North Shore Republican Charles Baker has officially announced he plans to run again for governor of Massachusetts.
The Swampscott resident officially made the announcement on a video on his website.In 2010, Baker ran an unsuccessful bid for governor in a three-way race with sitting Gov. Deval Patrick and Tim Cahill. Baker finished with 42 percent of the vote, compared to 48.4 percent for Patrick and 8 percent for Cahill.
Attorney General Martha Coakley told reporters on Monday at the Greater Boston Labor Council’s annual Labor Day breakfast that she would decide on a gubernatorial run by the end of month, according to the Boston Herald.U.S. Representative Michael Capuano, also in attendance at Monday’s Labor Day Breakfast, said he, too, is mulling a run for the seat, and will make his decision “soon,” according to the Herald.