fox - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/glf1
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Eighth Suffolk Representative District
Jay Livingstone - D
Websitejaylivingstone.com
Ninth Suffolk Representative District
Byron Rushing - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/b_r1
75
Tenth Suffolk Representative District
Edward F. Coppinger - D
Websitewww.edcoppinger.com
Eleventh Suffolk Representative District
Elizabeth A. Malia - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/eam1
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Twelfth Suffolk Representative District
Dan Cullinane - D
Websitewww.dancullinane.com
Thirteenth Suffolk Representative District
Daniel J. Hunt - D
Fourteenth Suffolk Representative District
Angelo M. Scaccia - D
Websitemalegislature.gov/People/Profile/ams1
74
Fifteenth Suffolk Representative District
Jeffrey Sanchez - D
Websitewww.jeffreysanchez.org
Sixteenth Suffolk Representative District
Roselee Vincent - D
Websitewww.roseleeforrep.com
Seventeenth Suffolk Representative District
Kevin G. Honan - D
Websitewww.kevinhonan.com
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Eighteenth Suffolk Representative District
Michael J. Moran - D
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Nineteenth Suffolk Representative District
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Paul A. Caruccio - R
Robert A. DeLeo - D
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First Worcester Representative District
Kimberly N. Ferguson - R
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Second Worcester Representative District
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Garret Shetrawski - R
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Jonathan D. Zlotnik - D
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Third Worcester Representative District
Stephen L. Dinatale - D
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Fourth Worcester Representative District
Dennis A. Rosa - D
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Fifth Worcester Representative District
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Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. - R
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Matthew Castriotta - D
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Sixth Worcester Representative District
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Peter J. Durant - R
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Karen A. Spiewak - D
Seventh Worcester Representative District
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Terry Burke Dotson - D
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Paul K. Frost - R
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Eighth Worcester Representative District
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Joseph M. Hall - D
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Kevin J. Kuros - R
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Ninth Worcester Representative District
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Martin Green - D
David K. Muradian, Jr. - R
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Tenth Worcester Representative District
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John V. Fernandes - D
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Mark W. Reil, Jr. - R
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Eleventh Worcester Representative District
Matthew A. Beaton - R
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Twelfth Worcester Representative District
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Harold P. Naughton, Jr. - D
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Brad P. Wyatt - R
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Thirteenth Worcester Representative District
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Jacqueline Gisela Kostas - R
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John J. Mahoney - D
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Fourteenth Worcester Representative District
James J. O'Day - D
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Fifteenth Worcester Representative District
Mary S. Keefe - D
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Sixteenth Worcester Representative District
Daniel M. Donahue - D
Seventeenth Worcester Representative District
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Douglas A. Belanger - D
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Kate D. Campanale - R
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Eighteenth Worcester Representative District
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Mark G. Dowgiewicz - D
Joseph D. McKenna - R
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Referendums and Ballot Measures
QUESTION 1: Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing
This proposed law would eliminate the requirement that the state’s gasoline tax, which was 24 cents per gallon as of September 2013, (1) be adjusted every year by the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index over the preceding year, but (2) not be adjusted below 21.5 cents per gallon.A YES VOTE would eliminate the requirement that the state’s gas tax be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index.A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding the gas tax.___Yes___No
QUESTION 2: Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law
This proposed law would expand the state’s beverage container deposit law, also known as the Bottle Bill, to require deposits on containers for all non-alcoholic non-carbonated drinks in liquid form intended for human consumption, except beverages primarily derived from dairy products, infant formula, and FDA approved medicines. The proposed law would not cover containers made of paper-based biodegradable material and aseptic multi-material packages such as juice boxes or pouches.The proposed law would require the state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) to adjust the container deposit amount every five years to reflect (to the nearest whole cent) changes in the consumer price index, but the value could not be set below five cents.The proposed law would increase the minimum handling fee that beverage distributors must pay dealers for each properly returned empty beverage container, which was 2¼ cents as of September 2013, to 3½ cents. It would also increase the minimum handling fee that bottlers must pay distributors and dealers for each properly returned empty reusable beverage container, which was 1 cent as of September 2013, to 3½ cents. The Secretary of EEA would review the fee amounts every five years and make appropriate adjustments to reflect changes in the consumer price index as well as changes in the costs incurred by redemption centers. The proposed law defines a redemption center as any business whose primary purpose is the redemption of beverage containers and that is not ancillary to any other business.The proposed law would direct the Secretary of EEA to