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GOAL encourages all candidates that are running for office to submit a candidate questionnaire.

Please note, candidates who receive a % grade are challengers, the grade is based on their answers on our candiate questionnaire. Incumbents with a legislative record receive letter grades.

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Please note – GOAL is currently in the process of evaluating incumbent candidates, grades are subject to change.

2018 State Elections

Rating Name Party Incumbent
F Charlie Baker R Yes
NR Jay Gonzalez D No
Lieutenant Governor
F Karen Polito R Yes
NR Quentin Palfrey D No
Attorney General
F Maura Healey D Yes
100% James R. McMahon III R No
Register of Deeds – Essex Southern District
100% Jonathan E. Ring R No
1st District – Governors Council
NR Joseph Ferreira D Yes
NR Thomas Keyes R No
2nd District – Governors Council
NR Robert Jubinville D Yes
3rd District – Governors Council
NR Marilyn Petitto Devaney D Yes
4th District – Governors Council
NR Christopher Iannella D No
5th District – Governors Council
NR Eileen Duff D Yes
100% Marc Mercier L No
100% Richard Baker R No
6th District – Governors Council
NR Terrence Kennedy D Yes
7th District – Governors Council
NR Jennie Caissie R Yes
NR Paul DePalo D No
8th District – Governors Council
NR Mary Hurley D Yes