Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Steve Grossman will be the new state treasurer in Massachusetts. Grossman defeated Republican state Rep. Karyn Polito of Shrewsbury in a hard-fought race to succeed Treasurer Timothy Cahill, who ran for governor. Read the rest of this entry »
Democrat William Keating has withstood a strong Republican challenge to retain a Massachusetts House seat held by Democrats for nearly 40 years. The Norfolk district attorney defeated Republican Jeff Perry Tuesday in the 10th Congressional District. Read the rest of this entry »
Republican Dan Webster of Hanson will keep his seat as the 6th Plymouth district representative after a close race last night.
Webster has represented the 6th Plymouth district since 2002, and won over Democrat Josh Cutler, of Duxbury.
The 6th Plymouth district includes precincts 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Duxbury, precinct 2 in Halifax and all of Hanson and Pembroke.
Martha Coakley has been reelected to another term as attorney general in Massachusetts less than a year after her stunning loss to Scott Brown in a special U.S. Senate election. Coakley defeated Republican James McKenna in Tuesday’s voting. Read the rest of this entry »
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has bucked the anti-incumbent trend and won a second term with the help of some of the same political advisers who hope to do the same in two years for his friend President Barack Obama. Read the rest of this entry »