The Green Papers: Massachusetts 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 6 September 2022
✓ General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Tuesday 10 May 2022 - Filing Deadline (nomination papers to local election officials for certification) - Primary .
Tuesday 7 June 2022 - Filing Deadline (certified papers to the Secretary of the Commonwealth) - Primary .
Tuesday 2 August 2022 - Filing Deadline (nomination papers to local election officials for certification) - Independent/Third/Minor .
Tuesday 30 August 2022 - Filing Deadline (nomination papers to Secretary of the Commonwealth for certification) - Independent/Third/Minor. .
Tuesday 6 September 2022 - Primary . Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC). By local option, municipalities may open their polls as early as 5:45 a.m.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election . Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p EST (1200-0100 UTC). By local option, municipalities may open their polls as early as 5:45 a.m.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:7,033,469 (2.27% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:11(2.04% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:9(2.07% of 435)
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


The primary is for the Democratic and Republican Parties. Primary candidates for statewide office need to win the support of 15% or more of the delegates at the State Convention to advance to the primary ballot.

The Republican State Convention is 21 May and the Democratic State Convention is 3-4 June.


Upcoming Elections from the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Getting on the Ballot from the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Timeline from the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

2022 Primary Candidates from the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

6 September 2021: Primary Results from a media source.

2022 General Election Candidates from the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th 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 (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Elizabeth A. Warren
FEC S2MA00170
  Candidate Republican     Shiva Ayyadurai
FEC S8MA00268
  Candidate Republican     John Berman
FEC S4MA00267

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, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Edward John "Ed" Markey
FEC S4MA00028

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

Chair up for regular election
Open
Republican Governor  Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr.
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Chair - 1 December 2021: "After several months of discussion with our families, we have decided not to seek re-election in 2022."
 ** Open Chair (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Democratic 1,547,199 63.55% Attorney General  Maura Healey
for Lieutenant Governor: Salem Mayor Kimberley "Kim" Driscoll
Received 71.2% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican 848,989 34.87% former state Representative Geoff Diehl
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Leah Cole Allen
  Candidate Libertarian 38,529 1.58% Kevin Reed
for Lieutenant Governor: Peter Everett
Total 2,434,717 100.00%  

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

Seat up for regular election Republican Lieutenant Governor  Karyn E. Polito
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Chair-- 1 December 2021: announced she will not be a candidate for re-election, nor a candidate for Governor

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2022, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
9 Democratic (9 Renominated)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Richard E. Neal
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 1988
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 153,529 61.45% Member of Congress  Richard E. Neal
FEC H8MA02041; 19 Oct 22; Tot $3,222,525; Dsb $2,195,950
  Candidate Republican 96,321 38.55% Dean James Martilli
FEC H2MA01228; 19 Oct 22; Tot $14,129; Dsb $10,085
Total 249,850 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  James P. "Jim" McGovern
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 178,636 66.24% Member of Congress  James P. "Jim" McGovern
FEC H4MA03022; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,005,720; Dsb $870,942
  Candidate Republican 91,024 33.76% Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Sossa-Paquette
FEC H2MA02085; 19 Oct 22; Tot $138,544; Dsb $129,525
Total 269,660 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Lori Loureiro Trahan
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 145,628 63.79% Member of Congress  Lori Loureiro Trahan
FEC H8MA03106; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,897,175; Dsb $1,236,180
  Candidate Republican 82,680 36.21% former state Senator Dean A. Tran
FEC H2MA03141; 19 Oct 22; Tot $149,052; Dsb $114,601
Total 228,308 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Jacob D. "Jake" Auchincloss
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 ** Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1, 1 write-in) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic     Member of Congress  Jacob D. "Jake" Auchincloss
FEC H0MA04192; 19 Oct 22; Tot $2,910,134; Dsb $996,662
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican)     David B. Cannata
FEC H2MA04123

