In Massachusetts, the Democratic fields for governor and lieutenant governor are pretty packed, but that’s not the case on the Republican side.
In line with a trend that started in the early 1990s and worked successfully until the election of Democratic Governor Deval Patrick in 2006, two Republicans vying for the top two state offices are teaming up ahead of November’s election to replace Patrick, who is not seeking a third term.
Democratic candidates for Mass. lieutenant governor and governor gathered for a meet and greet Sunday in Pittsfield. The five democratic gubernatorial candidates from left to right include Joe Avellone, Don Berwick, Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman and Juliette Kayyem.
Democratic candidates vying to be the next governor of Massachusetts took part in a meet and greet in Pittsfield Sunday.
More than 250 people showed up to hear the views and ask questions of the five Democrats aiming to be the commonwealth’s next governor. Democratic Governor Deval Patrick is not seeking a third term. U.S. Senator Edward Markey kicked off the event by rallying the supporters.
Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman was in Pittsfield Wednesday as he ramps up his campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Covering a wide range of topics, Grossman spoke with about 20 people at the Democratic Berkshires Brigades in downtown Pittsfield. If elected, the treasurer says he aims to create 50,000 manufacturing jobs over five years, especially in places like Pittsfield.