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State preliminary election is set in Malden, statewide on Tuesday

Rep. Paul Donato
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State Rep. Donato seeks reelection to an 12th consecutive term in the 35th Middlesex

  The 2022 Massachusetts State Primary Election is set for Tuesday, September 6 in Malden and statewide.

   State legislators representing the city of Malden are on the ballot if they are seeking reelection and are in a contested race. In addition, several state officeholders seeking reelection are appearing on the ballot Tuesday.

    Candidates who are unopposed for reelection are advancing to the final election on Tuesday, November 8.

    Polls are open for voting from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at each of the city’s eight wards and the city’s 27 new precincts. This will be the first election of any kind with the new ward and precinct lines which were drawn for redistricting purposes.  The list of Wards and Precincts appears below.

   Early voting ended in Malden on September 1.

     Malden State Rep. Paul Donato, D-35th Middlesex is the longest serving local state legislator and he is seeking a 12th consecutive term in this year’s election.

    Rep. Donato, who also serves as Assistant Vice Chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means as well as the Assistant Vice Chair on the Joint Committee on Ways and Means, was first elected to the State House in 2000 and has been reelected 10 times.

    Rep. Donato represents parts of Malden and Medford as the 35th Middlesex and includes Malden: Ward 1, Ward 3: Precinct 2, Ward 7: Precinct 1; and Medford: Wards 1, 2, Ward 3: Precinct 1, Ward 7: Precinct 2, Ward 8: Precinct 1.

    He is being challenged in Tuesday’s preliminary election by Nichole Dawn Mossalam.

    Rep. Donato is a Medford resident and the challenger Mossalam is from Malden.

    Malden’s other state legislators, state Reps. Steve Ultrino, who represents the largest section of Malden in the 33rd Middlesex is running unopposed for reelection and Rep. Kate Lipper-Garabedian who represents the 32nd Middlesex, which includes parts of Malden and Melrose, is also running unopposed for reelection.

     State Sen. Jason Lewis, D-5th Middlesex, is also running unopposed for reelection.

Following are the  27 precinct locations (Locations are listed by Ward/ Precinct, followed by address)
Ward 1, Precinct 1
Ward 1, Precinct 2
Ward 1, Precinct 3
—Ferryway School Gym, 150 Cross St.
Ward 2, Precinct 1
—Community Room, 89 Pearl St.
Ward 2, Precinct 2
—Irish American, Main Hall (Left), 177 West St.
Ward 2, Precinct 3
—Irish American, Main Hall (Right), 177 West St.
Ward 3, Precinct 1
Ward 3, Precinct 1A
—Beebe School, Big Gym, 401 Pleasant St.
Ward 3, Precinct 2 and
Ward 3 Precinct 3
—Beebe School, Cafeteria, 401 Pleasant St.
Ward 4, Precinct 1 and
Ward 4, Precinct 3
—Early Learning Center, 257 Mountain Avenue
Ward 4, Precinct 2
—Malden Senior Center Auditorium, 7 Washington St.
Ward 5, Precinct 1
—Salemwood School Fieldhouse Cafeteria, 529 Salem St.
Ward 5, Precinct 2
Ward 5, Precinct 3 and
Ward 5, Precinct 3A
—Forestdale School, Cafeteria, 74 Sylvan St.
Ward 6, Precinct 1
—630 Salem St. Housing Community Room, 630 Salem St.
Ward 6, Precinct 2
—Club 24 Member’s Room, 787 Salem St.
Ward 6, Precinct 3
—Malden Moose, Main Hall, 562 Broadway
Ward 7, Precinct 1
—Ferryway School, Cafeteria, 150 Cross St.
Ward 7, Precinct 2
—Salemwood School Fieldhouse Cafeteria, 529 Salem St.
Ward 7, Precinct 3 and
Ward 7, Precinct 3A
—Suffolk Manor, Community Room, 312 Bryant St.
Ward 8, Precinct 1
Ward 8, Precinct 2 and
Ward 8, Precinct 3
—Linden School Gym, 29 Wescott St.

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