Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick will not be seeking a third term in office, leaving his seat open to a new cast of candidates.
The general election is Nov. 4.
Charlie Baker: Campaign Website
Born: Nov. 13, 1956
Hometown: Elmira, N.Y.
Family: Married to Lauren, father of three
Education: Needham High School; Harvard College; Northwestern University (M.B.A.)
Past Office: Mass. Secretary of Administration and Finance (1994-1998); Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services (1992-1994)
Profession: Venture capitalist; former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare
Martha Coakley: Campaign Website
Born: July 14, 1953
Hometown: North Adams, Mass.
Family: Married to Thomas
Education: Drury High School; Williams College; Boston University School of Law (J.D)
Past Office: Mass. Attorney General (2007-present); Middlesex District Attorney
Additional candidates who have filed to run: