Marblehead Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Marblehead and Essex County.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Marblehead 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. Congressman John Tierney: The  and Marblehead's representative on Capitol Hill  and has engaged in a .

Richard Tisei: The Republican former state Senator from Wakefield is  and has also engaged in a .

: Of the 31 initiatives put forth for the fall ballot, four have enough signatures and been certified by Attorney General Martha Coakley in order to make the ballot by the July 3 deadline. And of those, one looks likely to be resolved by the Legislature before that date.

: The unemployment rate is expected to be a major issue in this year's elections. Although Marblehead's unemployment rate is lower than most, it wasn't the lowest on .

: Taxes are also expected to be a big ticket issue in the November elections. Here's a closer look at how against other North Shore communities.

Rail and bus transportation are important to both those who work in Boston and those who work in Marblehead. The state will have important decisions to make on the amount of money it wants to spend on transportation.


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