Jamaica Plain Election Info: Candidates, Ballot Questions, Where to Vote and More

Tuesday's Election Day is going to be extremely tame, at least in Massachusetts, compared to the fireworks of September's primaries, which already decided all of the major races. Not sure where you vote? Click here to find out where to vote. Races Already Decided

Jamaica Plain encompasses two congressional districts and there is only one candidate in the final of each. At-Large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley is headed to Washington, DC after defeating 10-time incumbent Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the 7th District.


State Auditor Appoints JP’s Chris Hoeh to Personal Care Attendant Workforce Council

State Auditor Suzanne Bump recently swore-in Jamaica Plain's Chris Hoeh to the Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Workforce Council. Bump selected Hoeh from a slate of nominates provided by the Statewide Independent Living Council to fill a seat on the council left vacant due to a resignation. Hoeh was sworn-in on Wednesday, August 29th, and his term will continue until December 6, 2019. Hoeh, who has been a teacher since 1985, was named the 2015 Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year from the National Council for the Social Studies, and the 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Southern Poverty Law Center. He holds a Master of Education Degree from Wheelock College.