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July 5, 2014

Campaign Notebook

Republican City Committee to meet with candidates

The Haverhill Republican City Committee will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the public library, 99 Main St.

Special speakers include: Shaun Toohey, candidate for State Senate; Maura Ryan-Ciardiello, candidate for Governor’s Council; David D’Arcangelo, candidate for Secretary of State; Ann Wofford, candidate for U.S. Congress; Eddie Watson, candidate for state representative; state Rep. Lenny Mirra; and Groveland Selectman Joe D’Amore.

The committee will also be electing a new vice chair. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. More information is available from Lynette Hickey at ljhickey.gop@gmail.com.

Senate candidate kicks off campaign

HAVERHILL — Shaun Toohey of Haverhill, who is running for the 1st Essex District seat, held his campaign kickoff at Archie’s Little River Ale House late last month.

Many elected officials attended, as well as Team Toohey supporters from all over the district.

They enjoyed food and entertainment by Matty & The JayHawks. Toohey thanked all who participated.

Super Pac, donations measure before Mass. Senate

BOSTON — The Massachusetts House has approved a bill imposing new disclosure requirements for super PACS this election cycle, but the measure has not yet surfaced for a vote in the Senate. The House bill also doubles the allowable annual individual contribution limit to candidates from $500 to $1,000.

State Sen. O’Connor-Ives endorses Mike Lake for Lt. Governor

BOSTON — The campaign of Mike Lake, Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor for Massachusetts, had received another endorsement — this time from State Sen. Katie O’Connor-Ives, D-Newburyport.

Citing his record on urban development, public service and social justice, O’Connor-Ives said Mike Lake has the experience needed to serve the people effectively.

“I’m endorsing Mike Lake for Lieutenant Governor because he’s committed to seeking out opportunities for job growth and economic development in our state and will work hard every day to improve the quality of life in Massachusetts as an accessible, energetic and innovative partner,” Senator Ives said.

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