Joanne Powell for Clerk of Courts
For a more efficient and technologically up-to-date government


Joanne Powell

As your Clerk of Courts, I will work every day to provide open access to justice in a fair, efficient, and timely manner.  I will bring a renewed sense of professionalism and accountability from the Court. I will ensure all citizens the rights guaranteed by the constitution of the United States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
— Joanne Powell

The Superior Court has jurisdiction in civil actions of over $25,000 and handles both criminal and civil actions. It also has original jurisdiction in actions including labor disputes, authority to convene medical malpractice tribunals, has appellate jurisdiction over certain administrative proceedings, and may hold sittings for naturalization in any city or town. Additionally, the Court has exclusive original jurisdiction of first-degree murder cases and original jurisdiction of all other crimes.

As your next Clerk of Courts, Joanne will use her experience in managing multi-million dollar budgets and managing an office to ensure our courts are run as efficiently as possible.

Joanne is running a grassroots campaign, with the help of her husband, Rick, their children, friends, neighbors, and all those who share her belief that we need to move forward in a new direction. But in order to win, Joanne needs your help, too.

Not only is she asking for your vote on November 6, 2018 to be the next Clerk of Courts, but for your time, personal involvement and any financial help you can share.

Joanne is asking for your vote on November 6, 2018 to be the next Clerk of Courts.  You can also give your time and/or financial help by volunteering or donating $500, $300, $200, $100, or whatever you can.



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