Friday, September 7, 2012
Easton had a turnout of 2,442 voters, or 16 percent of registered voters. Voters also picked Sean Bielat and Joseph Kennedy III.
The next state representative from the 11th Plymouth District will come from Easton. Easton resident Claire Cronin won the Democratic nomination Thursday night in four-way field that included Brockton City Councilors Jass Stewart and Robert Sullivan and Southeastern Regional School Committee Chair Mark Linde. Cronin will face fellow Easton resident Dan Murphy, who ran unopposed Thursday, in the general election. "I’m very grateful that we had the result we did today and we’re just going to continue in the same path that we have all along," Cronin said. "We started with an eye towards November and we continue on with that plan." In a district that includes five Easton precincts and seven Brockton wards, Cronin won Easton with 60 percent of …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The four democrats debated on ECAT Tuesday night.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Democratic candiadates for the 11th Plymouth District squared off on Easton Community Access Television Tuesday night to discuss the Taunton Casino, the Southcoast Rail, EEE, the economy and education. The debate was sponsored by ECAT, Easton Patch and the Easton Journal and moderated by Easton Patch Editor Patrick Maguire and Easton Journal Editor Donna Whitehead Easton resident Claire Cronin, Southeastern Regional School Committee Chair Mark Linde, and Brockton City Councilors Jass Stewart and Robert Sullivan will be on the Democratic ballot on primary day, which is set for Thursday Sept. 6 The winner will face Easton Selectman Dan Murphy in a general election. Murphy is running unopposed for the Republican nomination. The 11th …
Friday, August 17, 2012
The Brockton City Councilor will be on a Democratic Primary ballot Thursday, Sept. 6
Last year at this time, Brockton City Councilor At-Large Robert Sullivan didn't know he'd be spending his summer knocking on doors in Easton and on the west side of Brockton. But, around the same time last winter, two unanticipated events occurred. Sullivan, a Brockton resident who had lived in the 9th Plymouth District (and had lost a State Rep Democratic Primary in that District in 2008 by 13 votes), found that his house had been redistricted to the 11th Plymouth. And, the State Rep representing the 11th Plymouth, Geraldine Creedon (D-Brockton) announced that she would not run, thus leaving an open seat on Beacon Hill. "I didn’t expect where I live to be taken out of the 9th Plymouth and put into the 11th Plymouth district," he said. "…
Monday, May 7, 2012
Brockton City Councilor is one of four Democratic candidates.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Brockton City Councilor Robert Sullivan announced last week that his State Rep campaign is making significant steps in the political process. Sullivan recently filed the necessary signatures to run for the 11th Plymouth District of Massachusetts. Sullivan is one of four Democratic candidates. Other candidates include fellow City Councilor Jass Stewart, Brockton attorney and Easton resident Claire Cronin and Southeastern Regional School Committee member Mark Linde. Below is a statement from Sullivan's campaign: Robert F. Sullivan, Democratic candidate for State Representative in the 11th Plymouth District, has announced that he has collected the necessary signatures for his campaign for the Massachusetts House serving Easton (Precincts 1-5…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Southeastern Regional hosts first debate for the race
Southeastern Regional students got a true taste of politics Tuesday by taking part in the first debate forum for the 11th Plymouth District seat, which includes sections of Easton and Brockton. Principal David Wheeler moderated the debate, and his students asked the questions, given in advance to all four candidates. The candidates included Easton resident and Brockton attorney Claire Cronin, Mark Linde of Brockton, general manager of Brockton Community Access television and chairman of the Southeastern Regional School Committee, and two Brockton City Councilors-at-Large: Jass Stewart, a realtor and business owner, and Robert Sullivan, an attorney who serves as Town Counsel for Randolph. All of them are Democrats and are vying for the …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The Brockton City Councilor will throw his hat in the ring
Brockton City Councilor Jass Stewart (D-Brockton) officially announced his candidacy for State Rep in the 11th Plymouth District Sunday. Stewart, who said he was exploring the idea last month, said he made his decision when his son told him to "go for it." "Last week my son, Jajuan, left Brockton for Japan—his first tour of duty in the U.S. military," Stewart said in a statement. "Right before he left, I asked him what he thought about my possible run for State Rep. He said, 'Go for it. My job is to make sure people have the freedom to vote. Your job is to make sure they have a reason to vote.' With that said, I am proud to announce my candidacy for Massachusetts State Rep, serving Brockton and Easton. This will be one of the largest …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Robert Sullivan announced his candidacy Friday.
A Brockton City Councilor is throwing his hat into the race for State Representative in the 11th Plymouth District. Robert Sullivan (D-Brockton) joins Easton native Claire Cronin (D-Easton) as those who have officially announced their candidacy. Fellow City Councilor Jass Stewart (D-Brockton) has expressed interest in running for the seat and said he will make an official announcement in March. The seat, which covers Precincts 1-5 in Easton, is currently held by Geraldine Creedon, who has been a State Represenative since 1995. Creedon announced earlier this month that she would not seek re-election. Below is a press release from Sullivan's campaign. Brockton City Councilor-At-Large Robert F. Sullivan has announced his candidacy for State …