Monday, September 26, 2016

Most Massachusetts legislative candidates running unopposed

The Boston Globe reports:
Candidates in a majority of Statehouse races in Massachusetts are facing no opposition on the November ballot.

Of the 160 seats up for grabs in the Massachusetts House, candidates in 116 of the races are unopposed. That’s about 72 percent unopposed.

There’s also little competition in the 40-member Massachusetts Senate, where candidates in 25 races are not facing challengers.
All the ideological conformity of Harvard's faculty.