The Massachusetts nominating primaries for the 2014 election were held on September 9.
Governor: Attorney General Martha Coakley won by 6 points in the Democratic primary, a result that was much closer than the polls indicated. She will meet Republican Charlie Baker in November. Coakley is favored to win by the political pros, but some recent polls show the race to be pretty competitive. Democrats may be nervous about a repeat of 2010, when Coakley led early in a Senate campaign she ultimately lost against Scott Brown.
Senate: Incumbent Ed Markey (D) will meet Selectman Brian Herr in November; both won uncontested primaries. Markey is a heavy favorite to be reelected; our Senate simulator currently shows a 97% probability.
US House: All vote totals can be seen here. Massachusetts nine congressional districts are all held by Democrats. Aside from District 6, all these seats are safe, and all incumbents are expected to be reelected.
MA-06: Nine term incumbent John Tierney was ousted by businessman Seth Moulton for this district encompassing northeastern Massachusetts. Tierney becomes the first MA Democratic incumbent to lose a primary in 22 years. Tierney was weakened politically by his wife's conviction on federal tax charges in 2010. Moultion will face former State Senator Richard Tisei in November. This race is seem as a toss-up, perhaps leaning Democratic. Interestingly, Moulton's win probably increases the likelihood that Democrats will hold the seat.
To see the current roster of Massachsuetts elected officials, or look up those from any address in the country, use our Who Represents Me feature.
Content Display IssuesA few people have reported problems viewing certain 270toWin election maps and/or polls. If you have an Ad Blocker in place, please disable it. Separately, you may not be able to view our maps in the new IE10 browser due to some changes Microsoft has made regarding the display of Flash content. This issue will not be fixed prior to the election, so you may want to visit 270toWin using a different web browser. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Copyright © 2004-2019 270towin.com All Rights Reserved