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Endorsements pile up for Governor's Council challenger

UPDATED April 16: Seven state officials, including Sen. Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington), and one Harvard legal scholar, have endorsed Mara Dolan, who is challenging incumbent Marilyn Petitto Devaney for a seat on the Governor's Council.  Mara Dolan            Mara Dolan

Devaney, who has held the seat since 1999, has not responded to requests for comment dating from February and provide list of endorsements.

Endorsements supporting Dolan, a Concord resident, include Lawrence Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor of Constitutional Law Emeritus at Harvard; state Auditor Diana DiZoglio; Rep. Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Rep. Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington, Rep. John J. Lawn Jr. (D-Watertown), Sen. James B. Eldridge (D-Marlborough); Rep. Dave Rogers (D-Arlington, etc.) and Friedman.

Dolan is running for District 3 of the council, whose eight members (one vacant) advise Gov. Healy about a variety of matters, described here >>

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