2018 Election

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A Poll Shows the Nurse Staffing Ballot Question Is a Toss-Up

From the start, the nurse staffing ballot question that will confront voters in November has been a difficult one to parse. The proposal would set […]

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After a Recount, Lori Trahan Has Narrowly Won the Third District Primary

Well, that settles it. After a recount, Westford’s Lori Trahan has officially won in Massachusetts’ Third District’s Democratic primary, besting former Marty Walsh Chief of Staff […]

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Update: After a Razor-Thin Finish in the Third District, a Recount Looms

Update: Looks like the recount is a go. The campaign for former Marty Walsh Chief of Staff Dan Koh says it will file the signatures necessary […]

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Bill Galvin Defeated Challenger Josh Zakim in a Feisty Democratic Primary Battle

Secretary of State Bill Galvin has survived a spirited primary challenge from Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, winning a decisive 67.4 percent of the vote, […]

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Ayanna Pressley Will Become the First Black Woman to Represent Massachusetts in Congress

She really did it. In a surprise win that will unseat long-term incumbent Congressman Mike Capuano, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has pulled off a daring […]

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Your Guide to Endorsements in the 2018 Primaries

Still haven’t made up your mind for the 2018 Massachusetts primaries? Can’t say we blame you, given how many contested races are demanding your attention […]

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The Supreme Judicial Court Just Killed the Millionaire’s Tax

So that’s that. After a long wait for a decision that will have widespread political consequences in the state, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled against […]

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Poll: Preserving the Transgender Protections Law Is No Sure Thing

Activists for transgender rights had a lot to celebrate in 2016 when they successfully fought for a bill that would shield the trans community from discrimination […]

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Surprise! Democrats Backed Josh Zakim Over Galvin in Secretary Race

The race for Massachusetts secretary of state has gotten very, very interesting. In a surprise twist at their convention in Worcester this weekend, Democrats threw their support […]

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Sean Spicer Will Attend a Fundraiser for Geoff Diehl

The race to challenge Elizabeth Warren for Senate is about to get Spicier. Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer will headline a fundraiser for State Representative […]