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Back Bay Election Guide

The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting the Back Bay, Massachusetts and beyond.

As we look ahead to November’s elections, Back Bay Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.

Senator Scott Brown: Fresh off an underdog special election victory and two years in the Senate, Brown faces his first, fierce challenge.

Elizabeth Warren: The Senate hopeful has made her name as a financial watchdog with a serious bite. Now in her first political campaign, she's taking on a popular Republican incumbent and facing questions about her past.

Massachusetts Ballot Initiatives: From car repair to medical marijuana, there are several questions supporters hope to put to the electorate.

U.S. Representative Michael Capuano: After Senator Ted Kennedy passed away, Capuano ran for the open seat. He lost a tough primary to Attorney General Martha Coakley, who, in turn, was defeated by Scott Brown for the open Senate seat. Back in the House, Capuano is currently unopposed for reelection.

Mitt Romney: The Former Massachusetts governor hopes two times is a charm as his second presidential campaign prepares for a long battle with President Barack Obama. 

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