2020 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

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2020 United States Senate election in Massachusetts

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Ed Markey
Democratic



The 2020 United States Senate election in Massachusetts will be held November 3, 2020, to elect a United States Senator from Massachusetts, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

  • Steve Pemberton, chief human resources officer for Workhuman[9]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Joe Kennedy III
U.S. Senators
Statewide politicians
Labor unions
Ed Markey
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
State legislators
Trade unions
Organizations

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Ed
Markey
Maura
Healey
Shannon
Liss-Riordan
Joe
Kennedy III
Seth
Moulton
Steve
Pemberton
Undecided
Suffolk University/Boston Globe September 3–5, 2019 500 ± 4.4% 28% 42% 29%
500 ± 4.4% 26% <1% 35% 1% 36%
Change Research August 23–25, 2019 808 ± 3.5% 25% 5% 42% 7%
Suffolk University June 5–9, 2019 370 ± 5.1% 44% 5% 5% 45%
YouGov/UMass Amherst November 7–14, 2018 635 26% 27% 35%
636 29% 25% 38%
Suffolk University September 13–17, 2018 433 24% 18% 45%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Hypothetical polling
with Charlie Baker
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Ed
Markey (D)
Charlie
Baker (R)
Undecided
Change Research August 23–25, 2019 1,008 ± 3.1% 44% 45%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Shannon
Liss-Riordan (D)
Charlie
Baker (R)
Undecided
Change Research August 23–25, 2019 1,008 ± 3.1% 35% 54%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Joe
Kennedy III (D)
Charlie
Baker (R)
Undecided
Change Research August 23–25, 2019 1,008 ± 3.1% 49% 41%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Steve
Pemberton (D)
Charlie
Baker (R)
Undecided
Change Research August 23–25, 2019 1,008 ± 3.1% 31% 56%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Kennedy Officially Announces Decision To Run For US Senate". WBZ-TV. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  2. ^ McGrane, Victoria (May 20, 2019). "Ed Markey faces Senate challenge: high-profile labor lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan". Boston Globe. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Guzman, Dan (October 5, 2018). "Markey Confirms Plans To Run For Re-Election In 2020". WBUR. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Waters, Allen. "Allen Waters for Senate". Allen Waters for Senate.
  5. ^ DeCosta-Klipa, Nik (November 28, 2018). "Ed Markey: 'I do my best'". Boston.com. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  6. ^ a b McCarthy, Chris. "HOW MANY WILL CHALLENGE SEN. MARKEY IN 2020?". wbsm.com. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  7. ^ Murphy, Matt (June 21, 2019). "Former New Bedford mayor eyeing possible U.S. Senate bid". The Standard-Times. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  8. ^ McGrane, Victoria (November 27, 2018). "After Mike Capuano's defeat, is Ed Markey a primary target for 2020?". The Boston Globe. Retrieved November 30, 2018.
  9. ^ Tiernan, Erin (October 14, 2019). "Pemberton drops of out of 2020 Senate race against Markey". Boston Herald. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  10. ^ Burns, Alexander (September 8, 2018). "Democrats Embrace Liberal Insurgents, Demanding New Face for Party". The New York Times. Retrieved November 14, 2018.
  11. ^ "Seth Moulton Dropping Out of Presidential Campaign".
  12. ^ Li Zhou (September 21, 2019). "Joe Kennedy is officially going after Ed Markey's Senate seat". Vox. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  13. ^ a b Kimberly Driscoll; Ruthanne Fuller (September 20, 2019). "Why we're with Joe". Commonwealth magazine.
  14. ^ Linskey, Annie (September 19, 2019). "Bill Weld backs Joe Kennedy in his bid to unseat Ed Markey". Boston.com. Boston Globe Media Partners. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  15. ^ Assn, Boston Musicians (September 21, 2019). "Boston Musicians' Association, AFM Local 9-535 endorses Joe Kennedy for Senate. This is music to our ears! @The_AFM @AFLCIO @RepJoeKennedy #JoeKennedy". @BostonMusicians. Twitter.
  16. ^ a b McGrane, Victoria; Krantz, Laura (September 19, 2019). "Democrats are all over the place on Joe Kennedy's Senate run". The Boston Globe. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  17. ^ O'Brien, Sean (September 21, 2019). "Teamsters Local 25 Endorse Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III for U.S. Senate". Facebook.
  18. ^ Mastandrea, James; Vartabedian, E. Michael; Wells, James; Dunlevy, Keisha (September 21, 2019). "Massachusetts State Council of Machinists Endorse Congressman Joe Kennedy III for Senate | Machinists Union Local 264 Boston".
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i Burgess Everett; Heather Caygle (September 11, 2019). "'I would tell Joe to wait': Democrats warn Kennedy against challenging Markey". Politico. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  20. ^ a b c d e Joshua Miller (August 15, 2019). "Majority of Mass. members of Congress backing Ed Markey's reelection bid". The Boston Globe. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  21. ^ Daniel Marans (September 9, 2019). "Sen. Ed Markey's Reelection Bid Gets Key Backing From Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna". The Huffington Post. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  22. ^ "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Ed Markey for reelection". The Boston Globe. September 13, 2019. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl Markey, Ed (August 28, 2019). ""I am humbled to have the support of so many friends and colleagues across Massachusetts for re-election, and I pledge to fight for them and all communities in the Commonwealth every day," said Ed Markey of the 116 current state legislators supporting his campaign for Senate. "The people of Massachusetts have always been at the forefront of the challenges of our time – universal health care, same-sex marriage, earned sick time, equal rights – and I want to continue leading those fights in the United States Senate."". Facebook. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  24. ^ Markey, Ed (September 7, 2019). "I'm honored to receive the endorsement of AFSCME Council 93, which represents more than 35,000 state, county, municipal and school district workers in Massachusetts and makes up the backbone of state and municipal government. I will always stand with Council 93 and all of the working families fighting for progressive values". Facebook.
  25. ^ "Sunrise endorse Ed Markey for US Senate". facebook.com. August 22, 2019. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  26. ^ "Massachusetts 2020 General Election". The Green Papers. Retrieved August 24, 2019.
  27. ^ Markos, Mary (November 8, 2018). "Charlie Baker 'absolutely' staying put". Boston Herald. Retrieved 9 November 2018.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites