Remember to vote in the special election for US Senator from Massachusetts on June 25. Candidates include Gabriel Gomez (Republican), Edward Markey (Democrat), and Richard Heos (Twelve Visions). For information on voting, polls and absentee ballots, visit the Secretary of State’s website.
Be an informed voter! Look beyond the television ads and consider the positions and vision of each candidate. Two of the three full debates between Markey and Gomez are posted on YouTube. The second debate was held June 11 (click here). A final debate was held on June 18 (click here).
On Tuesday, Newton also holds a special election for Ward 1 Alderman-at-Large. Voters will use a separate ballot; the only candidate in the municipal election is current Ward Alderman Scott Lennon.
Please note that the last day and hour to apply for an absentee ballot for the Special Senate Election and Special Muncipal Election is Monday, June 24, 2013 at noon
Remember: Democracy is not a spectator sport!