Time to Elect Pro-Peace Candidates!

Peace Voter candidates

With the September 4 primary election less than two weeks away, several of our peace candidates are in close races and they need our last-minute support to win!   Here’s a quick rundown of what we can do to push them over the top!


Bob Massie powerfully represents Peace Action’s values and is in a close primary race for Governor.  You can take action to support him in three ways:

Jimmy TingleJimmy Tingle is in a close race for Lieutenant Governor.

Michael CapuanoMike Capuano is running for re-election to Congress in the Boston/Cambridge/Somerville area in a closely watched race.   

Barbara L’Italien is running for Congress against 10 other candidates in the Lowell-Lawrence area.


Tahirah Amatul-Wadud

Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is running for Congress against an entrenched incumbent who sees no problem with increased military spending in the Springfield-Holyoke-Chicopee-Berkshires area.

Bill CimbreloBill Cimbrelo is running for Congress against an incumbent with a poor peace record in the Plymouth/ New Bedford/ Cape Cod area.

Jo ComerfordJo Comerford is our dream candidate for State Senator, an experienced and effective peace organizer, running in the Northampton -Greenfield area.  

Nika ElugardoNika Elugardo is a visionary progressive champion in Jamaica Plain and surrounding areas, running against a cautious supporter of the State House of Representatives’ leadership.

Darrin Howell is a labor organizer and grassroots activist running in the Roxbury/Dorchester area.  

Other candidates we’ve endorsed who face primary challenges include Donna Patalano for Middlesex district attorney and Sabrina Heisey and Sean Garballey for state representative.

Who We Endorse and Why

We have endorsed six candidates for Congress, three for state-wide and county offices, and 17 candidates for State Senate and State Representative.   Read about them and support them!   Read about how we select candidates to endorse.

Jeff Klein explained the stakes for Palestine-Israel in this year’s state election.


Please vote for, work for, and donate to the campaigns of these progressive, pro-peace leaders!

Don’t forget to vote in the Primary Election Tuesday, September 4.   What district am I in and where do I vote?