September 9:Primary Primer

With all of the candidates running for so many offices in the upcoming Primary Election next Tuesday, Sept. 9, things have gotten more than a little confusing for voters – especially on the Democratic side. Below is a listing of the races and those running.


•U.S. Senator (unopposed)

Ed Markey, Malden


Don Berwick, Newton

Martha Coakley, Medford

Steven Grossman, Newton

•Lt. Governor

Leland Chung, Cambridge

Stephen Kerrigan, Lancaster

Michael Lake, Boston

•Attorney General

Maura Healy, Charlestown

Warren Tolman, Watertown

•Secretary of State (unopposed)

Bill Galvin


Tom Conroy, Wayland

Barry Finegold, Andover

Deb Goldberg, Brookline

•Auditor (unopposed)

Suzanne Bump, Great Barrington

•U.S. Congress

Katherine Clark, Melrose

Sheldon Schwartz, Lexington

•Governor’s Council (unopposed)

Terence Kennedy, Lynnfield

•State Senator (unopposed)

Sal DiDomenico, Everett

•State Representative – 16th Suffolk (unopposed)

RoseLee Vincent, Revere

•State Representative – 2nd Suffolk

Dan Ryan, Charlestown

Roy Avellaneda, Chelsea

•Suffolk Country District Attorney (unopposed)

Dan Conley

•Suffolk Registrar of Probate

Patty Campatelli, East Boston

Felix Arroyo, Boston

Richard Joyce, Boston

David Keenan, Boston

Martin Keough, Boston

John Sepulveda, Boston

•Suffolk County Sheriff

Steven Tompkins, Boston

Doug Bennett, Boston

Jeremiah Goodwin Sr., Revere


•U.S. Senate (unopposed)

Brian Herr, Hopkinton


Charlie Baker, Swampscott

Mark Fisher, Shrewsbury

•Lt. Governor

Karyn Polito, Shrewsbury

•Attorney General

John Miller, Winchester

•Secretary of State

David D’Arcangelo, Malden


Michael Heffernan, Wellesley


Patricia St. Aubin, Norfolk

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