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Four More Years! Pres. Obama Re-Elected

- Allison Goldsberry President Barack Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney to earn his second four-year term. In Medford, Obama earned 18,613 votes while 8,294 voted for Romney, according to unofficial results. Statewide, President Obama earned 60% of the vote while the former MA governor picked up 38%. Pres. Obama even managed to win Romney’s […]

Election Day in Medford

A line had already formed outside of this poll, the Medford Firefighters Club on Salem Street, before it opened at 7AM. Many voters across Medford experienced long lines throughout the day as eager residents turned out to vote in an important election. Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, left, ran into City Councilor Paul Camuso on the […]

I’m Voting for Obama and Warren

- Maxim Weinstein Medford residents have two important choices to make at the voting booth on November 6. I will be choosing to re-elect President Obama and to elect Elizabeth Warren to the U.S. Senate. There has been a lot of inaccurate and deceptive information spread about both candidates during the past several months. The […]

Vote Tuesday, November 6

2012 is a presidential election year. Other high profile races are also taking place, including a battle for the US Senate between incumbent Republican Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren. Find out more about who is running and how to vote below. Links have been provided to candidate websites when available. When to Vote […]

Gov. Patrick Endorses Rep. Garballey

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, a Democrat, has endorsed incumbent State Representative Sean Garballey. Rep. Garballey, an Arlington Democrat whose district includes part of Medford, is being challenged by Arlington Republican Joseph Monju. Governor Patrick released the following statement: “To move forward with our ambitious agenda of creating jobs, closing the achievement gap, lowering the cost […]

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Endorses Pres. Obama

New York City Mayor and Medford native Michael Bloomberg, a registered Republican, has officially endorsed incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama. Here is what was published in Bloomberg View on November 1: The devastation that Hurricane Sandy brought to New York City and much of the Northeast – in lost lives, lost homes and lost business […]

Tufts to Hold Public Forum for Oct. 16 Pres. Debate

Tufts’ Political Experts and Students to Set the Scene for the Second Obama/Romney Debate “Engage the Debate” on Oct. 16 will invite vigorous exchange as young voters are expected to have a pivotal role in the election’s outcome Tufts University will hold a pre-debate public forum on Tuesday, Oct. 16, to enable students, faculty and […]

Deadline to Register to Vote October 17

The deadline to register to participate in the November 6, 2012 election is Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Registering to vote is free and open to US citizens age 18 or older. Register to vote by mail, at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, or at Medford City Hall. More information, including a registration form to download […]

Elizabeth Warren Makes Campaign Stop in Medford

Democratic Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren made a campaign stop at the Medford Senior Center on Wednesday afternoon. Warren is challenging Republican Scott Brown for the US Senate. Pictured above: Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, State Representative Sean Garballey, Warren, US Congressman Ed Markey, and Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn. Photo courtesy The Ed Markey Committee. – InsideMedford.com

Poll: Obama Leads Romney by 3%

President Barack Obama leads former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney 46% – 43% nationally, with 3% choosing another candidate and 8% not sure, according to a recent national poll. The poll was conducted by Merriman River Group Research, on September 24 – 27, 2012. A nationally representative sample of 981 registered voters was surveyed using automated, […]

Turnout Low for State Primary

- Allison Goldsberry On Thursday, September 6 only ten percent of Medford’s registered voters participated in a low profile state primary. The primary yielded the Democratic, Republican, and Green-Rainbow party candidates who will be on the ballot on Tuesday, November 6. In addition to the high profile presidential race between incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama […]

State Primary Thursday, September 6

- Allison Goldsberry A state primary is taking place on Thursday, September 6 to help determine who will ultimately be on the ballot for the general election in November. Polls open on Thursday at 7AM and close at 8PM. Even though Medford’s schools are used as polls, school will be open and in session. A […]