The Green Papers: Massachusetts 2019 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:6,559,644 (2.12% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:11(2.04% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
Capital:Boston
 

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Massachusetts State and Local Government

Massachusetts 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


The primary is for the Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican Parties.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Elizabeth A. Warren
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Elizabeth A. Warren
FEC S2MA00170

Class 2 Democratic Senator  Edward John "Ed" Markey
First elected in a Special Election: 25 June 2013 (re: resignation of Senator John Forbes Kerry (Democratic) to become Secretary of State); re-elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (6)
  Candidate Democratic     Shannon Liss-Riordan
FEC S0MA00166; 30 Jun 19; Tot $1,145,481; Dsb $153,089
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Edward John "Ed" Markey
FEC S4MA00028; 31 Mar 19; Tot $951,193; Dsb $204,902
  Candidate Democratic     Steve Pemberton
  Candidate Republican     Shiva Ayyadurai
FEC S8MA00268; 31 Mar 19; Tot $12,052; Dsb $11,754
  Candidate Republican     Tiffany Williams
  Candidate None     Frederick "Fritz" Mayock
8 April 2019: Filed to run for the U.S. House CD 1.
14 June 2019: Filed to run for the U.S. Senate Class 2.

FEC S0MA00174

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with (but nominated separately from) the Governor

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Karyn E. Polito
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
9 Democratic (8 Undetermined, 1 Open)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1 Democratic Congressman  Richard E. Neal
First elected: 1988
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Richard E. Neal
FEC H8MA02041; 31 Mar 19; Tot $522,614; Dsb $467,220
  Candidate Republican     John Cain
FEC H0MA01073
  Candidate Independent     Frederick "Fritz" Mayock
8 April 2019: Filed to run for the U.S. House CD 1.
14 June 2019: Filed to run for the U.S. Senate Class 2.
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FEC H4MA01059

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Congressman  James P. "Jim" McGovern
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  James P. "Jim" McGovern
FEC H4MA03022; 30 Jun 19; Tot $274,084; Dsb $227,702
  Candidate Democratic     Summer Rae Miller
FEC H0MA02113

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Congressman  Lori Loureiro Trahan
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Lori Loureiro Trahan
FEC H8MA03106; 31 Mar 19; Tot $394,095; Dsb $100,009

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Congressman  Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, III
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, III
FEC H2MA04073; 31 Mar 19; Tot $371,972; Dsb $353,152
  Candidate Democratic     Ihssane Leckey
FEC H0MA04143

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5 Democratic Congressman  Katherine M. Clark
First elected 10 December 2013 in a special election, re: resignation of Edward John "Ed" Markey (Democratic)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Katherine M. Clark
FEC H4MA05084; 31 Mar 19; Tot $177,160; Dsb $170,583
  Candidate Democratic     Raffaele Santino DePalma
FEC H0MA05116

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6 Democratic Congressman  Seth W. Moulton
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 22 April 2019: Running for President in 2020- "I'm running for President to build ...."
22 April 2019: Filed FEC MISCELLANEOUS TEXT (FEC Form 99): "As of April 22, 2019, Seth Moulton is no longer a candidate in the election identified in the FEC Form 2, Statement of Candidacy, that he filed with the Commission on December 10, 2018 [Candidate for MA House CD 6 -Ed]. He is no longer actively seeking nomination or election to such office, and has ceased to conduct campaign activities with respect to the aforementioned election."
26 April 2019: We have reports that the Congressman will run for re-election if he does not win the Democratic Presidential nomination.
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Salem State University Trustee  Jamie Marie Zahlaway Belsito
FEC H0MA06098; 30 Jun 19; Tot $19,200; Dsb $3,694
  Candidate Democratic     D. Nathaniel Mulcahy
FEC H0MA06106
  Candidate Democratic     Salem City Councilor  Lisa Peterson
FEC H0MA06114

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7 Democratic Congressman  Ayanna S. Pressley
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Ayanna S. Pressley
FEC H8MA07032; 31 Mar 19; Tot $202,107; Dsb $160,871

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8 Democratic Congressman  Stephen F. Lynch
First elected 16 October 2001 in a special election, re: the death of J. Joseph Moakley 28 May 2001.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Mohammad Dar
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FEC H0MA08037; 31 Mar 19; Tot $180,106; Dsb $68,291
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Stephen F. Lynch
FEC H2MA09072; 31 Mar 19; Tot $60,981; Dsb $82,411
  Candidate Democratic     Brianna Wu
FEC H8MA08170; 31 Mar 19; Tot $25,090; Dsb $38,994

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Congressman  William Richard "Bill" Keating
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  William Richard "Bill" Keating
FEC H0MA10082; 31 Mar 19; Tot $31,645; Dsb $60,743

Secretary of the Commonwealth  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Secretary of the Commonwealth  William Francis "Bill" Galvin
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Attorney General  Maura Healey
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Treasurer and Receiver-General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Treasurer and Receiver-General  Deborah B. "Deb" Goldberg
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Auditor  Suzanne M. Bump
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 15 incumbents, 20 candidates
  Republican: 2 incumbents, 3 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green-Rainbow (affiliate of Green)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  America First
  Justice Party
  Pirate
  Right to Life
  Socialist Party USA
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
  None: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Election Authority
  Massachusetts Elections Division
  Office of Campaign and Political Finance
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  The General Court of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Democratic
  Massachusetts Democratic Party
Republican
  Massachusetts Republican Party
Third Party
  America First Party of Massachusetts
  Constitution Party of Massachusetts
  Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts
  Justice Party of Massachusetts
  Libertarian Association of Massachusetts
  Massachusetts Citizens For Life
  Massachusetts Pirate Party
  Socialist Party of Massachusetts
Media & others
  Blue Mass Group
  Boston Globe
  Boston Herald
  Cape Cod Times
  Daily Hampshire Gazette - Northampton
  Dorchester Reporter
  Everett Independent
  Gloucester Daily Times
  Lowell Sun
  MassINC - The Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth
  MassLive.com - The Republican - Springfield
  Mayor James J. "Jim" Fiorentini, City of Haverhill
  MetroWest Daily News
  Milford Daily News
  New Boston Post
  New England Cable News - Newton
  Politics1.com - Massachusetts
  Progressive Massachusetts
  Red Mass Group
  Sentinel & Enterprise - Fitchburg
  South Boston Online
  State House News Service
  The Berkshire Eagle - Pittsfield
  The Boston Broadside
  The Daily News - Newburyport
  The Daily News Tribune - Needham
  The Eagle-Tribune - Lawrence
  The Enterprise (Brockton)
  The Haverhill Gazette
  The Herald News - Fall River
  The Landmark - Holden
  The Patriot Ledger - Quincy
  The Salem News
  The Taunton Gazette
  WBZ TV - CBS - Boston
  WHDH TV - NBC - Boston
  Wicked Local
  Worcester Telegram & Gazette

 


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