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by Josh Wood Monday September 8, 2008

There are some good races out there. This is also an opportunity to practice connecting lines with a crushed felt marker. Don’t say I didn’t warn you when November 4 rolls around and a huge line forms behind you because you’re having trouble connecting those lines with a crushed felt marker.

U.S. Senate:
John F. Reed
Christopher F. Young

Wake up, Cranston Rep District 16 voters
State Representative:
Peter G. Palumbo
John C. DeGenova

House District Committee (Elect 3):
Michael A. Gemma
Lisa M. Gemma
Robert M. Palumbo
Kirk McDonough

Wake up, Cranston Ward 4
City Council:
Robert J. Pelletier
Michael J. Farina

View a sample ballot and find out where to vote:

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