2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race


Don Berwick (D)

berwick_249x140The State We’re In: April 4, 2014
Donald Berwick, MD, former Federal Medicare & Medicaid Administrator discusses his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Massachusetts.
Berwick for Governor


Evan Falchuk (I)
falchuk_249x140The State We’re In: November 8, 2013
Independent candidate for Governor Evan Falchuk of Auburndale discusses his positions on key state issues as well as his efforts to establish the United Independent Party in Massachusetts and stage a run for Governor in 2014.

Evan Falchuk for Governor

Jeffrey McCormick (I)

mccormick_249x140The State We’re In: June 6, 2014
Businessman and venture capitalist Jeffrey McCormick of Boston discusses his decision to run for Governor of Massachusetts as an Independent candidate and his approach to key issues facing the Commonwealth – especially economic development and job creation.
Jeff McCormick for Governor

Martha Coakley (D)

coakley_249x140The State We’re In: May 9, 2014
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley discusses key issues in her campaign for the Democratic nomination for Governor. She also addresses the planned re-opening of North Adams Regional Hospital and the Supreme Judicial Court case to consider allowing a statewide referendum that would overturn the 2011 law allowing casino gambling in the Commonwealth.
Martha Coakley for Governor


Steve Grossman (D)

grossman_249x140The State We’re In: March 21, 2014
Massachusetts State Treasurer Steve Grossman discusses key issues in his campaign to be the Democratic nominee for Governor.
Steve Grossman for Governor



Mark Fisher (R)

fisher_249x140The State We’re In: March 7, 2014
Mark Fisher of Shrewsbury discusses his decision to run against Charley Baker for the Republican nomination for Massachusetts Governor.
Mark Fisher 2014



Charlie Baker (R)

baker_249x140Charlie Baker for Governor






Ballot Questions

1. Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing
A YES VOTE would eliminate the requirement that the state’s gas tax be adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index.
A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding the gas tax.

2. Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law
A YES VOTE would expand the state’s beverage container deposit law to require deposits on containers for all non-alcoholic, non-carbonated drinks with certain exceptions, increase the associated handling fees, and make other changes to the law.
A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding beverage container deposits.

3. Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming
A YES VOTE would prohibit casinos, any gaming establishment with slot machines, and wagering on simulcast greyhound races.
A NO VOTE would make no change in the current laws regarding gaming.

4. Earned Sick Time for Employees
A YES VOTE would entitle employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions.
A NO VOTE would make no change in the laws regarding earned sick time.