issue regulations allowing small dealers to seek exemptions from accepting empty deposit containers. The proposed law would define small dealer as any person or business, including the operator of a vending machine, who sells beverages in beverage containers to consumers, with a contiguous retail space of 3,000 square feet or less, excluding office and stock room space; and fewer than four locations under the same ownership in the Commonwealth. The proposed law would require that the regulations consider at least the health, safety, and convenience of the public, including the distribution of dealers and redemption centers by population or by distance or both.The proposed law would set up a state Clean Environment Fund to receive certain unclaimed container deposits. The Fund would be used, subject to appropriation by the state Legislature, to support programs such as the proper management of solid waste, water resource protection, parkland, urban forestry, air quality and climate protection.The proposed law would allow a dealer, distributor, redemption center or bottler to refuse to accept any beverage container that is not marked as being refundable in Massachusetts.The proposed law would take effect on April 22, 2015.A YES VOTE would expand the state’s beverage container deposit law to require deposits on containers for all non-alcoholic, non-carbonated drinks with certain exceptions, increase the associated handling fees, and make other changes to the law.A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding beverage container deposits.___Yes___No
QUESTION 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming
This proposed law would (1) prohibit the Massachusetts Gaming Commission from issuing any license for a casino or other gaming establishment with table games and slot machines, or any license for a gaming establishment with slot machines; (2) prohibit any such casino or slots gaming under any such licenses that the Commission might have issued before the proposed law took effect; and (3) prohibit wagering on the simulcasting of live greyhound races.The proposed law would change the definition of “illegal gaming” under Massachusetts law to include wagering on the simulcasting of live greyhound races, as well as table games and slot machines at Commission-licensed casinos, and slot machines at other Commission-licensed gaming establishments. This would make those types of gaming subject to existing state laws providing criminal penalties for, or otherwise regulating or prohibiting, activities involving illegal gaming.The proposed law states that if any of its parts were declared invalid, the other parts would stay in effect.A YES VOTE would prohibit casinos, any gaming establishment with slot machines, and wagering on simulcast greyhound races.A NO VOTE would make no change in the current laws regarding gaming.___Yes___No
QUESTION 4: Earned Sick Time for Employees
This proposed law would entitle employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions.Employees who work for employers having eleven or more employees could earn and use up to 40 hours of paid sick time per calendar year, while employees working for smaller employers could earn and use up to 40 hours of unpaid sick time per calendar year.An employee could use earned sick time if required to miss work in order (1) to care for a physical or mental illness, injury or medical condition affecting the employee or the employee’s child, spouse, parent, or parent of a spouse; (2) to attend routine medical appointments of the employee or the employee’s child, spouse, parent, or parent of a spouse; or (3) to address the effects of domestic violence on the employee or the employee’s dependent child. Employees would earn one hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked, and would begin accruing those hours on the date of hire or on July 1, 2015, whichever is later. Employees could begin to use earned sick time on the 90th day after hire.The proposed law would cover both private and public employers, except that employees of a particular city or town would be covered only if, as required by the state constitution, the proposed law were made applicable by local or state legislative vote or by appropriation of sufficient funds to pay for the benefit. Earned paid sick time would be compensated at the same hourly rate paid to the employee when the sick time is used.Employees could carry over up to 40 hours of unused sick time to the next calendar year, but could not use more than 40 hours in a calendar year. Employers would not have to pay employees for unused sick time at the end of their employment. If an employee missed work for a reason eligible for earned sick time, but agreed with the employer to work the same number of hours or shifts in the same or next pay period, the employee would not have to use earned sick time for the missed time, and the employer would not have to pay for that missed time. Employers would be prohibited from requiring such an employee to work additional hours to make up for missed time, or to find a replacement employee.Employers could require certification of the need for sick time if an employee used sick time for more than 24 consecutively scheduled work hours. Employers could not delay the taking of or payment for earned sick time because they have not received the certification. Employees would have to make a good faith effort to notify the employer in advance if the need for earned sick time is foreseeable.Employers would be prohibited from interfering with or retaliating based on an employee’s exercise of earned sick time rights, and from retaliating based on an employee’s support of another employee’s exercise of such rights.The proposed law would not override employers’ obligations under any contract or benefit plan with more generous provisions than those in the proposed law. Employers that have their own policies providing as much paid time off, usable for the same purposes and under the same conditions, as the proposed law would not be required to provide additional paid sick time.The Attorney General would enforce the proposed law, using the same enforcement procedures applicable to other state wage laws, and employees could file suits in court to enforce their earned sick time rights. The Attorney General would have to prepare a multilingual notice regarding the right to earned sick time, and employers would be required to post the notice in a conspicuous location and to provide a copy to employees. The state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Attorney General, would develop a multilingual outreach program to inform the public of the availability of earned sick time.The proposed law would take effect on July 1, 2015, and states that if any of its parts were declared invalid, the other parts would stay in effect.A YES VOTE would entitle employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions.A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding earned sick time.___Yes___No
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