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Trahan ‘Hopeful’ Ahead of Third Congressional Democratic Recount Reveal

Trahan ‘Hopeful’ Ahead of Third Congressional Democratic Recount Reveal

Lori Trahan addressed supporters at a Haverhill Democratic City Committee event on Sunday, Sept. 16. (WHAV News photograph) Two weeks and two dozen recounts later, the 3rd congressional district is one step closer to determining a democratic primary winner. On the eve of Monday’s recount deadline, challengers Lori Trahan and Dan Koh rallied last-minute support

Haverhill Democrats’ Free Post-Primary Unity Event Is Sunday

Lori Trahan, who faces a potential 3rd District recount, was flanked by several of her female challengers–including Sen. Barbara L’Italien and Rep. Juana Matias–at a “Women for Lori” rally in Lowell. (Courtesy photograph) As a potential recount of 3rd District Democratic congressional ballots cast in the Sept. 4 primary looms, Haverhill’s Democratic City Committee plans

Republican Green on Primary Fallout: ‘I am the Only Candidate Who Cannot Be Bought’

Candidate for the 3rd congressional district Rick Green. (Courtesy photograph) Republican Rick Green takes on either Lori Trahan or Dan Koh in November’s state congressional election, and the Pepperell-based businessman isn’t mincing words when it comes to the fallout from last week’s Democratic primary. Issuing a statement after Secretary William F. Galvin exerted executive control

Haverhill’s Chandler Pursuing Activism Post-Primary: ‘No Specific Plans’ for Future Office

City native Alexandra Chandler rallied supporters during the opening of her Haverhill headquarters at 306 Main St. (Courtesy photograph) Wrapping up her first-ever congressional bid, Haverhill’s Alexandra Chandler says she has “no specific plans” to seek future office—but that doesn’t mean she’s ready to fade into the background when it comes to community activism. In

Koh Filing for Recount: ‘Committed to Making Sure All Ballots Are Counted’

Third district congressional candidate Dan Koh cast his ballot alongside wife Amy Sennett Tuesday in Andover. (Courtesy photograph) The Dan Koh campaign is getting ready to do ballot battle. Three days after the congressional primary put Westford democrat Lori Trahan on top by a mere 52 votes, the Andover-based candidate’s campaign announced Friday he is

Large Swaths of Haverhill Won’t Be Voting in Election Tomorrow

Haverhill City Clerk Linda L. Koutoulas. (WHAV News photograph.) Voting places in areas of the city that are not within the Third Essex State Representative District have been marked with signs indicating voters in those areas will not participate in Tuesday’s special primary election. Haverhill City Clerk Linda L. Koutoulas’ office took the unusual step

Immigration Battle Ignites Again During Democratic Candidates’ Debate

School Committee member Paul A. Magliocchetti, left, and City Councilor Andy X. Vargas are competing for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Essex District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Hear the candidates themselves during Local News on 97.9 WHAV FM, every half hour between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The two Democrats hoping