Tag Archives: Tim Cahill

MA-Gov: Republican Credits Independent for Loss

From the Boston Herald via TPID:

Republican Charlie Baker, in his first public comments since Election Day, blamed Treasurer Tim Cahill and fizzling GOP enthusiasm for his defeat in an e-mail to supporters in which he also expressed sadness for failing to deliver a victory. . . . Baker finished 8 points behind Democratic Gov.… Read more ...

Jill Stein, Tim Cahill take part in 4-way Massachusetts Gubernatorial debate

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein took part in a debate with Democratic incumbent Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker, and Democrat-turned-independent Tim Cahill on Monday, October 25th. Here is footage of the debate from Boston TV station WGBH:

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Independent candidate for Mass. gov. Tim Cahill alleges Republicans sabotaged his campaign

From AP via the San Francisco Chronicle (H/T to Gene Berkman):

Massachusetts independent Timothy Cahill filed a lawsuit Thursday against former operatives who recently defected from his campaign, saying they conspired to get his running mate Paul Loscocco to quit the ticket, and were working with national Republicans to pass along confidential information that would undermine his candidacy for governor.

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IPR Gubernatorial Rankings

1) Lincoln Chafee (I-RI) – In 2006, Republican Senator Lincoln Chafee lost a close race for re-election against Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse. Saying, “It’s not my party anymore,” in 2007 a disenchanted Chafee left the Republican Party due to its increasing conservatism. The politician went searching for a party, disagreeing with the Green and Libertarian Parties while finding the name of the Moderate Party “too squishy.”… Read more ...

New Polls for Cahill, Stein in MA Gubernatorial Race

From AOL’s Politics Daily:

A Boston Globe poll conducted Sept. 17-22 has Patrick in a statistical tie with Baker, leading him by 35 percent to 34 percent with Democrat-turned-independent Tim Cahill at 11 percent, Green Party candidate Jill Stein at 4 percent and 14 percent undecided. The margin of error is 3 points.

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Mass. gubernatorial debate to include Green Jill Stein and be broadcast nationally on CNN tonight

The debates will also include independent Tim Cahill.  From the Stein campaign:

Watch Green-Rainbow Party candidate for governor, Dr. Jill Stein, join her 3 opponents in the Boston Media Consortium’s first major debate. The media consortium, made up of The Boston Globe, WCVB-TV, WHDH-TV, WGBH-TV, NECN, and WBUR, has re-invited Dr.

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Tim Cahill News Roundup

  • In a challenge to the idea that Cahill predominately pulls conservative voters from Republican Charlie Baker, the Independent seems to be lining up some union support.

It’s not surprising that police unions are lining up to support Tim Cahill in this year’s race for governor. After all, Gov. Deval Patrick must have expected some defections among the ranks of Democratic voters when he led the charge to allow civilians to replace uniformed officers at construction sites.

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MA: Stein and Cahill Will Accept Public Funding in Gubernatorial Contest

From the Boston Herald via TPID:

Independent candidate for governor Timothy Cahill has agreed to accept public financing in his campaign for governor by limiting his spending to $1.5 million. The state Office of Campaign and Political Finance announced Tuesday that Cahill and Green-Rainbow Party candidate Jill Stein both agreed to the spending limit, which allows them to collect up to $750,000 each in public funding for the general election.… Read more ...

Jill Stein and Tim Cahill Participate MA Gubernatorial Debate

All four candidates slated to appear on the ballot in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race in November participated in a debate on Monday. Participants were Republican Charlie Baker, incumbent Democrat Deval Patrick, Independent Tim Cahill, and Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein. Some relevant debate excerpts from the Telegram & Gazette:

From Cahill:


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Jill Stein Makes Ballot in MA Gubernatorial Race

With more than 10,000 signatures, Jill Stein, the Green-Rainbow Party candidate for Massachusetts Governor, has now qualified for the November election. The party also turned in signatures for two other candidates to appear in the general election. Richard Winger at BAN reports that the party only needs one its candidates to receive 3% of the vote in the next election, so it should have automatic ballot-access in 2012.… Read more ...

Massachusetts Independent Cahill Stands Up Against Credit Checks in Job Screening


Though many observers have noted MA Independent gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill has been tacking right in his campaign thus far, his position in favor of barring employers from using credit checks to screen potential employees may attract support from liberal Democrats.  From the Boston Herald:

Treasurer Timothy P.

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Massachusetts: Pro-Life Group Endorses Independent Cahill for Governor

From Life News via TPID:

Unable to support either Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick or Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, the statewide pro-life organization Massachusetts Citizens for Life has endorsed the campaign of independent candidate Tim Cahill, the current State Treasurer.

Madeline McComish, the chair of the MCFL State Political Action Committee, told LifeNews.com… Read more ...