BOSTON — The MassGOP State Convention has endorsed Charlie Baker for Governor and Karyn Polito for Lieutenant Governor along with a full slate of candidates for statewide office. More than 2,500 enthusiastic delegates and guests energized Boston University’s Agganis Arena during a day of listening to political speeches, tributes to legendary Massachusetts Republicans, and voting for Republican candidates to appear on the primary ballot.
Charlie Baker received 2,095 votes, or 82.708% of the total delegate count of 2,533. Mark Fisher received 374 votes, or 14.765% of the total delegate count, and there were 64 blank votes.
“The convention’s overwhelming endorsement of Charlie Baker as our candidate for governor is a signal to all Massachusetts voters that we are putting forth an accomplished leader who can solve the many problems faced by our Commonwealth and make Massachusetts great. I congratulate Charlie, Karyn and all of our statewide candidates who today earned the support of an unprecedented, coordinated grassroots campaign that will energize voters and deliver victory in November,” said MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes.
The delegates at the MassGOP State Convention endorsed:
Charlie Baker for Governor
Karyn Polito for Lieutenant Governor
Mike Heffernan for Treasurer
John Miller for Attorney General
David D’Arcangelo for Secretary of State
Patricia Saint Aubin for Auditor
Brian Herr for United States Senator