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Kennedy III endorses Adam Scanlon for state representative

By Max

As the campaign enters its final days, Town Councilor Adam Scanlon can count Congressman Joe Kennedy III among his supporters.

On Friday, Kennedy III endorsed Scanlon for state representative of the 14th Bristol District. The district covers North Attleborough and parts of Attleboro and Mansfield. The seat is currently held by outgoing State Representative Betty Poirier, who announced in April that she would not run for re-election. Scanlon is running against fellow Town Councilor John Simmons.

“I’m proud to endorse Adam to represent the hard-working families of North Attleboro, Attleboro and Mansfield,” said Kennedy in a statement. “I know how essential it is for federal officials to have strong, local partners in the fights that matter most to our constituents—affordable health care, basic economic justice, our environment, and opportunity for this generation and the next. Adam is a dedicated public servant who has always put his community and neighbors first. I know he will bring this region the thoughtful and engaged representation it deserves.”

Scanlon said he was honored to reveive the endorsement, citing Kennedy III’s leadership in fighting for working families in the district and advocating for improving public education and the economy.

Joe has maintained a strong presence in the Attleboro area, as I have met him on several occasions. He is always willing to listen to constituent’s concerns,” said Scanlon. “Joe has paved the way for new leaders to take the call to action. I hope to emulate many aspects of Joe’s leadership as your next state representative.”

Endorsements that Adam Scanlon has received

  • Governor Michael S. Dukakis
  • Congressional Nominee Jake Auchincloss
  • State Senator Paul Feeney
  • State Senator Becca Rausch
  • Town Council Vice-President Justin Paré
  • Town Councilor Darius Gregory
  • Town Councilor Kathleen Prescott
  • School Comm. Chair Jim McKenna
  • School Comm Sarah Stone
  • David Chee former selectmen/school comm/finance comm.
  • Conservation Commission Chair Deb Cato
  • Susan Taylor Chair of Historical Commission
  • Andy Shanahan Planning Board
  • Mayor Paul Heroux
  • City Councilor Diana Holmes
  • City Councilor Ty Waterman
  • City Councilor Laura Dolan
  • City Councilor Sara-Lynn Reynolds
  • Former State Rep. and City Councilor Bill Bowles
  • Selectboard member Neil Rhein
  • SEIU Local 509
  • Housing Authority Chair Kevin Doyle
  • Housing Authority Mary Kate Flynn
  • Housing Authority Will Snyder
  • Massachusetts AFL-CIO
  • Massachusetts Voters for Animals
  • The Sierra Club
  • Progressive Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts and Northern New England Laborers’ District Council
  • Massachusetts Teachers Association
  • Clean Water Action
  • Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists
  • Bay State Stonewall Democrats 
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