Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Eileen Duff in the apparent winner of a seat on the Governor's Council in the Fifth District.
Eileen Duff of Gloucester is the apparent winner of the Governor’s Council seat in the Fifth District. Duff, a Democrat, had 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Maura Ciardiello of Haverhill - with 97 percent of precincts reporting on Wednesday morning, according to reports by the Boston Globe. Both candidates are seeking the position for the first time after incumbent Mary-Ellen Manning (U-Peabody) decided against reelection to run for the state Senate. She was defeated in a four person Democratic Primary in September. She has since changed her party affiliation from Democratic to unenrolled. The District covers most of the North Shore and Merrimack Valley and neighboring areas north and northwest of Boston. Duff will become one of …
Friday, September 7, 2012
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Salem's Joan Lovely won the Democratic party candidacy for state Senate yesterday in a landslide, handily taking four out of five communities except for Peabody to earn 50 percent of the vote. The Tanner City, which is the largest city in the district, heavily went in favor of hometown favorite John Slattery, 2,324 to Lovely's 1,487, but it wasn't enough to close the gap for Slattery, who finished behind Lovely in the race with 30 percent of the vote. He was trailed by fellow Peabodyite Mary-Ellen Manning (17 percent) and Edward Carroll of Salem (2 percent). Lovely, in comparison, won big in her hometown of Salem, 3,260 to Slattery's 735 votes. And back in Peabody, she did win one precinct as well by 15 votes -- Brooksby Village. Manning …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Peabody native Eileen Duff will go on to November election.
Peabody native Eileen Duff secured a spot in the November election for Governor's Council in the 5th District in Thursday's primary. The unofficial results from the Associated Press show Duff winning in a landslide over her fellow Democratic opponents. Duff will now go on to challenge Republican Maura Ciardiello of Haverhill in the November election.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Eileen Duff, a Peabody native, is among eight candidates running for Governor's Council this fall.
Mary-Ellen Manning’s bid for the state Senate has opened up her seat on the Governor’s Council this fall and thus far seven candidates have emerged. Peabody native Eileen Duff (now a Gloucester resident), Salem residents David Eppley and George O’Brine and Donald Bumiller of Boxford are the Democrats to enter the race for the Fifth District, which spans across 38 communities North of Boston. Republican candidates are Maura Ciardiello of Haverhill, Richard Miller and Ryan Madden (addresses for the latter two could not be confirmed). Duff will kick off her campaign this Saturday at the Ancient of Order of Hibernians Hall. A 1977 Peabody High grad, Duff now works as a chaplain for Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston, but her family …