9th congressional district

Primary Election Voting
There is a primary election across the state on Thursday, but here on the Southcoast, very few people are talking about it.   One reason for the low level of interest is the lack of contested races on the ballot.  New Bedford Election Commission Chair Maria Tomasia tells WBSM News, State and County offices are all on the ballot, but none of the current office-holders have an opponent...
Keating Wins Re-Election
Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts' 9th Congressional District. After last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Keating pushed for an amendment to encourage stronger intelligence sharing among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies...
Keating Wins
Congressman William Keating has been elected to the new 9th Congressional District, and is anxious to get to work for it's people. Keating stopped in New Bedford Tuesday, greeting supporters. He says his number one priority is generating jobs, and in New Bedford he believes Cape Wind and the South Terminal Maritime Project will be a primary job generator...