Both of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for Massachusetts House of Representatives 10th Norfolk District— incumbent Jeffrey Roy (D) and Charles F. Bailey III (R) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Eighty-eight of the country’s 99 state legislative chambers will hold regularly scheduled elections in 2022. The Democratic Party controls both chambers of Massachuset’s state legislature. Massachusetts is one of 13 states with a divided government.
Here are excerpts from candidates’ responses to the question: What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office?
- “Since 2013, Jeff has been part of a legislative team that has addressed the issues of education, economic development, the coronavirus pandemic, health care, substance use disorder, criminal justice, civil rights and social equity, gun safety, energy, and the environment.”
- “I have led efforts to draft and pass the clean energy and offshore wind bill in 2022; draft and pass the Genocide Education Act; finalize the Roadmap Bill on climate change…”
- “With 10 years of experience at the State House, 14 years of local government experience, and 36 years as an attorney, I know first-hand how state government can help and hurt our communities.”
- “I am of the people, for the people.”
- “I will lead by example.”
- “I hold myself and others accountable for their actions and inaction.”
Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.
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