Senator Edwards announces re-election campaign for Third Suffolk


Senator Edwards seeks a third term in the State Senate and faces off with a Republican in November

Boston (June 20, 2024) — Today, Lydia Edwards formally announced her re-election campaign for the Third Suffolk State Senate district, including Boston, Winthrop, and Revere. Senator Edwards was raised by a single mother who served in the United States Air Force, inspiring her to serve and dedicate her life to helping others.

Before being elected to the State Senate, Lydia served as a Boston City Councilor and worked as an attorney for 15 years fighting for fair treatment and dignity of domestic workers like nannies and house cleaners, and combating human trafficking. Lydia currently serves as a Judge Advocate General for the Massachusetts Army National Guard and chairs the powerful Committee on Housing focusing on making housing more affordable for veterans, young people, seniors, and the missing middle.

“As State Senator, I’ve taken bold action to make it easier for first-time home-buyers, veterans, and seniors to afford housing, delivered debt-free community college for young adults over 25, and secured millions of dollars for local priorities in Boston, Winthrop, and Revere.”

“I’m running for re-election so that together we can continue to bring down costs so families can afford to live and stay here, address the effects of climate change like coastal flooding, and fight for our fair share of education funding so every child reaches their full potential.”

Lydia Edwards of East Boston
Courtesy Edwards Campaign 2024