Two Democrats, U.S. Rep. Stephen F. Lynch of the Eighth Congressional District (left) and U.S. Rep. Edward J. Markey of the Fifth Congressional District (right), will face off in a primary set to occur on April 30. The candidates are vying to represent their party in a June 25 special election for the state's vacated U.S. Senate seat.
In what indicates his possible interest in entering the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Massachusetts State Representative Daniel B. Winslow has announced that he will issue a press release “regarding his plans for the U.S. Senate special election” and hold a press conference Tuesday.
While some stories of the past 12 months captivated the attention of people outside of Cambridge for a moment, others had a sustained and meaningful impact throughout the year on Harvard’s campus. On the last day of the year, The Crimson looks back at the 12 stories from 2012 that mattered the most at Harvard.
On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Secretary of State certified what most people around the country already knew: the Bay State is weird. Even as the rest of the country showed near-record apathy on Election Day, Massachusetts voters came out in record numbers.