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Massachusetts AFL-CIO Endorses Eric Lesser for State Senate

August 18, 2014News Clip

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO has endorsed Eric Lesser, candidate for state Senate in the First Hampden & Hampshire district, after Lesser received a unanimous recommendation from the Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO.

 “I’m honored to receive the endorsement of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. From my early days organizing to save teacher jobs to my time at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, I have always fought for working and middle class families. In the state Senate, I will be a strong, new voice fighting to create new opportunity in Western Massachusetts.” Lesser said.

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PRESS RELEASE: Donald Ashe & Mary Olberding, Registers of Deeds in Hampden & Hampshire Counties, Endorse Eric Lesser for State Senate

August 6, 2014News Clip

Donald Ashe, Hampden County Register of Deeds, and Mary Olberding, Hampshire County Register of Deeds, announced their endorsement of Eric Lesser in his bid for state Senate in the 1st Hampden and Hampshire district.

"Hampden County homeowners still face incredible challenges in today's economy," Ashe said. "Eric Lesser has a unique combination of national and local experience, along with a commitment necessary to get things done.  Eric Lesser has the experience and knowledge to address the many problems confronting our senatorial district today.”

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The Future Belongs to Western Massachusetts

July 21, 2014News Clip

July 21, 2014

My wife Alison and I recently celebrated our daughter Rose’s first birthday. I'm looking forward to seeing her grow up in Western Mass, just like I did, because it's a great place to live and raise a family. But unfortunately, our region’s lackluster economy is forcing more and more families to leave in search of work.

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PRESS RELEASE: Lesser Campaign contacts over 1000 voters on “Day of Action” with Kitty Dukakis

June 30, 2014News Clip

On Saturday, June 28th the Eric Lesser for State Senate campaign launched its first Day of Action. Kitty Dukakis, The former First Lady of Massachusetts, joined over 50 volunteers to kick off the grassroots-organizing event outside the Lesser campaign office at 37 Harkness Ave, East Longmeadow.

Mrs. Dukakis joined the volunteers in knocking over 1,000 doors and making hundreds of phone calls throughout the day. 

“I don’t often get involved in primary campaigns, but Eric is an exception,” Dukakis said.

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PRESS RELEASE: MassEquality Endorses Eric Lesser for State Senate

June 26, 2014News Clip


On Wednesday, MassEquality announced their endorsement of Eric Lesser for state Senator in the 1st Hampden and Hampshire District. MassEquality is the leading statewide grassroots organization advocating for the LGBTQ community. 

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