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Attleboro-Seekonk Election Guide

The candidates and issues that will be affecting Attleboro and Seekonk.

As we look ahead to the fall elections, Attleboro-Seekonk Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in the area. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as September 6 primary draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

Congressional candidate Joseph Kennedy III: The latest member of the Kennedy family to enter politics, he is considered the top Democratic contender for the seat representing Attleboro and Seekonk in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Congressional candidate Sean Bielat: In 2010, he gave outgoing Rep. Barney Frank his toughest challenge in 30 years. The Republican is back this year to challenge for the seat being vacated by Frank and is expected to face Kennedy in November.

Seekonk Special Election: Election Day will be Sept. 24 to determine who will replace Bill Rice on the Board of Selectmen.

: The Attleboro resident is challenging Rep. George Ross for the 2nd Bristol District seat in the state House of Representatives. He blogs on Attleboro-Seekonk Patch.

Rep. Steven Howitt: The first-term member of the state House and former Seekonk selectman is running for re-election.

Sailor June 15, 2012 at 09:12 PM
So that means you are pro prostitution as well. How so very open minded of you.
Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 06:55 AM
On the ballot for the Presidency, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green). Make a special note to remember to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson and Dr. Jill Stein to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1
Meredith November 05, 2012 at 02:36 PM
Can someone please advise the times that Attleboro voting locations will be open tomorrow? Thanks!
Ken Tenglin November 05, 2012 at 08:16 PM
@Meredith Polls are open between 7am and 8 pm in Attleboro.
Jody Hensley November 06, 2012 at 02:36 AM
Take 3 Minutes to Learn More about Question 3 at: http://mavotenoonquestion3.com/question-3-in-3-minutes/ Question 3 is a "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" warn citizens in California and Colorado where pot stores have proliferated under a law similar to the one proposed here. The language in this 6-page law includes "other conditions" which allows virtually anyone to get a marijuana recommendation for any reason. There can be 35 pot stores in the first year, but there is no upper limit in the law. This is the LEAST RESTRICTIVE marijuana law in New England. With an undefined 60-day supply, amounting to hundreds of joints, allowed on a person or in a car, theft and diversion to black market sales are inevitable. Home grow sites are already subject to criminal break-ins in neighborhoods as close as Rhode Island. And even the Obama administration has called rising levels of youth use and addiction a legitimate public health issue. There has to be a better way to be compassionate. Please get the details before you vote. To learn about Question 3 go to: www.MaVoteNoOnQuestion3.com

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