IN THE NEWS
Resistance campaign airs concerns over Columbia Gas pipeline project | Scott Merzbach | 9.26.18
"Sabadosa, the Demcoratic nominee to become state representative for the 1st Hampshire District, said she also wants to pursue environmental justice for residents of cities such as Springfield, where asthma is at high levels, and Lawrence, which was recently rocked by the Columbia Gas line explosions."
Northampton High School students stage walkout in support of sexual assault survivors | Luis Feldman | 9.25.18
“Lindsay Sabadosa, the Democratic nominee for the 1st Hampshire District in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, attended the event and said she is ‘grateful’ that NHS students held the walkout and expressed her own ‘solidarity’ with those who participated.’
Sabadosa scores: 'Tonight we celebrate, tomorrow we get to work' | Bera Dunau | 9.5.18
"In her speech, Sabadosa noted the hard work that she and her team have been putting into the race since March, saying that the campaign had made over 20,000 voter contacts and knocked on 14,000 doors."
Lindsay Sabadosa thanks team, voters for 1st Hampshire primary win | Elise Linscott | 9.4.18
"This was about getting people out and involved, and they did it today, they came out in numbers we weren't expecting to see," Sabadosa told the crowd. "And I was so grateful, every time I saw more cars just pouring in (to polling centers), and the stories ... I will tell you, I had one man who came in to the polls, and he said, 'I got out of the hospital so I could come vote for you.'"
Lindsay Sabadosa wins 1st Hampshire Democratic primary | Elise Linscott | 9.4.18
"Progressive political newcomer Lindsay Sabadosa won the Democratic primary for state representative of the 1st Hampshire District Tuesday, beating out Diana Szynal. Since there were no Republican contenders in the primary, Sabadosa is expected to win the seat in the Nov. 6 general election."
Bob Gardner: Impressed by Lindsay Sabadosa’s boldness and innovation | Letter to the Editor | 9.1.18
"I truly believe Sabadosa will make things happen on climate devastation, reproductive freedom, justice for all and, most importantly, health care (single payer). And she won’t just give lip service on alternative energy and push for little tweaks in what should be seen by all as a growing crisis. She intends to push for 100 percent renewables, lifting the caps on solar installations, east-west rail, and fighting the oil lobby funded by the Koch brothers."
Renee Manley: Describes Lindsay Sabadosa’s dedication, compassion | Letter to the Editor | 8.28.18
"Sabadosa’s dedication to her community and her compassion for people are qualities all political candidates should possess. Her vision, beliefs and message resonate deeply with me. She is an advocate for women’s rights, the environment, affordable health care and safe communities, to name a few."
Madeleine Lombard: Climate-changed activist backs Sabadosa | Letter to the Editor | 8.9.18
"I urge everyone who can vote to elect the candidates who have the will and skills to challenge the lack of transparent democracy and the influence of money at the Statehouse."
"The people of the 1st Hampshire District have a crucial decision to make on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Our country — and our district — are at a crossroads. Our current political climate encourages and celebrates intolerance, but here in Massachusetts, we have the opportunity to be leaders for the rest of the country. Massachusetts has led in the past, and we can lead again, but only if we elect representatives who share our values and have a compelling vision for the future."
Cherilyn Strayder: A teen activist who supports Lindsay Sabadosa | Letter to the Editor | 8.5.18
"As a young person not yet able to vote, I base my decisions on who I believe is best suited to represent my values in public office on who is willing to listen and who is ready to fight for my needs. In the 1st Hampshire district, that candidate is Lindsay Sabadosa."
Susan Voss: Lindsay Sabadosa will fight for our day-to-day needs | Letter to the Editor | 8.5.18
"We need a bold representative who will fight for our day-to-day needs and who realizes that ever-growing income inequality is both unsustainable and harmful. That representative is Lindsay Sabadosa. She is ready to form meaningful coalitions and to fight for single payer health care, education reform, climate solutions and effective public transportation."
1st Hampshire District candidates tout experience, activism | Bera Dunau | 7.31.18
"Sabadosa, meanwhile, declared her desire to build coalitions to advance progressive priorities like single-payer health care, citing the connections she has made at the State House as an activist."
