Gov. Deval Patrick and Gov.-elect Charlie Baker at the State House, Nov. 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Charlie Baker Toasts Victory, Begins Transition To Governor

Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker said his first goal now that the election is over is “hiring a great team.”

11/05/2014

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Study: Day After Election The ‘Saddest Day Of The Year’ For ‘Partisan Losers’

A new study conducted by The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University suggests some people get so upset after their candidate loses an election, it’s worse than a national tragedy for them.

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Lt. Governor-elect Karyn Polito. (WBZ-TV)

Who Is Karyn Polito?

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.

11/05/2014

Martha Coakley speaks to supporters, Nov. 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Martha Coakley Concedes Governor’s Race To Charlie Baker

Martha Coakley conceded defeat in the governor’s race Wednesday morning, after a long night and a close race.

11/05/2014

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Keller @ Large: What We Learned From Election Results

It was a wild election night, but as the dust settles, a few things are clear.

11/05/2014

Governor-Elect Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Republican Charlie Baker Elected Mass. Governor

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.

11/05/2014

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Voters Repeal Law Tying Gas Tax Hikes To Inflation

Massachusetts voters have repealed a law that ties future increases in the state’s gasoline tax to inflation.

11/05/2014

Seth Moulton. (WBZ-TV)

Democrat Moulton Wins Massachusetts’ 6th District

Democrat Seth Moulton has won the race for Massachusetts’ 6th Congressional District, defeating Republican Richard Tisei.

11/04/2014

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Massachusetts Voters Opt To Keep Casino Gambling

Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.

11/04/2014

Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA) (WBZ-TV)

Democrat Keating Wins Re-Election In 9th District

Democratic U.S. Rep. William Keating has won his re-election bid, defeating Republican challenger John Chapman in Massachusetts’ 9th Congressional District.

11/04/2014

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