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Charlie Baker Wins Massachusetts

It took awhile but Republican Charlie Baker is Governor-Elect of Massachusetts. Democrat Martha Coakley finally conceded. There will be no recount.

Last night and into this morning, Coakley had refused to concede until every vote was counted. When it was all said and done Baker won 48.4% of the vote compared with 46.6% for Coakley. Baker received about 40,000 more votes than Coakley and a good many of them from Democrats including my roommate Christopher.

The writing was on the wall when outgoing Governor Deval Patrick launched a transitional website this morning. Although Patrick didn’t mention Baker by name he did state, “Congratulations to the Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect and their team on winning the election.” If Coakley had won I don’t think Patrick would have used the phrase “their team.”

Well, Republicans and a lot of Democrats in Massachusetts have decided that Charlie Baker is leading our team.

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