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Arlington Election Guide

In addition to the highly-publicized battle between U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren, state Sen. Ken Donnelly and Rep. Sean Garballey are in contested races and Will Brownsberger's old seat is up for grabs.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Arlington Patch is devoted to bringing 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. Bookmark this page for updates.

U.S. Senator Scott Brown: The incumbent Republican, who has served in the U.S. Senate since 2010, is facing a fierce challenge from Democrat Elizabeth Warren in his first re-election campaign.

Democratic Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren: Warren, a law professor at Harvard, is looking to unseat Brown. She lives in neighboring Cambridge.

Brownsberger’s Replacement: A plethora of candidates are looking to succeed former state Rep. Will Brownsberger, now a Democratic state senator. Brownsberger’s former 24th Middlesex District seat spans all of Belmont and parts of Arlington and Cambridge.

State Rep. Sean Garballey: The incumbent Democrat, who is seeking his third term, is being challenged by Joe Monju, a Republican from Arlington, for his 23rd Middlesex District seat, which represents Arlington and West Medford.

State Sen. Ken Donnelly: The incumbent Democrat is facing a Republican from Woburn, Gerry Dembrowski, in his second re-election campaign. Donnelly’s 4th Middlesex District seat covers Arlington, Billerica, Burlington, Lexington and Woburn.

Jody Hensley November 06, 2012 at 02:18 AM
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