James P. McKenna
|James P. McKenna|
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|Former candidate for|
|Attorney General of Massachusetts|
|Profession||Adjunct Assistant Professor, Lawyer|
McKenna has served as a prosecutor for the last decade in a number of different capacities. His legal career began in Franklin County, Ohio in the Civil Division of the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. He also worked as an assistant to the Suffolk County District Attorney in the Organized Crime Division and spent six years as a supervisor in the Grand Jury Unit for the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney.
Campaign finance complaint
The State Democratic Party has filed a complaint against James P. McKenna, the write-in Republican candidate for State Attorney General, accusing him of openly violating state campaign finance laws. In an interview with the Associated Press, the Millbury lawyer stated that he had spent $5,000 so far on his campaign, about triple the amount he reported to the state campaign finance office. A statement released by his campaign contends that the candidate had not taken into account the cost of "printing 100,000 stickers and mailing at least 15,000 of the stickers." McKenna insists that an amended report will be filed with the state agency shortly.
|2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election|
|Democratic Party||Martha Coakley||62.8%|
|Republican Party||James P. McKenna||37.2%|
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- Red State, "MA Republicans: Write-in James McKenna for AG to run against Martha Coakley" 13 Sept. 2010
- The Boston Herald, "James McKenna garners nearly 30,000 write-ins to challenge Martha Coakley" 21 Sept. 2010
- Worchester Telegram & Gazette, "Complaint filed against McKenna" 22 Sept. 2010
- Boston Globe, "2010 General Election Results - Attorney General" 2 Nov. 2010