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, Libertarian, 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.

 
           

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 (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Elizabeth A. Warren
FEC S2MA00170
  Candidate Republican     Shiva Ayyadurai
Running for Senate Class 1 and Governor.

FEC S8MA00268

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."
 Candidate list (6, 1 write-in)
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Sonia Chang-Díaz
Received 28.8% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
23 June 2022: Withdrew but remains on the ballot. "There is no path that I can responsibly ... lead my supporters ... in me becoming governor this year...."
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Maura Healey
Received 71.2% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Geoff Diehl
  Candidate Republican     Chris Doughty
for Lieutenant Governor: former state Representative Kate Campanale
  Candidate Libertarian     Kevin Reed
  Candidate Independent     Yen Diep
  Candidate Write-in     Philip Mitza
Register Republican; was considering running as a Libertarian.

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
 Candidate list (6)
  Candidate Democratic     Salem Mayor  Kimberley "Kim" Driscoll
Received 41.4% at the 1st ballot 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     state Representative  Tami L. Gouveia
Received 23% on the 1st ballot the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Eric P. Lesser
Received 21.2% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Leah Cole Allen
  Candidate Republican     former state Representative Kate Campanale
  Candidate Libertarian     Peter Everett

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
First elected: 1988
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Richard E. Neal
FEC H8MA02041; 30 Jun 22; Tot $2,544,611; Dsb $1,674,058
  Candidate Republican     Dean James Martilli
FEC H2MA01228; 30 Jun 22; Tot $1,180; Dsb $27
  Candidate None     Frederick "Fritz" Mayock
FEC H4MA01059

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  James P. "Jim" McGovern
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  James P. "Jim" McGovern
FEC H4MA03022; 30 Jun 22; Tot $850,817; Dsb $593,225
  Candidate Republican     Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Sossa-Paquette
FEC H2MA02085; 30 Jun 22; Tot $127,570; Dsb $116,461

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Lori Loureiro Trahan
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Lori Loureiro Trahan
FEC H8MA03106; 30 Jun 22; Tot $1,683,705; Dsb $631,766
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Dean A. Tran
FEC H2MA03141; 30 Jun 22; Tot $99,936; Dsb $65,567

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Jacob D. "Jake" Auchincloss
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jacob D. "Jake" Auchincloss
FEC H0MA04192; 30 Jun 22; Tot $2,597,805; Dsb $675,670

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  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 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Katherine M. Clark
FEC H4MA05084; 30 Jun 22; Tot $1,683,764; Dsb $1,602,734
  Candidate Republican     Caroline Colarusso
FEC H2MA05153; 30 Jun 22; Tot $29,859; Dsb $9,312
  Candidate Independent     Washington Gavin Blask
FEC H2MA05138

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Seth W. Moulton
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Seth W. Moulton
FEC H4MA06090; 30 Jun 22; Tot $1,661,085; Dsb $1,243,359
  Candidate Republican     Robert "Bob" May
FEC H2MA06086; 30 Jun 22; Tot $23,362; Dsb $9,589
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark Tashjian
FEC H2MA06094; 30 Jun 22; Tot $33,111; Dsb $18,241

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Ayanna S. Pressley
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Ayanna S. Pressley
FEC H8MA07032; 30 Jun 22; Tot $1,028,367; Dsb $1,073,760
  Candidate Republican     Dionicio "Donnie" Palmer, Jr.
FEC H2MA07100

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  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 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Stephen F. Lynch
FEC H2MA09072; 30 Jun 22; Tot $568,123; Dsb $530,587
  Candidate Republican     Robert G. Burke
  Candidate Republican     Hamilton Soares Rodrigues
FEC H2MA08082; 30 Jun 22; Tot $21,509; Dsb $21,136

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  William Richard "Bill" Keating
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  William Richard "Bill" Keating
FEC H0MA10082; 30 Jun 22; Tot $493,473; Dsb $426,183
  Candidate Republican     Dan Sullivan
FEC H2MA09254

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
First elected: 1994; re-elected: 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Secretary of the Commonwealth  William Francis "Bill" Galvin
Received 37.5% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     Tanisha M. Sullivan
Received 62.4% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     Rayla Campbell
  Candidate Green-Rainbow     Juan Sanchez
  Candidate Libertarian     Gary Multer

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 - Candidate for Governor in 2022.
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     former Boston City Council Member Andrea Joy Campbell
Received 46% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     Shannon Erika Liss-Riordan
Did not proceed to the 2nd ballot at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     Quentin Palfrey
Received 54% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     James R. "Jay" McMahon, III

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
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     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     E Cris Crawford

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.
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher S. "Chris" Dempsey
Received 52.6% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Diana DiZoglio
Received 47.3% at the 3-4 June Democratic State Convention.
  Candidate Republican     Anthony Amore
  Candidate Green-Rainbow     Gloria Caballero-Roca
  Candidate Libertarian     Daniel Riek
 

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, 24 candidates
  Republican: 2 incumbents, 17 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: 6 candidates
Other Third Parties
  America First
  Justice Party
  Pirate
  Right to Life
  Socialist Party USA
Independents
  Independent: 2 candidates
  None: 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
  Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Election Authority
  Massachusetts Elections Division
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
  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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