Category Archives: 2010 Massachusetts Senate Special Election

The Republican Machine Vs. The Coakley Campaign

It’s been a fairly long time since Attorney General Martha Coakley famously lost Massachusetts to State Senator Scott Brown. A look back at the race gives an insightful view into the Republican machine, and how Republicans are often quite effective … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Special Senate Election: Aftermath

It’s been a bit since the Massachusetts election, in which unknown Republican Scott Brown emerged to upset the favored Democrat Martha Coakley in one of union’s deepest-blue states. Since then, Democrats have been reeling and recalibrating their strategy. In a … Continue reading

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A Final Thought on Massachusetts

With results just about to come in, I’m going to offer one final thought. This is purely off my gut, but I think that Martha Coakley will overperform what the polls indicate. A striking number of similarities appear between this … Continue reading

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What to Look For in the Massachusetts Special Election

Results are soon pending in the special election to replace Senator Ted Kennedy. Once a guaranteed Democratic victory, the race has become surprisingly competitive due to a bad national environment and a lackluster campaign run by Democrat Martha Coakley. In … Continue reading

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A Race to Watch

Since the late death of Senator Edward Kennedy, his seat has been temporarily filled by former aide Paul Kirk. Things are set to change on January 19th, when the state will hold a special election to replace Mr. Kennedy. Attorney … Continue reading

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