Shortly after the polls closed Tuesday night in Massachusetts, the Democratic nomination for governor was called for Maura Healey.
Healey, the state’s attorney general, won more than 85% of the vote; her only opponent dropped out of the primary in June, but remained on the ballot.
(Sidebar: That Healey had no serious primary challenge in a state as Democratic as Massachusetts speaks to her political strength in the state.)
Should Healey win the general election – and she will be heavily favored given Massachusetts’ Democratic tilt and the fact that Republicans in the state chose a Donald Trump acolyte as their nominee –
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