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Plymouth Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Plymouth and Southeastern Massachusetts.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Canton Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town.

Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near.

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: Read Murray's blog on Patch.

: deMacedo has voted against the .

: has broken with his Democratic bretheren on several key issues.

: Plymouth Patch recently hosted a with Republican candidate for state representative.

: Keating recently helped create a to protect the interests of cranberry growers in Southeastern Massachusetts and the Cape.

President Barack Obama is no stranger to Massachusetts, as the Island of Martha's Vineyard has been  the President's summer hideaway for the past few years. With a fight ahead of him this November, for a family vacation on the Vineyard this summer.

Presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts governor, Republican Willard Mitt Romney is a . The Town of Belmont was happy when Romney won the Republican primary, but will he be able to carry the mostly Democratic state once again and this time as President?

U.S. Senator Scott Brown stopped at Blue Hills Brewery in Canton during his campaign tour of the state's breweries. Challenger and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate Elizabeth Warren hasn't stopped by Canton for a photo opportunity, yet there is still time. The race between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warrenhas already gotten rough. Is it politics as usual? What will this mean for Massachusetts?

There could be on this fall's ballot, asking voters to everything from legalizing the use of medical marijuana to legalizing doctor-assisted suicide, to using student test scores in teacher promotions, and the Right to Repair bill, that would force auto manufacturers to sell specs and repair information on all makes and models of vehicles from 2002 forward. 

Jody Hensley November 06, 2012 at 02:57 AM
Take 3 Minutes to Learn More about Question 3 at: http://mavotenoonquestion3.com/question-3-in-3-minutes/ Question 3 is a "Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" warn citizens in California and Colorado where pot stores have proliferated under a law similar to the one proposed here. The language in this 6-page law includes "other conditions" which allows virtually anyone to get a marijuana recommendation for any reason. There can be 35 pot stores in the first year, but there is no upper limit in the law. This is the LEAST RESTRICTIVE marijuana law in New England. With an undefined 60-day supply, amounting to hundreds of joints, allowed on a person or in a car, theft and diversion to black market sales are inevitable. Home grow sites are already subject to criminal break-ins in neighborhoods as close as Rhode Island. And even the Obama administration has called rising levels of youth use and addiction a legitimate public health issue. There has to be a better way to be compassionate. Please get the details before you vote. To learn about Question 3 go to: www.MaVoteNoOnQuestion3.com

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