Tag Archives: election 2012

SJS 4 MVC on FB

My campaign for the MVC is now legit: it’s got its own Facebook page. Travvy is my campaign manager. If you’re not on Facebook, you probably can’t see it (if you aren’t but you can, let me know!). Here’s what … Continue reading

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Clueless in Candidateland

Classic story beginning: “Remember the night we all got drunk and . . .” Followed by the often hilarious recounting of adventures that made perfect sense at the time but in retrospect look totally off-the-wall. Way back last spring I … Continue reading

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Primary

I’m sorry to report that Sam Sutter lost his Democratic primary race to represent the new Massachusetts 9th District in Congress. The upside is that Bristol County gets to keep its hardworking and effective district attorney. I blogged last month … Continue reading

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August License Plate Report

Nothing to report. No new plates, no new states. The map is no more green than it was at the end of July. It’s no less green either, true. This is good, but it’s also not surprising. Once a plate’s … Continue reading

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Politico

A few weeks ago, being in an electoral mood, I started to list the guys (with one exception, they are currently all guys) who are representing me at various levels of government. President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden Senator … Continue reading

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Elizabeth at the Library

Saturday mornings in summer, downtown West Tisbury is as jammed as down-island with people and cars. The Farmers Market draws a mob scene to the Grange Hall every Saturday and Wednesday. This morning the mob scene was augmented by those … Continue reading

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This Hope Thing

Sorry for the prolonged silence. The jerk who schedules my jobs booked me for two “crashes” — that’s publishing lingo for super-rushes — both of which had to be done yesterday. The hardcopy proofread made it to the UPS Store … Continue reading

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On the Ballot

It took less than a week for the town clerk to certify my signatures and get my nomination paper stamped by three of the town’s registrars of voters. Why does it take three registrars to certify that a candidate is … Continue reading

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Rumor Control

The rumor you haven’t heard is true: This afternoon I took out nomination papers to run for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) in the November election. By the end of the day I’d also registered with the State Ethics Commission, … Continue reading

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