Massachusetts Third Congressional District Primary Election Results

Democratic Primary

Updated 9:58 AM ET
Candidate
Lori Trahan* Uncontested

* Incumbent

Analysis From Our Reporters

  • Maggie Astor
    Maggie Astor Sept. 6, 2022

    Kim Driscoll, the mayor of Salem, Mass., won a three-way Democratic primary for lieutenant governor, defeating State Senator Eric Lesser and State Representative Tami Gouveia. Driscoll benefited from a remarkable $1.2 million in spending by a super PAC called Leadership for Mass.

  • Maggie Astor
    Maggie Astor Sept. 6, 2022

    Andrea Campbell, a former Boston councilwoman, won the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts attorney general over Shannon Liss-Riordan, a labor lawyer. Campbell could be the first Black woman elected to a statewide office in Massachusetts.

  • Katie Glueck
    Katie Glueck Sept. 6, 2022

    Maura Healey, who was a college basketball captain at Harvard and played on a professional team overseas, has often used discussion of sports in her campaigns. In her Twitter bio, she describes herself as, among other things, a “baller.”

  • Katie Glueck
    Katie Glueck Sept. 6, 2022

    In Massachusetts, with the Democratic primary for governor effectively set, the drama for Democrats is lower down the ballot, with competitive races for attorney general, lieutenant governor and possibly secretary of state.

  • Katie Glueck
    Katie Glueck Sept. 6, 2022

    After Gov. Charlie Baker, a popular moderate Republican, decided against running again, Massachusetts became one of the Democrats’ best opportunities to flip a governor’s seat.

  • Reid Epstein
    Reid Epstein Sept. 6, 2022

    Gov. Charlie Baker, a Massachusetts Republican who is more popular with Democrats and independents than members of his party, did not make an endorsement in the race to succeed him, while the Massachusetts Republican Party followed Mr. Trump’s lead and formally backed Mr. Diehl.

Republican Primary

Updated 9:58 AM ET
Candidate
Dean Tran Uncontested