Bay Staters have gotten to know Charlie Baker over the course of his two campaigns for governor, but voters may not be as familiar with Karyn Polito, the woman who is set to be the state’s next lieutenant governor.
Martha Coakley conceded defeat in the governor’s race Wednesday morning, after a long night and a close race.
It was a wild election night, but as the dust settles, a few things are clear.
Republican Charlie Baker has been elected governor of Massachusetts, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley and three independent candidates to reclaim the state’s top political office for the GOP.
Massachusetts voters have repealed a law that ties future increases in the state’s gasoline tax to inflation.
Democrat Seth Moulton has won the race for Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District, defeating Republican Richard Tisei.
Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.
Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts’ 9th Congressional District.
Democrat Maura Healey has won the race for Massachusetts attorney general, topping Republican John Miller to become the nation’s first openly gay candidate elected to the top law enforcement job.
Voters have approved a ballot question that supporters say will give Massachusetts the nation’s strongest requirement for providing paid sick time to workers.