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On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, the voters of Massachusetts rendered their verdict in a number of very important political races. The turnout was heavy, reflecting the widespread concern held by the people of Massachusetts related to their prosperity, their security and their freedom.
I had the great privilege of participating as a candidate in that election. In this role I had the opportunity to meet hundreds of people across the First Middlesex Senatorial District and to listen to the issues that they thought were important. One thing was very clear, our citizens are not happy with the direction of our nation and our state. There is a growing distrust of government and politics in general. The results of the Massachusetts primary election of 2016 offer strong evidence of this fact. There is a lot of work to be done and a lot of problems to try to correct.
The voters in the Republican primary gave me the great honor of representing them on the Massachusetts Republican State committee. I am grateful to them for this opportunity and I wish to assure them that I have heard their concerns and will fully commit myself to address them. I would like to thank all those who worked hard on my behalf and all of those who voted for me. I would also like to acknowledge the effort and commitment made by Jordan Gys, my opponent. It takes courage for anyone to enter into elective politics. Jordan deserves credit for his participation. He represents the future of the party.
It is time for all Republicans to come together and prepare for the tough presidential election that is coming in November. Despite the differences that arose during the primary, we must all unite as November approaches. The business at hand is to focus on articulating the Republican message for the fall. Unity means victory. Ensuring a Republican victory in November and breaking the one party monopoly on Beacon Hill are the two causes to which I have dedicated my campaign. I will be counting on the great support I received in the primary election of 2016 to help sustain these efforts throughout the next four years.