Bedford Zoning Board member Ken Gordon beat out Burlington Selectman Walter Zenkin for outgoing Charles Murphy's seat.
Rep. Charles Murphy
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
With Burlington, Wilmington and Bedford reporting we can call the race for the 21st Middlesex District State Rep. Seat.
With Burlington, Wilmington and Bedford reporting it is time to call the race for the 21st Middlesex District State Representative seat for Bedford Zoning Board Vice-Chair Ken Gordon. The 21 Middlesex District includes the towns of Burlington, Bedford and Precinct 3 of Wilmington. Burlington selectman and Republican candidate Walter Zenkin took Burlington 6,408 to 6,142, a difference of 266 votes. He also took Wilmington 853 to 842. However, Bedford is reporting that Gordon took the vote there 4,781 to 2,275, a difference of 2,506, giving Gordon the victory. In the primaries Gordon beat out Burlington Democrats Dave Fionda and Virginia Mooney. "I'm a little exhausted, mostly excited," Gordon told Patch in a phone interview. "I feel ready …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Outgoing 21st Middlesex District State Rep. Charles Murphy has endorsed fellow Democrat Ken Gordon.
The following is a letter of endorsement from State Rep. Charles Murphy: At the end of this year I will complete my eighth and final term as your State Representative, serving Burlington, Bedford and Wilmington. While I will miss the opportunity to serve this district, I am certain that if we elect Ken Gordon to succeed me, our district will be in capable hands. I have gotten to know Ken during this race. He is an articulate, passionate and hard-working advocate for working families. He has devoted his career to help working people, and he is prepared to bring his fight to Beacon Hill. His skills will serve him well. It is a difficult job, but I know he will succeed. Some people have asked me if Burlington is best served with Ken, a …