State Representative Cory Atkins, a Concord Democrat who believes the state is doing a lot of things right, is seeking a seventh term against Republican challenger Michael J. Benn, who says the one-party control on Beacon Hill has government “out of balance.” Atkins, 65, and Benn, 47, are running to represent the district that covers all of Concord and Carlisle, and parts of Acton and Chelmsford.
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