Election News http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426 Election News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:23:43 EST en-us http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2425 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2425 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:41:00 EST PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor were guests at a forum sponsored by the Berkshire Brigades on Sunday at a crowded Itam Lodge. The nominees were hoping to introduce themselves to the region and drum up support among local Democrats going... Independent Falchuk Hits Threshold To Start New Party http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2805 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2805 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:21:00 EST Evan Falchuk started his United Independent Party in 2013. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Charlie Baker will be the next governor. But, there was another winner Tuesday night — independent Evan Falchuk.   Falchuk received 3.3 percent of the vote,... Baker Wins Governor's Race http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2804 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2804 Wed, 05 Nov 2014 01:02:00 EST Charlie Baker, right, meeting with supporters in Pittsfield earlier this year. The Republican is the projected winner in his second race for the governor's office, defeating Berkshire County native Martha Coakley. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The race for governor... AG Candidate Healey Hears Concerns on Hospital http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2803 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2803 Mon, 03 Nov 2014 01:48:00 EST Democratic candidate for attorney general Maura Healey speaks with hospital advocates at the VFW on Saturday, later promising she would share information with the community on the progress of an investigation of its closure if elected. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —... Candidate Kerrigan Stops in Pittsfield For Get Out The Vote Push http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2800 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2800 Sat, 01 Nov 2014 23:42:00 EDT State Sen. Benjamin Downing, lieutenant governor candidate Steve Kerrigan and Mayor Daniel Bianchi on Friday. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Steve Kerrigan says the party's "ground game" is what is going to... Suzanne Bump Seeking Re-election as Auditor http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2791 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2791 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:22:00 EDT Auditor Suzanne Bump of Great Barrington is running for re-election. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — In her efforts to modernize the auditor's office, Suzanne Bump has found some $400 million in misspent taxpayer money.   Bump is now running for... U.S. Senate Candidate Brian Herr Fighting for Name Recognition http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2788 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2788 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:42:00 EDT Brian Herr, on the left, met with Republicans at Pittsfield campaign headquarters Thursday morning. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Brian Herr says U.S. Senator Edward Markey is disrespecting voters by dodging the campaign.   The Republican Herr is... Area Democrats Making Final Push For November Election http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2783 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2783 Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:21:00 EDT Maura Healey is running for attorney general but she isn't just focused on her own campaign. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — As Maura Healey's campaign for Attorney General enters the final weeks leading up to the November... Coakley Stresses Commitment to Berkshires http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2776 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2776 Sun, 05 Oct 2014 11:47:00 EDT Gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley greets supporters at the Freight Yard Pub after a day of campaign stops that started in Dorchester. She also met with voters in Great Barrington and Pittsfield. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Martha Coakley ended a swing through the... Candidates Showing Differences As Governor's Race Heats Up http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2770 http://www.iberkshires.com/blogs/?user_id=6426&bid=2770 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:27:00 EDT Martha Coakley after Monday's debate, which kicked off what will become a heated six weeks leading up to the November general election. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The gubernatorial candidates are viewing Monday's debate as the true beginning of the...