Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Local election analysis

By Matthew M. Robare

November 4, 2010

Full disclosure: I would have voted for Dan Sandell. I can’t say I agreed with him 100 percent on every issue, but I agreed with him most of the time. However, I’m a Vermonter and I’m not giving up my birthright to vote...

Electoral candidates square off at League of Women Voters debate

By Matthew M. Robare

October 24, 2010

Incumbent State Representative Ellen Story (D-Amherst) debated both her challengers, Republican Dan Sandell and Independent Dan Melick last Wednesday night at a candidates’ night hosted by the League of Women Voters of Amherst at the Amherst Regional Middle School. Incumbent Congressman John Olver (D) and ...

Amherst attorney and UM alumnus runs for seat in state House of Representatives

By Matthew M. Robare

September 23, 2010

Dan Sandell, an Amherst attorney and member of the University of Massachusetts’ class of 2000, is a Republican vying for the Third Hampshire District seat in the state House of Representatives. Ellen Story, a Democrat who has held the seat since 1992, is seeking re-election and...

Ellen Story runs for re-election

By Matthew M. Robare

September 22, 2010

Democrat Ellen Story has represented the Amherst and Granby area in the state House of Representatives since 1992 and is running for re-election. Her opponents are Republican Dan Sandell, a lawyer, and Independent Dan Melick. “My...