6th Middlesex Democratic Candidates

Four candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination to succeed Rep. Chris Walsh, who passed away earlier this year: Maria Robinson, Mary Kate Feeney, Mark Tilden, and Mike Gatlin.

No candidate will appear on the ballot; you must write in your choice in the Sept. 4, 2018 primary.

Note: The 6th Middlesex includes Framingham Precincts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 15 but not any others. (In Framingham District 2, Precinct 5 is part of the 6th Middlesex but Precinct 3 is not.)

Maria Robinson

Email: info@votemariarobinson.com
Facebook: maria4staterep
Twitter: @maria4staterep
Web site: https://www.votemariarobinson.com/

A former Town Meeting Member who has worked on clean-energy issues in states across the country, Maria says she wants to work on 3 key issues:

  • Education funding;
  • Helping seniors age in place;
  • Improve public transportion, both Commuter Rail and MWRTA. Read more…

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Mary Kate Feeney

Email: marykate@feeneyforframingham.com
Facebook: feeneyforframingham
Twitter: @feeney4fram
Web site: http://www.feeneyforframingham.com/

A former aide to Gov. Deval Patrick, small business owner and lifelong Framingham resident, Mary Kate says she will focus on “improving our schools, preserving our open spaces, fighting the opioid epidemic and advocating for a modern transportation system.” Read more…

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Mark Tilden

Email: mtilden@marktilden.com
Facebook: MarkTildenForStateRep

Tilden, a criminal defense attorney and local landlord who ran for mayor last year, says he is seeking the state representative’s office because he both understands the difficulties of small businesses and believes in opportunity and economic growth. Among his top issues:

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Mike Gatlin

Facebook: mikegatlinforframingham
Twitter: @votemikegforrep
Web site: https://www.mikegatlin.org

Mike Gatlin has served the community in many capacities, icluding chair of the Economic Development Industrial Corp., founder of the MetroWest AIDS Consortium, and member of the Library Foundation that helped raise money for the new McAuliffe Library.

He hopes to work on education, clean energy, and improving the MWRTA, among other issues. Read more…

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