senate primary http://wamc.org en North Adams Voters Approve Conte School Renovation on Day of Senate Primary http://wamc.org/post/north-adams-voters-approve-conte-school-renovation-day-senate-primary <p></p><p>Many towns across Massachusetts yesterday held local elections on the same day as the U.S. Senate primaries.</p><p>In addition to nominating their Democratic and Republican Senatorial candidates, Representative Ed Markey and businessman Gabriel Gomez, respectively, Tuesday was a day for Berkshire County voters to choose their selectmen and members of their local school boards. But for voters in North Adams, it was a day to vote for a nearly $30 million renovation project for the now-closed Conte Middle School.</p><p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:21:31 +0000 Lucas Willard 63616 at http://wamc.org North Adams Voters Approve Conte School Renovation on Day of Senate Primary Three Compete in GOP Senate Primary; Gillibrand Awaits http://wamc.org/post/three-compete-gop-senate-primary-gillibrand-awaits <p>The three Republicans running in a primary to take on Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are meeting voters around New York, rounding up endorsements and lobbing critiques at the incumbent.</p><p>But with primary day looming June 26, are people paying attention?</p><p>Polls show most voters still don&#39;t know much about lawyer Wendy Long, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos or U.S. Representative Bob Turner. Low turnout is expected on primary day for an election among candidates still trying to build name recognition.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:12:56 +0000 40357 at http://wamc.org Three Compete in GOP Senate Primary; Gillibrand Awaits