Forde: Why JP Residents Should Vote for Me as Register of Deeds

My name is Katie Forde, I’m running to be the next Register of Deeds for Suffolk County, and I’m writing to ask that you consider supporting me in the Democratic Primary on September 4th. I am running for this office because I believe in the power of good government at every level. In Boston today, we’re facing a housing crisis that requires all of us to step up. Too many families can’t afford to have kids and stay in our neighborhoods. Statewide, almost 70 percent of white families own their own homes, while less than a third of black, Latino and Asian families do.

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Q&A: Forde Believes She’ll Win Register of Deeds Election on Second Try

Katie Forde came in a close second in the Democratic Party primary to current Suffolk County Register of Deeds Stephen Murphy in 2016, and this year she believes she'll win. Forde answered questions from Jamaica Plain News about why this time is different, what she would do if elected and how she can help Suffolk County. Q: You ran for Suffolk County Register of Deeds in 2016 and lost to the incumbent. Why are you running again and why do you think you'll win this time? Forde: I am running to make a difference as an advocate for the homeowners and aspiring homeowners in Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere.

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John Keith: Why I Should Be Elected the Next Suffolk County Register of Deeds

On Tuesday, November 8th, Jamaica Plain residents will help elect the next Suffolk County Register of Deeds. I believe I am the most-qualified candidate for this position and I humbly ask for your vote. 

By way of introduction, I was born and raised in Massachusetts, graduated from Northeastern University, and been in Boston for 25 years. Currently, I live with my husband Terry in South Boston. The most-common question I’m being asked on the campaign trail is, "What is a Register of Deeds?" and "Why does it matter who it is?"

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Margherita Ciampa-Coyne: Why I Should Be Elected the Next Suffolk County Register of Deeds

My name is Margherita Ciampa-Coyne. I am Boston born and raised and I would be honored to have the opportunity to serve my community as the Suffolk County Register of Deeds. My career path, practical experience and a keen understanding of title and land records make me uniquely qualified to be the next Suffolk County Register of Deeds. I understand how land records affect property rights and I will always work to protect your property rights. I have over 25 years of experience in the real estate title industry, which includes the review and drafting of real estate documents acceptable for recording in Massachusetts county registries, records information management and budgeting.

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Joe Donnelly: Why I Should Be Elected the Next Suffolk County Register of Deeds

First, a little about myself. I’m originally from Mission Hill going to school at Mission Grammar until the sixth grade. Later we moved to Jamaica Plain where I finished grade school at Saint Thomas Aquinas. Than I attended Boston Tech, Boston University and Northeastern where I got my degree in business management. I have earned a living in the private sector for over 40 years.

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Stephen Murphy: Why I Should Be Elected the Next Suffolk County Register of Deeds

First, let me say, thank you! We won the Democratic Primary with tremendous support from across Suffolk County. We finished first in Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop. We ran a positive campaign, we had a team of dedicated volunteers, and through door knocking, phone calling and speaking directly with voters our positive message resonated with voters across Suffolk County. I am honored, humbled, and proud to be the Democratic nominee for Suffolk County Register of Deeds. In this busy presidential election season, why is the Suffolk Registry of Deeds important to you, your family and your neighbors?

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There’s a Primary Election Thursday: Who’s Running?

In one of the sleepiest primary elections in years, Massachusetts voters will be going to the polls this Thursday -- yes, Thursday, not the customary Tuesday -- and Jamaica Plain residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on several contested races. Polls will be open Thursday, Sept. 8, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Not sure where to vote? Click here to find out from the Massachusetts Secretary of State. In surveying the field, we'll start with one race that often flies under the radar: The Suffolk County Register of Deeds.

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Forde: ‘I’m A Progressive Voice for Register of Deeds’

As the custodian of all property records for Suffolk County, how the Registry operates matters to everyone buying a house, selling a house, or transferring property. Here's why I'm hitting the streets and talking to voters every single day about this important race:

• It’s a real job for a real professional, and I am the ONLY candidate who is prepared to do the whole job. As a legal professional, I am the only person in this race who actually drafts and records deeds. And as someone who has worked with Registries across the Commonwealth for a decade, I have the vision and experience to make the Suffolk Register of Deeds a leader in consumer protection and service. • Home ownership has long been an entry for many into the middle class and yet it can be fraught with risks as we have seen from the housing crisis.

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