Jamaica Plain Primary Election Guide: Sept. 6

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters have a rare Thursday election today, with contested primaries in both major party and in non-partisan races. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Jamaica Plain races include the following. Links are to candidate chats on Patch. Not all voters will have all these contests on their ballot:

U.S. Congress, 8th District (Republican primary)




Second Suffolk State Senate (Democratic primary)

   Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz, D-Boston

   Roy Owens


Clerk of Suffolk County Superior Court - Civil

   Michael Joseph Donovan (incumbent)

   Michael L. Dash


Clerk of Suffolk Superior Court - Criminal

   Maura A. Hennigan (incumbent)

   Robert J. Dello Russo Sr.


Register of Probate (open seat)

   Patricia "Patty" Campatelli

   Salvatore La Mattina


Other Jamaica Plain incumbents do not face primary challenges:

   State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez, D-Boston

   State Rep. Liz Malia, D-Boston

   U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano, D-Boston and Somerville


If you don't know where to vote, check the city's Website.

Here's a good rundown from the JP Gazette of the various primary races.

Chris Child September 06, 2012 at 12:31 PM
I would encourage everyone the 15th Suffolk/Norfolk to consider voting AGAINST Jeffrey Sánchez, write in Jeffrey Herman, or anyone who favors the rights of sick patients who need medicine over the current status quo ...


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