VIDEO: Joan Lovely Kicks Off Campaign for State Senate
Supporters joined Lovely to discuss local and regional issues as well as the campaign ahead.
Salem City Councilor Joan Lovely officially kicked off her campaign for State Senate Sunday afternoon at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem and acknowledged issues unique to each of the communities she could represent.
If elected, Lovely would replace veteran state Sen. Fred Berry (D-Peabody), who is retiring this year. His district includes Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, Salem and Topsfield.
Other candidates include John Slattery (D-Peabody) and Mary-Ellen Manning (D-Peabody).