Author Archives: bwbensonjr

New article: What qualifications are advantageous for MA U.S. Senate candidates?

(Interesting look. Good Blog – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) A new article on my Mass. Numbers blog: http://massnumbers.blogspot.co… What qualifications are advantageous for MA U.S. Senate candidates?

A history of open Senate races in Massachusetts since 1926 Senator John Kerry has been nominated by President Obama to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as the next U.S. Secretary of State…

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New article: Do contested primaries help or hurt candidates for governor in Massachusetts?

I thought the RMG community might be interested in a new article I just posted on my Mass. Numbers blog: http://massnumbers.blogspot.com/2012/11/do-contested-primaries-help-or-hurt.html Do contested primaries help or hurt candidates for governor in Massachusetts? Republicans have seen success limiting primary fights Governor Deval Patrick has said that he will not run for a third term, meaning Massachusetts will have a wide-open race…

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