|Massachusetts State Senate, Second Essex District|
|January 5, 2013 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Salem City Council|
|1998 - 2013|
|High school||Beverly High School|
|Bachelor's||Salem State University|
|J.D.||Massachusetts School of Law|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lovely served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Community Development and Small Business Joint|
|• Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Joint|
|• Election Laws Joint|
|• Mental Health and Substance Abuse Joint, Chair|
|• Public Health Joint|
|• Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Joint|
|• Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint, Vice-chair|
Lovely's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "Massachusetts has already voted to establish casino gaming in our state. Joan will support efforts to ensure that."
- Excerpt: "Joan supports District Attorney Jon Blodgett’s public awareness and enforcement efforts to reduce domestic violence and will support state funding for those programs that aid victims of domestic violence."
Education & Schools
- Excerpt: "Joan strongly supports our local public schools and will fight for the state funds needed to help build new schools and to provide the necessary resources for quality education at all levels K-12."
- Excerpt: "Joan will work with Mayors Bettencourt and Driscoll in a concerted effort to resolve the flooding problems once and for all."
Health Care Costs
- Excerpt: "Joan is concerned about the rising costs of health care and health care insurance and will support legislation and state policies that reduce and contain those increasing costs"
Lovely won election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts State Senate District Second Essex District. She defeated Mary-Ellen Manning, John P. Slattery, and Edward J. Carroll in the September 6 Democratic primary and defeated Richard Jolitz (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts State Senate, Second Essex District, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Joan B. Lovely||70.8%||56,088|
|Massachusetts State Senate, Second Essex District Democratic Primary, 2012|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2012, Lovely's endorsements included the following:
- Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus Political Action Committee
Lovely and her husband, Stephen, have three children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Joan + Lovely + Massachusetts + Senate"
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Alfalfa Farm Winery moves one step closer to a pouring license - Wicked Local- Boxford
- House and Senate pass Alfalfa Farm home rule petition for a 'pour' license - Wicked Local
- Gerard wins Ward 6 recount - Wicked Local- Salem
- The events and meetings this coming week - Cape Cod Today
- Seaport Advisory Council awards funding for North Shore projects - Wicked Local
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- Office website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Joan Lovely on Facebook
- Joan Lovely on Twitter
- Follow the Money
- ↑ "joanlovely," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ 2012 State Primary Candidate List "Massachusetts Secretary of State," Acccessed June 26, 2012
- ↑ AP "Massachusetts - Summary Vote Results," Accessed September 6, 2012
- ↑ Danvers Patch "Lovely Endorsed By State Women's PAC in Senate Race," Accessed August 14, 2012
- ↑ Biography from Project Vote Smart
Frederick Berry (D)
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