Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Updates on the 2012 elections here in Mansfield will be posted throughout the day. Connect with us on Twitter too at #PatchElections and tell us what you see by tweeting @MansfieldPatch and commenting on facebook.com/MansfieldPatch.
LIVE 2012 Mansfield ELECTION RESULTS Obama-Biden Elizabeth Warren Joseph Kennedy III Updated 11 p.m. With the exception of Scott Brown, Democrats took most of the elections in Mansfield. According to the official results, 12,122 (87.5 percent of voters in Mansfield) Mansfield residents voted including about 1,100 absentee ballots. Obama won in Mansfield by only 55 votes in what was a very close race. Stay with Mansfield Patch all day as we update this article with news and information from the polls and live election results after 8 p.m. Share your photos and videos from Election Day by clicking the Upload Photos and Video button! Also, tell us what've seen at the polls in the comments below: How long did you wait to vote today? Which …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Got questions for the Republican congressional candidate who is facing off against Democrat Joe Kennedy III? This Thursday at noon.
If you have a question for Republican congressional candidate Sean Bielat, or you just want to see how he responds to readers' questions, Patch is the place to be. Bielat, who is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat, will take your questions in a live text chat on Mansfield Patch Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon. A Norfolk resident, Bielat is running against Brookline Democrat Joe Kennedy III to fill the seat of retiring Congressman Barney Frank. The live chat Q&A will run for an hour. To submit a question, come back to Newton Patch at noon on Oct. 11, click on the live chat, enter your name and you will be able to ask your questions immediately. If you can't make the live chat, leave your questions in the comments section below …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Fox News will host the Oct. 24 debate between congressional candidates Joe Kennedy III and Sean Bielat.
One more television debate has been added to the schedule for the Mass. Fourth District race. Boston.com reports that Joseph Kennedy III has agreed to meet his opponent Sean Bielat one more time. The debate will be Oct. 24, on Fox 25. After congressional candidate Kennedy agreed to debate his opponent Sean Bielat three times before the election, Bielat reported he was disappointed by the number of debates. The first of the debates was broadcast Sept. 30, and took place at the WCVB-TV 5 studios in Needham. Kennedy and Bielat are slated to face off in MassINC’s “American Dream” forum in Fall River tonight, Oct. 10, and at Wellesley College for a League of Women Voters debate on Oct. 15. In an open letter he posted to his Patch Blog, …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Joseph Kennedy III, Herb Robinson, Rachel Brown, Sean Bielat, Elizabeth Childs and David Steinhof participate in debates.
Voters heard a variety of different views from both sides of the political aisle Tuesday night at Stonehill College in Easton when Democratic and Republican candidates for the 4th Congressional District squared off in separate debate forums. Editor-in-Chief of The Herald News and Taunton Daily Gazette Lisa Strattanand moderated the event, which was hosted by the Martin Institute at Stonehill. Questions came from a panel made up of WGBH Boston political reporter Adam Reilly, WCVB-TV political reporter Sean Kelly and Herald News editorial page editor Aaron Frechette. Chloe Gotsis of the Newton Tab stepped in for Frechette during the later Republican debate. In the first round, Democrats Rachel Brown, Joseph Kennedy III and Herb Robinson …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The three republican candidates vying for the Fourth District nomination debated on NECN's Broadside last night.
Although they had less than a half hour to make their voices heard, the Republican candidates for the Fourth Congressional District fit in a full plate of issues and opinions during last night's debate on NECN's Broadside with Jim Braude. Sean Bielat, Elizabeth Childs and David Steinhof joined Braude for a series of questions on topics including gun control, taxes, health care and their potential Democrat opponent. Check out the NECN debate online. Just a couple of weeks after the deadly theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, Braude started off the debate by asking the candidates whether they would support legislation for increased gun control. "I think it's a mistake to rush down a legislative path," said Bielat, a major in the U.S. …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
How do you feel about Barney Frank's recent announcement not to run?
Barney Frank, love him or hate him, was a mainstay in Massachusetts politics for nearly half a century. He has also represented Mansfield and many other nearby towns, and has come to Mansfield more than once. At a news conference yesterday, Barney Frank said he will retire at the end of the year. How do you feel about the politician's retirement?