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Peisch Vs. Carr, Congressional Races on Today’s Primary Ballot

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today.

It’s a rare election Thursday throughout the state, and there’s one local race on the ballot.

Rep. Alice Hanlon Peisch is up against Jerome B. Carr, both Democrats, in the race for the 14th Norfolk District seat.

Peisch, 57, has seen little challenge since assuming office in 2003, except in 2010 when she faced challenger Royall H. Switzler in the November general election. , but it was closer than most had expected.

Carr, 73, president of Wellesley-based Carr Research Laboratory, Inc., told Boston.com that he wants to repeal the current Wetland Protection Act and enact legislation that would make it allowable to “enhance” protected wetlands.

The Massachusetts Fourth Congressional seat is contended on both the Democratic and Republican side today. Barney Frank (D), who announced that he would not run for reelection last year, holds the seat.

The town website has a full list candidates on today’s ballot.

Polling place locations (Wellesley added an eighth precinct this year):

Precinct A -

Precinct B -

Precinct C -

Precinct D -

Precinct E -

Precinct F - - Shilpley Center

Precinct G -

Precinct H - Sprague School

Robert S. Cavanugh September 06, 2012 at 10:37 PM
I Voted For Alice Hanlon Peisch my State Representative because she cares about our soccer from getting a concussions i filed a bill in january 20, 2012 to allow all soccer players to wear head protection which will be the full90 head guard this bill is on the house calendar it is House Bill no.4082 and Senate Bill no.235 please vote for Alice Hanlon Peisch tonight before the election close.

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