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Photos: Candidates For Mass. Governor Pitch To Delegates At Dem. Convention

Massachusetts Attorney General and candidate for governor Martha Coakley led the race by a wide margin in early public opinion polls. (Stephan Savoia/AP)closemore
Massachusetts Attorney General and candidate for governor Martha Coakley led the race by a wide margin in early public opinion polls. (Stephan Savoia/AP)

Five Democrats running for governor made their pitches to thousands of activists from across the state who gathered Saturday for the party's nominating convention.

Juliette Kayyem, the first candidate for governor to speak, engaged her supporters after she addressed delegates at the state Democratic convention. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Juliette Kayyem, the first candidate for governor to speak, engaged her supporters after she addressed delegates at the state Democratic convention. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Candidate for governor Don Berwick waved to supporter before addressing delegates. Earlier Saturday Berwick said he was confident he'd achieve the 15 percent threshold. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Candidate for governor Don Berwick waved to supporter before addressing delegates. Earlier Saturday Berwick said he was confident he'd achieve the 15 percent threshold. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Massachusetts Attorney General and candidate for governor Martha Coakley led the race by a wide margin in early public opinion polls. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Massachusetts Attorney General and candidate for governor Martha Coakley led the race by a wide margin in early public opinion polls. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Massachusetts state treasurer Steve Grossman acknowledged the cheers of supporters as he took the stage. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Massachusetts state treasurer Steve Grossman acknowledged the cheers of supporters as he took the stage. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Business executive Joseph Avellone was the last candidate for governor to address the delegates. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Business executive Joseph Avellone was the last candidate for governor to address the delegates. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Holding her eleven month-old daughter, Cara Berg Powers listened to Mike Lake, candidate for LT. Governor. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
Holding her eleven month-old daughter, Cara Berg Powers listened to Mike Lake, candidate for LT. Governor. (Stephan Savoia/AP)
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