Framingham Online News

Elizabeth Warren Declares Senate Candidacy

September 15, 2011 (12:27 am EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris
Elizabeth Warren on Youtube

Elizabeth Warren announces her U.S. Senate candidacy with a Youtube Video.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - At the J&M Diner on Old Connecticut Path in Framingham today, Elizabeth Warren met with voters after declaring herself a Democratic contender in the race for the seat now held by U.S. Senator Scott Brown, (R-MA).

The seat which some referred to as "Ted Kennedy's Seat" during the 2008 election that sent Scott Brown to Washington, had been occupied by Kennedy, the liberal lion from 1962 until his death on August 25, 2009, a reign of nearly 47 years for the former senior senator from Massachusetts.

Warren, a 62 year old mother of two adult children is; a Democrat, a Methodist, a former Sunday School teacher, an attorney, a Harvard Law Professor, a bankruptcy expert, an author, and according to ...[read more]

Framingham Town Election Info (2011)

January 26, 2011 (12:12 pm EST)
Filed under: Politics by Randy Harris

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following contains information about running for Town Office, running for Town Meeting, as well as voter info, general candidate and election info and key dates related to the 2011 Framingham Town Election.

2011 - Framingham Annual Town Election Info

Framingham's Annual Town Election will be held April 5th, 2011. Help decide who will serve in your town's government --- vote!

Nomination papers for those planning to run for Town Offices in 2011 were available from the Town Clerk on November 29, 2010.  To be nominated, candidates for Town Offices needed to return the nomination papers with  the valid signatures of  fifty registered Framingham voters.  (These dates and requirements were for "Town Offices" only, not for Town Meeting Member candidates).

Candidates for Town Office who did complete the nomination process now have until ...[read more]