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Massachusetts Governor Election Results: Martha Coakley Loses To Charlie Baker

Republican Charlie Baker was elected governor of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Fox News and ABC News project.

Incumbent Gov. Deval Patrick (D) decided not to seek re-election, though the Massachusetts governorship is not term-limited, leaving the field wide open for Baker, Democrat Martha Coakley and three Independent candidates.

Coakley, the first woman to serve as attorney general in Massachusetts, has been serving since 2007. In 2010, Coakley made an unsuccessful bid to represent the state in the U.S. Senate.

Baker ran unsuccessfully for governor as the Republican candidate challenging Patrick in 2010. He currently works at a venture capital firm.

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