Hometown: Acton (grew up in Weston)
Occupation: Manager of Federal Programs at MBTA
Favorite hobby: Spending time with my wife and son, skiing
Role model: President John F. Kennedy
Biggest criticism of the state Legislature: My biggest criticism of the state Legislature is the failure to pass critical legislation such as the Safe Communities Act, education reform, health care reform and environmental justice in the last legislative period.
Hometown: Acton (grew up in Lowell)
Occupation: Public health social worker / Project Director at Rethink Health/The Rippel Foundation
Favorite hobby: Curling. I like non-traditional sports. I’m fascinated by the strategy, teamwork and camaraderie.
Role model: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Biggest criticism of the state Legislature: The gridlock, how long it takes to get things done. I think we can get a lot more done if we’re working together and listening to each other and collaborating effectively.
Occupation: Campaigner; previously served as a regional coordinator for Setti Warren campaign for governor and a freelance production sound mixer
Favorite hobby: Listening to audio books and podcasts, mostly nonfiction
Role model: Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama
Biggest criticism of the state Legislature: The inability to actually pass broadly supported legislation. I am gay and the fact that we failed to pass the ban on gay conversion therapy did not go unnoticed.