By Beth Treffeisen
In Beacon Hill, the Massachusetts state primary will be held on Thursday, September 8. Polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Below is a guide to who is running, where you can vote, and where you can find additional information on the candidates running for office:
Beacon Hill is located in Ward 5 wth four precincts.To find out where you’re registered to vote visit www.WhereDoIVoteMA.com
The precicnt locations are as follows:
Precinct 3: State House, vote in the Great Hall, second floor.
Precinct 4: West End Library at 151 Cambridge Street vote in the community room.
Precinct 5: Hill House Community Center at 127 Mount Vernon Street, vote in the community room.
Precinct 11: Is also located at the Hill House Community Center.
On the Ballot
Representative in Congress for the Eight District:
Democrat, Stephen F. Lynch of 55 G St., Boston, candidate for re-nomination.
Republican, William Burke of 64 Bromfield St., Quincy.
To learn more about the candidates visit, lynch.house.gov and www.billburkeforcongress.com
Councillor in the Sixth District:
The Massachusetts Governor’s Council is composed of eight individuals elected from districts, and the Lieutenant Governor who serves ex officio. They are elected from their respective districts every two years.
Democrat, Terrerence W. Kennedy of 3 Stafford Rd., Lynnfield, Present Governor’s Councillor; candidate for re-nomination
Democrat, Stephen Borelli, 24 Hanover Ave., Boston
Democrat, Richard J. DiMeo, 50 Monmouth St., Boston
Senator in General Court, First Suffolk & Middlesex District:
Democrat, Joseph A. Boncore of 39 Sagamore Ave., Winthrop.
Representative in General Court, Eighth District:
Democrat, Jay D. Livingstone of 19 Revere St., Boston, current state representative.
Sheriff, Suffolk County:
The Sheriff of Suffolk County manages all operations at the Suffolk County House of Correction, the Nashua Street Jail and the Civil Process Division.
Democrat, Steven W. Tompkins of 196 Williams Ave., Boston, Present Sheriff; candidate for Re-nomination
Democrat, Alexander Rhalimi of 34 Highland St., Revere
To learn more about the candidates visit www.votestevetompkins.com and www.alexanderforsheriff.com
Register of Deeds (To Fill Vacancy), Suffolk District:
Thomas M. Ryan is the temporary Register of Deeds. The Registrar is the official responsible for maintaining a permanent public record of all properly drawn legal documents submitted by the public relative to real estate including deeds, mortgages, surveyor and architect plans.
Democrat, Douglas Bennet of 37 South Munroe Ter., Boston
Democrat, Stepanie L. Everett, 197 Manchester St., Boston
Democrat, Katherine V. Forde, 670 Hyde Park Ave., Boston
Democrat, Michael B. Mackan, 39 Bearse Ave., Boston
Democrat, Stephen J. Murphy, 141 Warren Ave., Boston, former City Council President, County Commissioner.
Democrat, Paul F. Nutting, JR., 385 Savin Hill Ave., Boston
Democrat, Jeffrey Michael Ross, 554 B Massachusetts Ave., Boston