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Hindsight 2020 & the Election That (Mostly) Was in the 413…

Former Vice-President Joseph Biden will be the 46th President of the United States and Senator Kalama Harris will be Vice-President. Four days after polls closed across the nation, Biden and Harris accumulated votes in enough states to win in the Electoral College. Their victory is

Sandlin Comeback Bid Blocks Easy Reelect Path for Boldyga…

AGAWAM—Nobody doubted that Rosemary Sandlin could get the 150 votes she needed in the Democratic primary to write herself onto the general election ballot. A competitive primary for sheriff assured voters in the 3rd Hampden House district would be at the polls. But experts scoffed

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In the Rearview Mirror: Digging Down Ballot…

Nearly ten days after the election, post-mortems of the 2012 campaign season go on. Most of these, of course, focus on the presidential election. The Massachusetts Senate race, while destined to be studied for generations, was more or less put to bed until the White

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In the Rearview Mirror: Winners & Losers

This Post is the First in a Series on Post-election Analysis It would be hard not to read Tuesday’s election as anything but good in the country at-large and certainly here in Massachusetts.  The President won reelection very comfortably in the Electoral College and in

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Endorsements on Parade: Sliding Down the Ballot…

The moment you have all been waiting for, endorsements of offices in our backyard!  Beyond the “continue reading” click, our list of choices for competitive races in Greater Springfield/Hampden County.  Our apologies for not going out further than that, but a lack of resources limited

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West of the River, Rep Candidates Rumble…

UPDATED 10/22/12 12:31 This is the Second in a Series on Massachusetts State House Races in the Pioneer Valley AGAWAM—In a tense showdown between two candidates personifying the two dimensions of the swingy, somewhat working class Third Hampden District, Republican State Representative Nick Boldyga and