Massachusetts Votes

Massachusetts Election Victories

Raising the cap to increase the number of charter schools in MA (we endorsed "No on Question 2" and had many members volunteering on that campaign) See for more info.

Adopting the Community Preservation Act in Boston and 15 other communities - increases property taxes by 1% to fund affordable housing, open spaces and historic preservation (we endorsed "Yes on Question 5") See

Chamber District Endorsed Candidates
House Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket Dylan Fernandes
House 12th Plymouth Thomas J. Calter
House 9th Middlesex Tom Stanley
House 27th Middlesex Denise Provost
House 13th Essex Theodore C. Speliotis
House 6th Essex Jerald Perisella
House 5th Suffolk Evandro Carvalho
House 18th Middlesex Rady Mom
House 21st Middlesex Ken Gordon
House 31st Middlesex Mike Day
House 16th Worcester Dan Donahue
House 7th Middlesex Jack Lewis
House 4th Worcester Natalie Higgins
House 10th Worcester Brian Murray
House 4th Plymouth James Cantwell
House 6th Plymouth Josh Cutler
House 14th Middlesex Cory Atkins
House 12th Worcester Harold Naughton
House 3rd Plymouth Joan Meschino
House 9th Plymouth Gerry Cassidy
Senate 2nd Essex & Middlesex Barbara L'ltalien
Senate 1st Hampden & Hampshire Eric P. Lesser
Senate Cape & Islands Julian Cyr
Senate 2nd Worcester Michael O. Moore
Senate Middlesex & Worcester James B. Eldridge
Senate Hampshire, Franklin, & Worcester Stanley Rosenberg
Senate Berkshire, Hampshire, & Franklin Adam Hinds
Senate 1st Plymouth & Bristol Marc R. Pacheco
Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire & Middlesex Anne Gobi
Senate 1st Essex Kathleen O'Connor Ives
Senate Northfolk & Plymouth John Keenan
Senate 5th Middlesex Jason Lewis

Important Dates

• Wednesday, Oct. 19: Voter registration deadline for General Election

• Monday, Oct. 24 - Friday, Nov. 4: Early voting period

• Tuesday, Nov 8: General Election Day

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