Pamela Schwartz: Cites Lindsay Sabadosa’s leadership, stamina | Letter to the Editor | 7.23.18
"Sabadosa’s leadership has been critical in making the Pioneer Valley’s voice of resistance as strong as it can be from here to Boston. Her advocacy on numerous issues, including Medicare for All and the Safe Communities Act, have already left a strong mark on Beacon Hill. Sabadosa knows what it takes to bring constituent voices to the forefront, to build alliances with fellow legislators, and to move the progressive agenda forward."
Jonathan A. Wright: Cites Lindsay Sabadosa’s positions, coalition-building | Letter to the Editor | 7.16.18
"Sabadosa is engaging, easy to talk to and trusted by voters across the region and spectrum for her ability to assemble coalitions on common values and needs."
Jim Palermo: Supports Sabadosa in 1st Hampshire District | Letter to the Editor | 7.11.18
"I am particularly impressed by Sabadosa’s desire to collaborate with all the representatives from western Massachusetts, as well as with legislators from other sections of the commonwealth whose districts experience similar challenges."
Kristen Sykes: Calls Lindsay Sabadosa a politician who listens | Letter to the Editor | 7.8.18
“I have talked to many politicians, some who have listened and some who have not. Linsday Sabadosa, who is running for state representative in the 1st Hampshire District, is one who does.”
From statewide contests to local races, all politics are about Trump | by Matt Stout | 6.6.18
“'He’s kind of like that figure — he who shall not be named — who sort of looms above all things,” said Lindsay Sabadosa ... “Even at my campaign kickoff, I was asked: ‘What can you do, as a state representative, about Trump?’”
Sarah Buttenwieser: Supports ambitious women for Legislature | Letter to the Editor | 5.31.18
"There is no dabbling to [her] dedication. There is living, breathing walk-the-walk service to our community and to ideals that will help to make our community stronger if [she has] the opportunity to represent our region."
Lindsay Sabadosa, candidate for Peter Kocot's former seat, to launch campaign in Northampton | by Lucas Ropek | 4.25.18
"Sabadosa said she has a 'broad vision' for the district and the state, one that includes a focus on healthcare reform, education, and the needs of everyday people and families."
Western Mass Year of the Woman? Election could bring all-female delegation to Hampshire County | by Dave Eisenstadter | 3.27.18
"Hampshire County has the highest proportion of women of any county in the state, and yet for years has been represented in the Statehouse mostly by men ... But this year’s elections could alter that in the extreme. There are credible female candidates running for four of the state House seats representing the bulk of the county, and more than that, they might all win."
Lindsay Sabadosa to run for Kocot’s seat | by Bera Dunau | 3.19.18
"The director of the Pioneer Valley Women’s March has announced her candidacy for the 1st Hampshire District in the Massachusetts House. Democrat Lindsay Sabadosa informed the Gazette on Sunday night that she wants to bring a community organizer’s energy and expertise to the legislative process."
"With the Women’s March, millions of people, but mostly women, took to the streets to demand that this country trust us. We are going to have to keep repeating this demand and, to achieve it, we need equitable representation."
Lindsay Sabadosa joins other Democratic nominees Natalie Blais and Jo Comerford on WHMP’s Breakfast Club, 9.26.18.
Civil Politics kicks off a series on local races in 2018 with an interview with Lindsay Sabadosa for State Representative.
The Horse Race podcast discusses Western Mass races, including Lindsay Sabadosa for State Representative, 1st Hampshire.
Lindsay Sabadosa discusses her campaign for State Representative, 1st Hampshire district with WHMP's Bob Flaherty.
THE BILL NEWMAN SHOW
Lindsay Sabadosa discusses becoming a leader and advocate, initiating and organizing the Northampton MA Women's March, speaking passionately for women's reproductive rights, and now, deciding to become a candidate for statewide office.
Lindsay Sabadosa on the podcast She's Running on 4.18.18, talking about what inspired her to run for office, and what the process has been like so far.
Lindsay Sabadosa on WHMP Breakfast Club 3.28.18 speaking in an interview about women speaking their truth, activism and running for office.