New England News
12:22 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

State Rep. Harold Naughton Announces Campaign For Mass. Attorney General

A Democratic state legislator launched a campaign for Massachusetts Attorney General on Thursday- the second candidate in the race.

Massachusetts State Rep. Harold Naughton
Massachusetts State Rep. Harold Naughton

State Represenative Harold Naughton from the central Massachusetts town of Clinton kicked off his campaign with a stop to shake hands with voters in Springfield and with a video message on the internet.

Naughton is a former prosecutor, a 9- term legislator, and a U.S. Army Reserve officer who has done tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Democrat Maura Healey, a former assistant attorney general, announced her candidacy earlier this week.   The incumbent, Martha Coakley, is running for  governor.