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On Tuesday, former Kirkland House tutor Eric P. Lesser ’07 secured the Massachusetts State Senate seat for the First Hampden and Hampshire District.
Maura T. Healey '92 won the race for Massachusetts Attorney General Tuesday night, becoming the first openly gay person to be elected attorney general in the United States.
Charles D. Baker '79 celebrates after narrowly winning the Massachusetts gubernatorial election early Wednesday morning. The race fluctuated between the two candidates throughout the night, at one point with vote differences in the mere hundreds.
Democrats and Republicans attended the IOP's election watch party on Tuesday night and watched as the GOP regained a majority in the U.S. Senate.
Baker's supporters cheer him on as the results began to come in. Baker maintained a lead for almost the majority of the time.
Karyn Polito, winner of the Lieutenant Governor Massachusetts position, greets the crowd shortly after Charlie D. Baker '79 was announced as the gubernatorial winner.
Although ultimately victorious, Baker did not seize the win easily. His lead momentarily slipped Tuesday night much to the despair of his supporters at the watch party in Seaport Hotel.
Cantabrigians entering voting booths around Harvard today can expect to cast ballots that will determine a contentious gubernatorial race and some ballot measures.
College Democrats and Republicans said they believed their last-minute campaigning could have an important impact on election night outcomes.
The participants—including a Harvard contingent of around a dozen students and affiliates—marched the perimeter of the Common before listening to several speakers.
Eric P. Lesser ’07 secured the Democratic nomination for the Massachusetts State Senate seat for the 1st Hampden and Hampshire District.