Martha's Vineyard Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Martha's Vineyard

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Martha's Vineyard 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.

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With a fight ahead of him, for a family vacation on Martha's Vineyard this summer.

Presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts governor, Republican Mitt Romney is a . The Town of Belmont was happy when Romney won the Republican primary, but will he be able to carry the mostly Democratic state once again and this time as President?

The race between has already gotten rough. What will this mean for Massachusetts?

Three of the Island's went to Springfield earlier this month to the Democratic National Convention.

The Martha's Vineyard Republican Town Committee also did its part to help Mitt Romney win the primary.

Will the elections have an effect on the ?


The state lost a Congressional seat, after a population shift was revealed by the U.S. Census. The 10th Congressional District will become the new 9th district. Congressman William Keating, who moved from his home in Sharon to Quincy in 2010 to run for the seat vacated by William Delahunt when he retired, has now made his summer home in Bourne his residence, so he can run for office in the new 9th district.


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