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Markey Celebrates Successful Signature Gathering Drive with Live Webcast to Supporters

Shared next steps for campaign with dozens of house parties across Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27, 2013

Contact: Giselle Barry:

Medford, MA – Tonight, to say thank you to the thousands of volunteers who held thousands of events to gather signatures to put Ed’s name on the ballot for U.S. Senate, Rep. Ed Markey (D-Malden) joined some of his most committed supporters via live webcast to celebrate their efforts and share next steps for the grassroots campaign.

“I am overwhelmed by the support I have received throughout the state, and I’m energized to move forward with our campaign of big issues and ideas,” said Markey.

On the webcast, Ed shared his commitment to taking action on gun control, climate change and equal rights. He called on volunteers to join him as the campaign ramps up its grassroots organizing activities throughout the state.