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Joe Kearns Goodwin

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Joe Goodwin
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Candidate for
Massachusetts State Senate District Third Middlesex District
Prior offices
Concord Democratic Town Committee
High schoolConcord-Carlisle High School
J.D.Harvard Law School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
CitationsBronze Star
ProfessionClean energy manufacturing
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Joe Goodwin was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Third Middlesex District of the Massachusetts State Senate.



See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012

Goodwin ran in the 2012 election for Massachusetts State Senate District Third Middlesex District. He ran against Alexander Buck, Mara Dolan, Mike Barret, and Joseph Mullin in the Democratic primary on September 6. Incumbent Susan Fargo (D) did not running for re-election.[1][2][3]

Massachusetts State Senate, Third Middlesex District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Barrett 35.4% 5,199
Joe Kearns Goodwin 32.8% 4,819
Mara Dolan 13.9% 2,048
Alexander Buck 11.8% 1,728
Joseph Mullin 6.2% 904
Total Votes 14,698

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Goodwin opposes balancing the budget through more spending cuts. He supports a constitutional amendment for a graduated income tax, ending the tax exemption on candy and soda, and raising the cigarette and chewing tobacco tax. However, he does not support an increased gas tax.[4]

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