2014 Gubernatorial Election

Women's Groups Target New England Gubernatorial Races

April 10, 2014
Three female candidates in New England, from left: In Massachusetts, Martha Coakley has a sizeable lead in early polling; in New Hampshire, Maggie Hassan is favored to win re-election; and in Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo is running neck-and-neck for the Democratic nomination. (AP)

BOSTON — With just one female Democratic governor in the country, activists are focused on the New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island races.

New Poll Shows Coakley With Strong Lead In Gov. Race

April 09, 2014

BOSTON — The Western New England Polling Institute survey showed Attorney General Martha Coakley holding a 29-point lead over Republican Charlie Baker.

Grossman Keeps Fundraising Lead In Governor’s Race

April 08, 2014

BOSTON — State Treasurer Steven Grossman is maintaining a hefty fundraising lead over his fellow Democratic candidates for governor.

Grossman Asks Business Leaders To Back Early Education

April 03, 2014

BOSTON — The state treasurer and Democratic gubernatorial candidate asked business leaders to throw their financial clout behind a universal prekindergarten program for all children in the state.

Falchuk Names Running Mate In Gov. Race

April 02, 2014
Evan Falchuk is an independent candidate for governor from Newton. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

BOSTON — The independent candidate has selected Angus Jennings as his running mate.

GOP’s Fisher Files Lawsuit To Get Name On Ballot

April 01, 2014
Mark Fisher, the Tea Party nominee for governor, greets attendees at the Republican state convention in Boston last month. (Stephan Savoia/AP)

BOSTON — Party officials said Mark Fisher, a tea party member, received 14.765 percent of the delegate vote, just shy of the 15 percent required.

Kayyem Hopes To Beat Odds To Become Mass. Governor

March 29, 2014

BOSTON — When Juliette Kayyem graduated from Harvard Law School in 1995, she landed a dream job working as a civil rights attorney in President Bill Clinton’s administration.

Democratic Stalwart Grossman Eyes Governor’s Job

March 15, 2014

Boston — Despite his high-profile party activism and term as state treasurer, Steven Grossman seemingly has yet to emerge as a well-known commodity among the electorate.

All 9 Candidates For Mass. Gov: Where Do They Stand On Health Care?

March 13, 2014
Last time around: Gubernatorial candidates in 2010 (and moderator Jon Keller, center). Photo: AP.

Massachusetts can expect an interesting race for governor this year when it comes to positions on health care: A blogger has just rounded up the views of all nine candidates.

Tea Party Member Mark Fisher Seeks Mass. Primary Spot

March 08, 2014

BOSTON — Fisher’s campaign focuses on removing tolls from the Massachusetts Turnpike, cracking down on illegal immigration and opposition to the Affordable Care Act.

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