The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate for governor Republican Charlie Baker, and running mate Karyn Polito held a huge fundraising advantage over Martha Coakley coming out of last week’s primary. With polls showing Baker and Coakley leading over three independent candidates, the race for the Corner Office will occupy center stage until November 4th.

Mass. Polls Miss On Democratic Gubernatorial Runoff

Gubernatorial rivals in Massachusetts Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley are spending time in their campaigns today in Boston. Earlier this week, candidate Coakley won the democratic nomination by a much smaller margin than pollsters and even the campaigns expected.

Coakley Wins, Grossman Pledges Support

Berwick and Grossman will attend a unity breakfast Wednesday to pledge their support to Coakley. But whether their supporters will buy it after a long and – at times – bitter primary, that’s an answer we won’t get until November 4th.

The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

The media has bombarded Massachusetts residents in recent weeks with the results of public opinion surveys that have helped feed the narrative of which candidates are supposed to win next week and which are supposed to lose.