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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 10:55 PM

When Ed Markey wins the Senate Race

Who gets into the race to fill the 5th District??? I am hoping that Jamie Eldridge will look at the race. He woukd make a great Congressman

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Mass Feb 2013 #1
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Response to bottomofthehill (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:34 AM

1. Not sure he is in the new 5th district. (He was in the old one, which is Tsongas's district, I think

There will be plenty of candidates, some of them already known:

Carl Sciortino, state representative from Medford and a favorite of young progressives, has announced his candidacy and started raising money into a federal campaign account.

State Senator William Brownsberger of Belmont has also opened a federal account and established a placeholder web page. "We want to make sure, job one, Ed Markey gets elected," Brownsberger says. "If he does get elected, I will run for the seat."

And State Senator Katherine Clark of Melrose opened a federal account and declared her own candidacy this past Friday.



Read more: http://thephoenix.com/boston/news/151914-after-markey-get-set-go/#ixzz2LVcHhCez


Other names at the link.

But we may want to win this race first.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:11 PM

2. Thanks for the Link.

I thought Acton was still in the District. I am still confused since Massachusetts lost a seat.

Thanks for the link. It was a fun read to get to know some of the old and new names that are thinking of getting into the race.

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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 08:02 PM

3. David Bernstein

is always a good source for name dropping who may be interested in what elected office. Not so great with predictions but none of those political reporters ever really are good at prognosticating.

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