Andrea Campbell wins Massachusetts attorney general race

Andrea Campbell, a former Boston city councilor, has won the race to be Massachusetts' next attorney general.The Democratic nominee to succeed now ...

November 10, 2022
2:04 AM

Andrea Campbell, a former Boston city councilor, has won the race to be Massachusetts' next attorney general.The Democratic nominee to succeed now governor-elect Maura Healey as the state's top prosecutor, Campbell is the first Black woman elected statewide in Massachusetts. Her victory furthered a historic night in Massachusetts that also saw Healey become the state's first elected female governor and the nation's first openly lesbian governor.As of 11 p.m., Campbell led Republican opponent Jay McMahon, a Cape Cod attorney, by a considerable margin — 700,902 to 402,387.

Will Katcher