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.
The candidates seeking to succeed Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick made their final pitches to voters in the closing hours of the campaign on Monday, while also taking time to attend the funeral for longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.
Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker made their final pitches to voters on Monday.
Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley spent Sunday searching high and low for undecided voters — from church pews to tailgate parties — as the hours ticked down to Election Day.
Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley revved up their get-out-the-vote engines Saturday as the tight race to succeed Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick neared its end.
A new WBZ/UMass Amherst poll shows the 2014 race for governor is locked in a dead heat.
Coakley said Baker should answer “legitimate questions” about a story that nearly brought him to tears as he told it about a rueful fisherman.
WBZ-TV’s Lisa Hughes speaks with Martha Coakley and her husband about the governor’s race.
Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley made their final pitches to voters in the governor’s race on Tuesday.
Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker sparred over several issues including taxation and spending.