Election 2014

Coakley v Baker by precinct in Lowell

Although Charlie Baker defeated Martha Coakley in this year’s gubernatorial election, Coakley won Lowell with 10,364 votes to Baker’s 8,915.  As for the others on the ballot for that office, Falchuk got 661 votes; Lively got 208; and McCormick got 210. Here are the precinct-by-precinct results for the governor’s race…

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Lowell Election Results

Here are the results of contested races in Lowell direct from City Hall: Governor Coakley – 10,364 Baker – 8,915 18th Middlesex State Rep Rady Mom – 3,847 Fred Bahou – 2,386 Congress Niki Tsongas – 14,683 R. L. Wofford – 5,054 US Senate Markey – 13,293 Herr  – 6,132…

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“Yes on Question 4” by John Edward

John Edward teaches economics at Bentley and UMass Lowell. He’s a frequent contributor of columns on economic issues Question 4: A YES VOTE would entitle employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions. Question 4 would make paid sick leave available to many Massachusetts workers…

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