" BOSTON (AP) — The candidates seeking to fill Edward Markey’s old seat in the U.S. House are making their final appeals to voters in the state’s 5th Congressional District.
The race sets Democratic state Sen. Katherine Clark of Melrose against Republican Frank Addivinola, a Boston attorney.
Both won their respective party primaries in October and have staked out very different ground in what has been a low-profile race in a state growing weary of special elections.
The district is heavily Democratic and Clark has enjoyed a significant fundraising advantage.
Clark received nearly $1.2 million in political contributions through Nov "
Click here to read the whole article
"It's time for Congress to get back to work for families." Edward Markey won a special election to fill the Senate seat left open after John KerryRead more
Voters in Massachusetts's 5th congressional district have the opportunity to take to the polls today to fill the seat vacated by Edward J. MarkeyRead more
The winner will fill the seat left vacant by Edward Markey, who resigned after winning a special election to fill John Kerry's U.S. Senate seat.Read more