EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS FOR THE MA 9TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT:
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Early voting is taking place for this year’s general election in Massachusetts for the first time. Registered voters may cast their early ballots starting on Monday, October 24 and ending on Friday, November 4. There is at least one location in each town or city open for early voting during specified hours. The following information is provided as a courtesy to voters in the 9th Congressional District, and is taken from the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s website. For the latest updates, please check with your town clerk’s office or go to http://www.sec.state.ma.us/EarlyVotingWeb/EarlyVotingSearch.aspxRead more
Another candidate enters race for 9th Congressional seat
Long-time Independent calls for ending the two-party system
Chatham, MA – September 12, 2016 – Paul Harrington, a Chatham resident (previously from Duxbury) has announced his candidacy for Congress in the MA 9th District. He will be on the November 8 ballot as an Independent. The 63 year old author, former business executive and attorney is promising to shake up the race. Harrington is calling for an end to the two-party system and for party primaries to be abolished.
“The two parties are destroying the country, and the primaries are a waste of taxpayer money. Just look at our choices for president,” Harrington lamented. “I met thousands of voters in the District over the summer, and everyone is sick and tired of the partisanship. We need to bring some independent thinking to Washington for a change.”Read more
2,700 certified signatures delivered to Secretary of State
Boston, MA – August 24, 2016 – It was a quiet summer Wednesday when Paul Harrington, independent candidate for Congress, unceremoniously rode the elevator to the 17th floor of the McCormack Building on Ashburton Place in Boston. Through the window of Room 1705, he handed a thick stack of official yellow nomination papers containing more than 2,700 signatures of registered voters in the 9th Congressional District. Since the required number was 2,000, an Election Division official routinely (after completing the count) provided a receipt indicating that Paul J. Harrington would be listed as an Independent on the ballot for the November 8 General Election (barring a successful challenge).Read more