Stanton is a rising star in the MA-GOP farm system. He’s running in a heavily Democratic district. But the district is not liberal. Quite the opposite it has a good number of old school Reagan Democrats.
Stanton pulled out of the race for State Committee in order endorse Michael Benn the other conservative running against the “entrenched old guard” incumbent Peter Dulchinos. In spite of the fact that Stanton publicly pulled out of the race and endorsed Michael Benn in his Waltham News Tribune column, Stanton still garnered 1,300 votes in the March 6th GOP Primary. That shows that he has name recognition and a base of support.
This could be a race to watch. He could sneak up on the John Lawn who won a special election for this seat, which was vacated when Peter Koutoujian bailed out to become “Middlesex County’s “Quick Draw McGraw:
Visit Francis Stanton’s website http://www.votestanton.com/ and see this bright young man’s views. He’s worth supporting.