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Insiders Poll: Charlie Baker Ran a Better Campaign

Charlie Baker’s campaign executed a better strategy and messaging, giving it a big advantage over Martha Coakley. So say the Massachusetts political insiders I polled […]

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Insiders Increasingly See Martha Coakley Winning the Nomination

With two months left before the primary election, Massachusetts political insiders are slowly coming to believe that Martha Coakley will win the Democratic nomination for […]

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How the Insiders See Outside Events Shaping the Race for Governor

Steve Grossman has run the best campaign so far—but the race for governor will be shaped by forces largely beyond any candidate’s control. That’s the […]

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There’s Little Hope for Republican Gains in Massachusetts

National pundits predict that the 2014 mid-term elections will go well for Republicans, but Massachusetts political insiders expect any such shift to mostly miss this […]

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Polls: How Will Massachusetts Republicans Fare In 2014?

For my latest poll of Massachusetts insiders, I asked them to predict the fate of Republicans in this year’s elections. But before revealing their responses, […]

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Look Forward to a Crowded Democratic Primary Ballot

On Groundhog Day, my network of more than 100 political insiders saw their shadow and predicted seven more months of campaigning for 13 of the […]

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Insiders Poll: The 2014 State Races Are Up For Grabs

A year away from a major turnover in state-wide officeholders, political insiders across Massachusetts are having a tough time foreseeing how it will all shake […]

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Insiders Poll: Marty Walsh Will Be Boston’s Next Mayor

You’ve got to hand it to my anonymous Boston political insiders—they’ve been uncannily accurate in predicting this year’s results (at least, in the aggregate). When […]

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Insiders Pick The At-Large Elite Eight

Yesterday I gave you the results of my insiders’ poll on the Boston mayoral race. Today, their predictions—and my musings—on the city’s at-large race. It’s […]

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Mayoral Power Rankings: It’s John vs. Marty

With eight weeks until Boston’s preliminary election, I have gone back to my anonymous political insiders for an update on how they see the mayoral […]