Tom Walsh Wins Special Election to House of Representatives

The ELM Action Fund congratulates Tom Walsh for his victory in the March 1 Special Election for State Representative for the 12th Essex District (Peabody). The Action Fund endorsed Tom Walsh in this race, and actively supported his campaign by informing voters of his strong support for environmental protection.

As a member of the City Council, Tom Walsh has led the fight against a gas pipeline that would jeopardize the health and safety of the residents of Peabody and would be harmful to the Massachusetts environment.

"We congratulate Tom Walsh on his election, and look forward to working with him to ensure Massachusetts invests in clean energy and conserves our precious natural resources" stated ELM Action Fund President George Bachrach.

Tom Walsh is a former State Legislator and current member of the Peabody City Council. To learn more about Tom, visit his Facebook page at 

The Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund is dedicated to advocacy and political action to protect the environment. To learn about our work contact ELM Action Fund Political Director Joe O’Brien at or at 617-742-0474.