Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Stephen Lynch elected Congressman of the new 8th District.
Stephen Lynch was elected the Congressman of the 8th District, defeating challenger Joseph Selvaggi Tuesday night by a landslide. Lynch was a popular choice across the district’s 24 cities and towns. The South Boston Democrat received 75 percent of the District’s vote compared to Selvaggi who received 25 percent, according to election results from CBS news. Lynch said he believes his campaign efforts of going door to door paid off in the election. "I did extremely well in all the new towns," Lynch said. " I worked really hard and I'm really honored to represent the new 8th District." Lynch, a former ironworker and lawyer who has represented the 9th District since 2001, will now represent the new 8th District which runs from Bridgewater…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Joseph Selvaggi will move on to challenge Rep. Stephen Lynch in November.
Joseph Selvaggi will challenge Rep. Stephen Lynch in November after defeating Republican opponent Matt Temperley in a tight 8th Congressional race in Thursday's State Primary. Selvaggi took 60 percent of the District's vote compared to Temperley who received 40 percent, according to election results from Boston.com. "I'm thrilled with the results," Selvaggi said. "I could not have done it without the hard work of the people from the cold phase of getting nominations and signatures to those people who have held signs for me." Selvaggi believes Lynch is not doing a sufficient job as Congressman and believes he can unseat him in November “I have met Congressman Lynch and I like his story of working his way up form very humble start…however…
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Republicans Matt Temperley and Joseph Selvaggi will face off in the Sept. 6 primary election to challenge U.S. Rep Stephen Lynch in the 8th Congressional District.
Norwood Patch will hold a live chat with Matt Temperley from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. Temperley is a Quincy Republican candidate running for Congress in the new 8th District. Temperley will look to challenge Democrat US-Rep Stephen Lynch, D-Boston in November. Before that, he will oppose Joseph Selvaggi of Boston in the Sept. 6 primary election. During the chat, readers can go to Norwood.Patch.com and ask Temperley a question and he will answer it instantly.