Patricia Jehlen

Somerville's state senator seeks reelection and is running unopposed.

General Information

Name : Ms. Patricia Deats Jehlen
Also known as : Pat
Age : 68
Place of residence : Somerville MA



Attended college : Yes
College : Swarthmore College
Degree : BA
Year of graduation : 1965

Grad school

University : Harvard Graduate School of Education
Degree : MA in Teaching
Year of graduation : 1969

Employment Information

Job titles held : NA
Employers : NA

Political Information

Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for a: State office
Running for position: State Senate
Chamber/district: 2nd Middlesex
Incumbent: Yes
First elected: 15 September 2005
Previous elective offices : Somerville School Committee 1975-1991 State Representative 1991-2005
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : NA

Party HQ

Address 67 Dane St


Website : www.patjehlen.org
Facebook : State Senator Pat Jehlen & Pat Jehlen

kevin thomas crowley March 06, 2013 at 12:47 PM
i don't know if jehlan is right or wrong. i do not live nearby nor am i sufficiently informed on this issue. far more important here is that she actually spoke out on a local issue.why is this important? local somerville projects, especially housing developments, are a lock in somerville if they are supported by our chief executive. many of these developments are harming the landscape and the economy. for example, Maxwell's Green, which rents it's aparments from $2,000.00 to $4000.00, if it is successful will raise the rents in all of somerville.these are rents only the wealthy can afford. other developments, cram all the apartments and offices they can into intrusive neighborhood obelisks. our best public servants are in the state house and congress. since the board of aldermen has lost all self respect and it's members are only puppets, our state officials must begin speaking out more often on municipal issues. someone has to stop somerville's slide into 'boutiqueness' and a port for only the upper class.


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