Representative Carolyn Dykema Endorses 8th Middlesex House Candidate James Arena-DeRosa

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James Arena-DeRosa (Holliston), candidate for the 8th Middlesex State House District (Holliston, Hopkinton, Sherborn, and precincts two and three of Millis), has officially been endorsed by former State Representative Carolyn Dykema.

After representing the 8th Middlesex district since 2009, Representative Carolyn Dykema resigned this February. Representative Carolyn Dykema says she supports James to succeed her because he is “committed to listening and partnering with local leaders, and will be an effective voice for our district on the environment, infrastructure, and public education while continuing to support our seniors and veterans.”

James remembers hosting a campaign event for Carolyn in his home the first time she ran for office in 2008, and “looks forward to her continued guidance and advice” as he seeks to follow her exemplary service to the District.

Since his campaign began, James Arena-DeRosa has also earned the support of nearly fifty current and former local elected officials from every town in the 8th Middlesex District, as well as many local and national unions.

The 8th Middlesex State House District includes Holliston, Hopkinton, Sherborn, and precincts two and three of Millis. The seat has no incumbent after Representative Carolyn Dykeman’s resignation in February. Representative David Linsky’s 5th Middlesex District no longer includes Millis and Sherborn.

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