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Katherine M. Clark
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected 10 December 2013 in a special election, re: resignation of Edward John "Ed" Markey (Democratic)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 198,862 73.77% Member of Congress  Katherine M. Clark
FEC H4MA05084; 19 Oct 22; Tot $2,067,501; Dsb $2,142,296
  Candidate Republican 70,717 26.23% Caroline Colarusso
FEC H2MA05153; 19 Oct 22; Tot $90,946; Dsb $88,259
Total 269,579 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Seth W. Moulton
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 189,724 62.59% Member of Congress  Seth W. Moulton
FEC H4MA06090; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,996,711; Dsb $1,472,108
  Candidate Republican 107,673 35.52% Robert "Bob" May
FEC H2MA06086; 19 Oct 22; Tot $35,468; Dsb $23,389
  Candidate Libertarian 5,736 1.89% Mark T. Tashjian
FEC H2MA06094; 19 Oct 22; Tot $65,439; Dsb $63,638
Total 303,133 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Ayanna S. Pressley
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 145,147 84.58% Member of Congress  Ayanna S. Pressley
FEC H8MA07032; 19 Oct 22; Tot $1,319,687; Dsb $1,442,084
  Candidate Republican 26,464 15.42% Dionicio "Donnie" Palmer, Jr.
FEC H2MA07100
Total 171,611 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Stephen F. Lynch
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
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 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 184,360 69.48% Member of Congress  Stephen F. Lynch
FEC H2MA09072; 19 Oct 22; Tot $726,206; Dsb $763,172
  Candidate Republican 80,978 30.52% Robert G. "Rob" Burke
FEC H2MA08090
Total 265,338 100.00%  

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  William Richard "Bill" Keating
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Elected Democratic 193,164 59.42% Member of Congress  William Richard "Bill" Keating
FEC H0MA10082; 19 Oct 22; Tot $674,637; Dsb $1,010,176
  Candidate Republican 131,900 40.58% Jesse G. Brown
FEC H2MA09239; 19 Oct 22; Tot $351,296; Dsb $333,931
Total 325,064 100.00%  

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

Seat up for regular election Democratic Secretary of the Commonwealth  William Francis "Bill" Galvin
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3)
  Elected Democratic 1,628,748 67.53% Secretary of the Commonwealth  William Francis "Bill" Galvin
Received 37.5% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican 713,634 29.59% Rayla Campbell
  Candidate Green-Rainbow 69,360 2.88% Juan Sanchez
Total 2,411,742 100.00%  

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

Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Attorney General  Maura Healey
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - Won the contrest for Governor in 2022.
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2)
  Elected Democratic 1,503,269 62.60% former Boston City Council Member Andrea Joy Campbell
Received 46% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican 898,016 37.40% James R. "Jay" McMahon, III
Total 2,401,285 100.00%  

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

Seat up for regular election Democratic Treasurer and Receiver-General  Deborah B. "Deb" Goldberg
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2)
  Elected Democratic 1,666,030 76.58% Treasurer and Receiver-General  Deborah B. "Deb" Goldberg
Automatic endorsement since no other candidates ran at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Libertarian 509,510 23.42% Christine "Cris" Crawford
Total 2,175,540 100.00%  

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Auditor Suzanne M. Bump
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - Retiring in 2022.
 ** Open Office (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (5)
  Elected Democratic 1,276,220 54.89% state Senator  Diana DiZoglio
  Candidate Republican 884,100 38.03% Anthony Amore
  Candidate Green-Rainbow 66,610 2.87% Gloria A.. Caballero-Roca
  Candidate Workers Party 50,400 2.17% Dominic Giannone, III
  Candidate Libertarian 47,540 2.04% Daniel Riek
Total 2,324,870 100.00%  
 

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, 16 candidates
  Republican: 2 incumbents, 15 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): 2 candidates
  Libertarian: 4 candidates
Other Third Parties
  America First
  Justice Party
  Pirate
  Right to Life
  Socialist Party USA
  Workers Party: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 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
Election Authority
  Massachusetts Elections Division
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
  Workers Party Program
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
  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
  WBZ TV - CBS - Boston
  WHDH TV - NBC - Boston
  Wicked Local
  Worcester Telegram & Gazette

 


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