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By adamg - 6/10/22 - 10:26 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a look at the race for the 6th Suffolk state rep's seat, which covers parts of Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, and Roslindale and which pits incumbent Russell Holmes against challenger Haris Hardaway in the Democratic primary, which will determine who goes up to Beacon Hill in January.

By adamg - 12/22/21 - 11:45 am

The Dorchester Reporter talks to state Rep. Russell Holmes (6th Suffolk) about how he now drives around the two neighborhoods former BPD captain Haseeb Hosein and wire cutters to take down the signs offering cash for diabetics' test kits and other supplies.

"They are absolutely preying on our communities and on Black people in particular," said Holmes.

By adamg - 5/11/21 - 9:51 am

CommonWealth Magazine talks to state Rep. Russell Holmes, whose district includes part of Franklin Park.

"We deserve quality of life like everyone else," he said. "What Brookline gets and what West Roxbury gets - we deserve the same."

By adamg - 12/18/20 - 11:31 am

The State House News Service reports that state Rep. Russell Holmes of Mattapan will put his name up as a candidate for speaker of the house after Bob DeLeo leaves, rather than just letting state Rep. Rob Mariano of Quincy walk into the position.

By adamg - 3/23/14 - 9:58 am

Parent Imperfect explains why he doesn't think much of the "third way" proposal by state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz and state Rep. Russell Holmes to lift the cap on charter schools.

By adamg - 9/20/13 - 7:30 am

In Bay Windows, Sue O'Connell and Jeff Coakley endorsed Mike Ross:

A strong mayor needs empathy along with leadership. Ross has consistently and reliably been a leader on LGBT issues—most recently on the challenges facing our community's senior population. As mayor, his experience in both public and private life would positively inform his leadership of the city.

By adamg - 9/5/10 - 10:44 pm

The Jamaica Plain Progressives posts answers to questionnaires sent to candidates in the 2nd Suffolk state senate race (Sonia Chang-Diaz and Hassan Williams), the 15th Suffolk state rep's race (Jeff Sanchez and Jeff Herman) and the 6th Suffolk state rep's race (Russell Holmes and Divo Rodrigues Monteiro; other candidates did not reply).

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