Democrat Jay Gonzalez Launches Bid For Massachusetts Governor

Jan 30, 2017

Jay Gonzalez, who was Massachusetts Secretary of Administration and Finance under former Gov. Deval Patrick is running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Charlie Baker
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        The first Democrat has formally announced a run for governor of Massachusetts in 2018.

        Jay Gonzalez, a veteran of the administration of former Gov. Deval Patrick, announced Monday that he plans to challenge Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, who is expected to seek re-election to a second term.                   

        Gonzalez, a former health care CEO, was Patrick’s first budget chief.