Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Two important elections are coming up: The Massachusetts State Primary on Tuesday, September 4 and the General Election on Tuesday, November 6.

Plus, Secretary of State William Galvin has just announced the three ballot questions that will be decided in November!


NEW TO BEDFORD? BE SURE YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE!

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 —  Last day to register to vote in the Primary Election
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 — Last day to register to vote in the General Election

Click this link to learn everything there is to know about registering to vote in Massachusetts – online, by mail, or in person

or

Click this link to check your voter registration

 

THE PRIMARY ELECTION ~ TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

The September 4 ballot for Bedford will contain contests for Senator, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Representative in Congress for the Sixth District, Councillor for the Third District, Senator in the General Court for the Third Middlesex District, Representative in the General Court for the Twenty-first Middlesex District, District Attorney for the Northern District, Clerk of Courts for Middlesex County, and Register of Deeds for the Middlesex Southern District.

 

ON THE DEMOCRAT PRIMARY BALLOT FOR BEDFORD

SENATOR IN CONGRESS

  • ELIZABETH A. WARREN    24 Linnaean St., Cambridge – United States Senator

GOVERNOR

  • JAY M. GONZALEZ    62 Putnam St., Needham – Former Secretary of Administration and Finance
  • BOB MASSIE    140 Sycamore St., Somerville

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

  • QUENTIN PALFREY    683 Boston Post Rd., Weston – Former Assistant Attorney General
  • JIMMY TINGLE    27 Lawrence St., Cambridge

ATTORNEY GENERAL

  • MAURA HEALEY    40 Winthrop St., Boston – Attorney General

SECRETARY OF STATE

  • WILLIAM FRANCIS GALVIN    46 Lake St., Boston – Present State Secretary; Candidate for Re-nomination
  • JOSH ZAKIM    177 Commonwealth Ave., Boston – Current Boston City Councilor

TREASURER

  • DEBORAH B. GOLDBERG    37 Hyslop Rd., Brookline – Present Treasurer; Candidate for Re-nomination

AUDITOR

  • SUZANNE M. BUMP    6 Hoe Shop St., Easton – Present State Auditor; Candidate for Re-nomination

REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS – SIXTH DISTRICT

  • SETH MOULTON    10 Forrester St., Salem – Current United States Congressman; Candidate for Re-nomination

COUNCILLOR – THIRD DISTRICT

  • MARILYN M. PETITTO DEVANEY    98 Westminster Ave., Watertown – Present Governor’s Councillor; Candidate for Re-nomination
  • NICK CARTER    51 Fisher Ave., Newton

SENATOR IN GENERAL COURT – THIRD MIDDLESEX DISTRICT

  • MICHAEL J. BARRETT    7 Augustus Rd., Lexington – Current State Senator; Candidate for Re-nomination

REPRESENTATIVE IN GENERAL COURT – TWENTY-FIRST MIDDLESEX DISTRICT

  • KENNETH I. GORDON    1 Short St., Bedford – Candidate for Re-nomination

DISTRICT ATTORNEY – NORTHERN DISTRICT

  • MARIAN T. RYAN    8 Bradford Rd., Belmont – Candidate for Re-nomination; Current District Attorney
  • DONNA PATALANO    12 Norwood St., Winchester – Former Assistant District Attorney

CLERK OF COURTS – MIDDLESEX COUNTY

  • MICHAEL A. SULLIVAN    42 Huron Ave., Cambridge – Present Clerk of Courts

REGISTER OF DEEDS – MIDDLESEX SOUTHERN DISTRICT

  • MARIA C. CURTATONE    37 Munroe St., Somerville – Register of Deeds

 

ON THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY BALLOT FOR BEDFORD

SENATOR IN CONGRESS

  • GEOFF DIEHL    10 Village Way, Whitman – Current State Representative
  • JOHN KINGSTON    16 Chestnut St., Winchester
  • BETH JOYCE LINDSTROM    161 Wharton Row, Groton – Former Director of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

GOVERNOR

  • CHARLES D. BAKER    49 Monument Ave., Swampscott – Governor of Massachusetts
  • SCOTT D. LIVELY    453 State St., Springfield

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

  • KARYN E. POLITO    2 Tatassit Cir., Shrewsbury – Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

ATTORNEY GENERAL

  • JAMES R. McMAHON, III    14 Canal View Rd., Bourne
  • DANIEL L. SHORES    2706 Hockley Dr., Hingham

SECRETARY OF STATE

  • ANTHONY M. AMORE    182 Norfolk Ave., Swampscott

TREASURER

  • KEIKO M. ORRALL    120 Crooked Ln., Lakeville – Current State Representative

AUDITOR

  • HELEN BRADY    1630 Monument St., Concord

REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS – SIXTH DISTRICT

  • JOSEPH S. SCHNEIDER    1203 Broughton Dr., Beverly – Veteran

COUNCILLOR – THIRD DISTRICT

  • NO NOMINATIONS

SENATOR IN GENERAL COURT – THIRD MIDDLESEX DISTRICT

  • NO NOMINATIONS

REPRESENTATIVE IN GENERAL COURT – TWENTY-FIRST MIDDLESEX DISTRICT

  • NO NOMINATIONS

DISTRICT ATTORNEY – NORTHERN DISTRICT

  • NO NOMINATIONS

CLERK OF COURTS – MIDDLESEX COUNTY

  • NO NOMINATIONS

REGISTER OF DEEDS – MIDDLESEX SOUTHERN DISTRICT

  • NO NOMINATIONS

 

ON THE LIBERTARIAN PRIMARY BALLOT FOR BEDFORD

There is only one candidate on the Libertarian Primary Ballot for Bedford, DANIEL FISHMAN, 36 Colgate Rd., Beverly who is running for AUDITOR

 

OTHER CANDIDATES

Non-Party candidates for federal and statewide offices on the November 6 ballot have until July 31 to file their papers with local Registrars of Voters.

 

REFERENDUM QUESTIONS ON THE NOVEMBER 6 BALLOT

Question 1: Patient-to-Nurse Limits

Question 2: Commission on Limiting Election Spending and Corporate Rights

Question 3: Transgender Anti-Discrimination

Click this link to read the Secretary of State’s summary for each of the questions

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