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Mary Connaughton State Auditor Suzanne Bump

Debate between Mary Connaughton and Suzanne Bump

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Mary Connaughton State Auditor Suzanne Bump

Auditor's Race: Suzanne Bump and Mary Connaughton in a very tight race


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Massachusetts is unusually lucky to have two extremely competent and qualified women running for State Auditor.

The race is very close. Suzanne Bump has been maintaining a slight lead in the polls. In a recent Suffolk University/7News Poll, Suzanne Bump led Mary Connaughton 29 to 27%. A Globe poll two weeks later has Bump leading Connaughton 33 to 29%. With 5 weeks left before the election, 40% of voters have still not made up their minds.

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump

Newspapers Across America Endorse Susanne Bump for State Auditor

[ed_note]We got this message from the Campaign of Susanne Bump for State Auditor[/ed_note]

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Suzanne Bump

Candidate for State Auditor Favored By Newspapers from Every Region of the Commonwealth

Suzanne Bump, a Democratic candidate for Massachusetts State Auditor, has received the endorsement of more newspapers in the Democratic Primary than both of her opponents combined, and is favored by a wide array of newspapers from every region of the Commonwealth. Her list of endorsements include:

The Boston Globe – “Bump has a clearer fix than her opponents on how the auditor’s office might be used for the public good.”

The Salem Evening News – “Suzanne Bump….has impressive service in both the public and private sectors and the credentials to serve in this important watchdog role.”

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Guy Glodis State Auditor

Glodis will "Reign" in Wasteful Spending

Glodis has mailed out a brochure with a spectacular gaffe in the title. David Bernstein at the Phoenix quips that the title was meant to read “Glodis Will Reign Over Wasteful Spending.”

How a typo as bad as this one went out in a mailing to voters is beyond comprehension. You’d think that with $800k campaign cash Glodis would be able to afford a copy editor.

Guy Glodis Mary Connaughton Mike Lake Patronage Jobs State Auditor

Mike Lake Calls for Sheriff Guy Glodis to Resign Over his Refusal to Pay Taxes

Suzanne Bump Issues a Statement Condemning Glodis’ Failure to Pay Taxes

Plus a list of Guy Glodis’ “top 10″ other Ethics Problems

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The Globe published an article today about political campaign committees who have failed to pay taxes on earnings from the investments made with campaign money. Most of the candidates (Tim Cahill, Tim Murray, and Martha Coakley), have acknowledged the oversight and said they will pay their taxes immediately.

Guy Glodis’ campaign is also named, but he is taking a very strange position – he claims that it wasn’t an oversight – and he won’t pay.

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Plymouth County Republican Straw Poll Results

The Plymouth County GOP held a straw poll last night that gives us some insight into a number of Plymouth County Republican primaries.

Not a lot of surprises here, but except maybe how lopsided some of the results were. Results after the jump.

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